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Fall 2023 events

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    October 27, 2023 | MDVL 2000 workshop: An instructor's online presence and thinking about your syllabus

    1 – 2:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-time MDVL 2000 TAs

  • October 27, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

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    October 28, 2023 | Share Your Collection Book Collecting Event

    2 - 4 p.m., Zhang Legacy Collections Center | Do you collect books? Lots of people collect publications of all kinds – graphic novels, handmade books, leatherbound books and ‘zines – if you collect or if you just like looking at books and talking about them, this is the event for you. We’ll have a couple of established collectors, but anyone is welcome to bring an example or two from their collection to share. We’d love to know what you collect, what got you started and what keeps you collecting.

  • November 3, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

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    November 10, 2023 | MDVL 2000 workshop: Designing active learning assignments and Elearning tips

    1 – 2:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-time MDVL 2000 TAs

  • November 10, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • November 17, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • December 1, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • December 8, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • Past events, fall 2023

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    August 25, 2023 | Orientation and TA meeting

    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-year MA candidates

  • An image of medieval script on a parchment page

    September 1, 2023 | What is medieval studies? Plus graduate handbook review

    1 – 2:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-year MA candidates

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    September 8, 2023 | Fall Welcome Reception

    The Medieval Institute will hold a fall reception to welcome students, affiliated faculty, and staff back for the 2023-2024 school year.

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    September 15, 2023 | MDVL 2000 workshop: Grading, part 1

    1 to 2:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-time MDVL 2000 TAs

  • September 15, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

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    September 22, 2023 | MDVL 2000 workshop: Grading, part 2, and plagiarism

    1 to 2:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-time MDVL 2000 TAs

  • September 22, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • September 29, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • September 29, 2023 | Medieval Research Group

    Dr. Marjorie Harrington presents "When an Authorial Scribe Isn't: The Case of Scribe O in NLW Brogyntyn MS ii.1." Potluck begins at 6 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m.

    Find out more about Medieval Research Group

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    October 6, 2023 | Finding and Using Materials in the Zhang Legacy Collections Center

    1 - 2 p.m., Zhang Legacy Collections Center | This event is designed as a how-to for the WMU community, especially researchers at every level, who want to make their work stand out by using material unavailable on internet. Curators will explain what we have, why we have it, how to find it, and how the staff at Zhang can help you find things you never knew were available to answer questions you didn't know you had. Tours of the facility will be available before the workshop.

    Learn more

  • October 6, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

  • An image of a green chalkboard that has been erased, with chalk and erasers on a shelf below

    October 13, 2023 | MDVL 2000 workshop: Designing and writing prompts and exams

    1 to 2:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center

    *Required for all first-time MDVL 2000 TAs

  • October 13, 2023 | Latin reading group: Hobbitus Ille

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Rawlinson Center