Some researchers in Italy are excitedly announcing that they may have, at last, found the bones of the real life Mona Lisa who posed for Leonardo da Vinci back in the 1500s. They found some fragments in a convent where she is thought to have retired after a brilliant career of sitting around, smiling in… Continue reading Alas, the Mona Lisa… I knew her, Horatio!
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's 'Past Perfect!' (November 5-7), featuring Dr. Géza Kállay, a professor at the School of English and American Studies at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest, a visiting professor at the Institute of European Studies in Vienna, as well as at the University of California in Santa Cruz,… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Geza Kallay
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's Past Perfect!' (October 29-31, Nov. 3), featuring Dr. Jennifer Linhart Wood, lecturer at George Washington University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Chris Mielke and Dr. Wood will be discussing the concept of otherness in soundscapes of the Early Modern Theatre and Travel Narratives. Past Perfect! is… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Jennifer Linhart Wood
Sacred Hearts, Secret Music by Musica Secreta & Celestial Sirens has been added to CEU Medieval Radio's playlist. The album is a sixteenth-century ‘sound-track’ to Sarah Dunant’s novel Sacred Hearts, the third in her Renaissance trilogy published in July 2009. Set in 1570, the novel is about Serafina, who falls in love with her music… Continue reading New Album on CEU Medieval Radio
It was amlost a year ago when we launched 'Past Perfect!', CEU Medieval Radio's weekly talk show on medieval and early modern history and culture. As we close 'Past Perfect!' for August, we feel obliged to say thank you to everyone who has contributed to the making of the programme and most importantly to all… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ is Going on Holiday
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week’s ‘Past Perfect!’ (July 9-10, 14 ) featuring UCLA's Prof. Emerita Marianne D. Birnbaum, who will talk about the literature produced by renaissance Hungarian poets such as Janus Pannonius and Bálint Balassi and allow some insight into Jewish living in the early modern period by discussing the extraordinary life… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues