European History

The Black Death: Symptoms and Diagnosis of The Plague

September 21, 2017

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. […]

Professor Chats

Medieval History, Heroes, and Legends

January 3, 2017

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. […]