- 06:30 PM
Dr. Dorsey Armstrong, a teacher-scholar of Medieval studies from of Purdue University, will give the 2019 Bisson Lecture in the Humanities the evening of Tuesday, January 22nd. Her talk is entitled "King Arthur and the Knights of the Public Humanities: Literature in the Classroom, on Guided Tours, and on Screen." This event is free and open to the pubic; refreshments will be served.
Dr. Armstrong is an Associate Professor of English and Medieval Literature at Purdue University. She is the author of numerous articles and several books on Medieval literature, including Sir Thomas Malory's Morte d’Arthur: A New Modern English Translation (2009) and Gender and the Chivalric Community in Sir Thomas Malory's Morte d'Arthur (2003). Currently the editor-in-chief of Arthuriana, Dr. Armstrong has won numerous awards for her teaching, and she has recorded six lectures for The Great Courses, inspiring lifelong learning through video.
Location: Reinsch Auditorium