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Manuscripts on Mondays: Medievalist on a Roll


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Dr. Adrienne Williams Boyarin (Department of English)

An in-depth look at one of the most treasured items of the Bruce and Dorothy Brown Collection, a 21-foot-long genealogical roll of English kings and events before 1472 CE. Dr. Adrienne Williams Boyarin will showcase the roll’s political biases (and even some of its humour!), discuss recent work on the roll by UVic students, and reveal new discoveries about its history and connections to other libraries.

Special Collections and University Archives, Mearns Centre for Learning—McPherson Library, Room A003, University of Victoria


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