Medieval Easter Traditions

Easter is full of odd traditions when you stop to think about them for a moment—why do chocolate eggs come from rabbits, and what do they have to do with the resurrection of Jesus?--and predictably, a good deal of that is just because they're so old we long since stopped paying attention to where they …

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CFP Saturday, plus a few other cool things.

There is but one CFP today, so I've had to pad this a bit with other potentially interesting things. Universitas scholarium. The social and cultural history of the European student from the Middle Ages to the Present Cologne, Germany Dates: 24-25.10.13 Deadline: 31.3.13 And a few errata which are not CFPs, but may be of …