September 23, 2019

Joshua Jay is coming on October 11th to the US Bank Conference Theater: more details here. Check him out on James Corden!

August 21, 2019

CMRS Major Sheridon Ward is making headlines for her research on early modern London:


July 1, 2019

Graduate Administrative Associate

Open Position—AY 2019-2020


Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies

The CMRS will have an open 25% GAA position for the 2019-2020…

June 12, 2019
Congratulations to our Spring 2019 Award Winners!

CMRS Essay Awards

Barbara A. Hanawalt Graduate Essay Award: Clint Morrison, English, "Peripheral Vision: Choreographing Description in …

February 4, 2019

Lord Denney’s Players, the Department of English, and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies are excited to announce the second annual Lord Denney’s Players Sonnet Contest!…

January 3, 2019

Lord Denney's Players are holding auditions for their fifth production, the 1597 text of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, during the second week of the spring term. Audition dates and times…

November 5, 2018

Chris Woodyard (BA, medieval and renaissance studies, 1976) has made a living out of her fascination with the dead. Her love of history led her to Ohio State and eventually to a degree in medieval…

October 5, 2018

The Very Rev. Dr. Mateja Matejic, professor emeritus of the OSU Slavic Department, died July 27, at age 94. His son, Professor Predrag Matejic, wrote his obituary which may be viewed below.

August 9, 2018

The Ohio State University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce that the online video archive of our lectures has been updated. The 2016-17 and 2017-18 series are now…