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Talking about the future of medieval studies with current graduate students and early career researchers. Lucie Laumonier interviews about all aspects of the Middle Ages.

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Talking about the future of medieval studies with current graduate students and early career researchers. Lucie Laumonier interviews about all aspects of the Middle Ages.

    The Road to Sainthood

    The Road to Sainthood

    In the Middle Ages, making it to Sainthood was a tedious process. Though, being murdered in the Canterbury Cathedral was a good starting point. Lucie Laumonier interviews Tristan Taylor on his research into the so-called South English Legendaries, a collection of saints’ lives drafted from the thirteenth century.

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    • 26 min
    The Vikings’ Slave Trade

    The Vikings’ Slave Trade

    From Woven Sails to Slavery: Viking lovers, this episode is for you! Lucie Laumonier meets Sarah Christensen, a PhD student at Brown University who studies the slave trade in the Western Viking world and its intersections with gender. We learn that enslaved women often worked in textile production, weaving the sails Viking men used to propel their ships.

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    • 27 min
    Were the Cathars even real?

    Were the Cathars even real?

    The Cathars are one of the most well-known heretical group in medieval Europe. But how much do we know about them? In this episode, Lucie Laumonier interviews Jean-Paul Rehr about the mythical Cathars and a peculiar inquisition record drafted near Toulouse in the thirteenth century. 

    • 27 min
    Ancient DNA in the Western Mediterranean

    Ancient DNA in the Western Mediterranean

    Ancient DNA has a lot to say about the people who walked the Earth in the Middle Ages… History and sciences are coming together and it’s quite the crossover. In this episode of Medieval Grad Podcast, Lucie Laumonier interviews Reed Johnston Morgan, a history PhD candidate at Harvard University, who studies frontier communities in the Western Mediterranean at the turn of the Antique world and the early Middle Ages.

    • 27 min
    A Rotting Cat and a Damaged Penis

    A Rotting Cat and a Damaged Penis

    Do you know what is the best weapon to attack your drinking pal outside of a tavern? A rotting cat, of course! In today’s episode, Allison Bailey, a PhD candidate in history at the University of Toronto presents her research about the intersection of gender, violence and emotions in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century France.

    • 25 min
    Laughter, Satire and Medieval Parody

    Laughter, Satire and Medieval Parody

    What made medieval people laugh? To find out, Lucie Laumonier talks with Bryant White, a PhD student in French studies at Vanderbilt University. Bryant’s research focuses on medieval satire and parody where he analyses representations of the clergy.

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    • 28 min

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