A sea of high-school graduates

What, exactly, is “Pomp,” anyway?

…and why, specifically, are we looking at circumstance here? I took part in the 2018 Spring Graduation festivities for the English Department and the university as a whole the other day, and after driving for six hours yesterday, I get to watch my eldest nephew graduate from high school today. It’s enough to make one […]

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Christ Enthroned, from the Book of Kells

Sacred Objects and Places

This week has been crazier than most, but mostly in a good way. It’s always crazy during Spring Lecture Series week, and this year, the 33rd in the annual series, has certainly kept me going. The lectures have been amazing, the lecturers have been generous, and the UNM Institute for Medieval Studies, headed by Dr. […]

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A hole in a manuscript page shows the page below it.

Something Missing…

You know what I don’t seem to talk about much on my blog, which I’ve titled “The Digital Medieval”? No, no…if you look at the archives, I talk about digital crap all the time. What I don’t talk about nearly enough is medieval stuff, and there’s a reason for that. I’m not saying it’s a […]

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