feminism

The consolation and living magic of old poetry

img_7861“Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War”
British Library, 19 October 2018 to 19 February 2019.
Information: https://www.bl.uk/events/anglo-saxon-kingdoms

An exhibition just opened in London, at the British Library, which is by all accounts sublime and has been stunning colleagues who work in medieval English literature and history, and many other lovers of all things beautiful and old. (more…)

Work in progress: remembering there’s a “HAG” in hagiography, inspired by Saint Enimia on her feast-day today

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Bibliothèque nationale de France MS lat. 913,
the Office and Life of St Enimia.
Latin, c. 1300-10.
?Mende (Lozère, in the Gévaudan, Languedoc; a stone’s throw or short dragon-flight across the Causses from Ste-Énimie).

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Radical professionalism, a year later

The first of a set of posts on professionalism and radical professionalism appeared on this day a year ago. Here is the whole set again, this Happy Labour Day.

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On Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art (part 3 of 3)

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Alas, there may be more to it, and a darker side. (more…)

On Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art (part 2 of 3)

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The plot thickens… (more…)