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Of Wolves and Mercenaries

Dr. Steven Isaac has just published an article in the summer edition of the Cahiers de Civilisation Médiévale 59:2 in France.  The article, “Le Loup et le Mercenaire: une métaphore d’exclusion au XIIe siècle,” looks at how medieval chroniclers, because they did not have the actual term “mercenary” (in its modern sense) available to them, […]

Christopher Swanson sings in Filipino opera

Dr. Christopher Swanson will sing a leading role in a the opera Noli me tángere by Filipino composer Felipe de Leon (1912-1992).  Performances will be September 30, October 1, 2, 13, 14, 15 & 16 at the Henrico Theater. Noli me tangere (1957), the first Filipino opera, is a dramatization of the important nationalist novel of the same name by Jose […]

Faulkner’s Bitterroot published

Steven Faulkner’s new memoir, Bitterroot: Echoes of Beauty and Loss, has been published by Beaufort Books of New York City. It is available in bookstores and on Amazon. From the Bitterroot press release:   On the occasion of the 100th-year anniversary of the National Parks Service, author Steven Faulkner releases a memoir of his unforgettable […]