Welcome to Medieval Studies

Welcome to the website for Canada’s oldest undergraduate
Medieval Studies program! Our research and teaching emphasize interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to the study of medieval Europe and the Near East, the birthplace of Western
civilization.

The Faculty of Arts acknowledges that we are living and working on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (also known as Neutral), Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River

  1. Sep. 11, 2017New Exhibit Explores Ancient and Modern MagicMagic

  2. Sep. 11, 2017Medieval Lecture Series - Karen Beck's Digitizing Early Manuscripts at the Harvard Law School Library

    Karen Beck discusses the Harvard Law School Library’s robust digitization program, focusing on the early manuscript collection. She presents highlights from the collection and explains why the Library has made digitization a priority. Her lecture describes the steps and people involved, as well as the challenges, successes, and lessons learned through the process.

    Karen Beck is Manager of Historical & Special Collections at Harvard Law School Library.

  3. May 31, 2017HeForShe Essay Contest Winners!

    We are pleased to announce the winners of the second annual St. Jerome’s University HeForShe Gender Equity Essay Contest.

    As previously reported, we established the St. Jerome's University #HeforShe Gender Equity Essay Contest in the 2015-2016 academic year, and we have continued this initiative into the 2016-2017 academic year. Please find the details here: https://www.sju.ca/news/st-jerome%E2%80%99s-heforshe-gender-equity-essay-contest

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