Review: The Dark Ages, an Age of Light

Last night I watched the first episode of a new BBC documentary on one of my favourite subjects--'The Dark Ages', with the self-consciously contradictory subtitle, 'An Age of Light.' Here's what I thought of it. I honestly had no idea what to expect going in, as I'd just seen a throwaway reference to it and …

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CFP Saturday

Back from Quadrivium with a new CFP Saturday! Only three this time around, but pretty cool ones. Vagantes Medieval Graduate Student conference CFP EXTENDED to 9 November Madison, Wisconsin, USA Dates: 21-23 March, 2013 Deadline: 9 Nov, 2012 Largest graduate conference in North America, emphasising interdisciplinary scholarship on all medieval topics. Information here. Arthur, War …