In this episode of The Torch, an expert in the Arthurian Legend and a screenwriter discuss the intersection of page and screen as well as the amazing narrative and cathartic possibilities a good story has to offer.
In the late 1800’s, multiple outbreaks of the plague popped up in China and India. What resulted was not just the horrors of disease, but also a modern understanding of what the plague is, and how it spreads. […]
The plague that raged through Europe in the 14th century changed just about every single thing about medieval society, and indeed, in large measure, the Black Death produced the modern world we live in today. […]
Professor Dorsey Armstrong, Associate Professor of English and Medieval Literature at Purdue University, discusses medieval history, literature on the time period’s legends and heroes and offers insight into life during the Middle Ages. […]