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'The Green Knight for our times: A24 new movie reviewed

Apocalyptic post-war imagery, the aura of legend and stunning imagery bring to mind modern warnings of the danger of mass extinction and ecological destruction, while the mysterious presentation of both Gawain and the Green Knight challenge modern audiences to self-scrutinise their own potential naivete about the perils brought about by man’s conquest of nature across centuries of industrialisation.

Publication date: 17 February 2022

International Postgraduate Community in Arthurian Studies launched by Bangor University

For the first time in its 16-year history, this year’s Medievalism Transformed conference exchanged its beloved ‘College on the Hill’ dwelling for an entirely virtual space in collaboration with the Centre for Arthurian Studies. Over the course of two days (18-19 September 2020), the Centre welcomed over 150 speakers and attendees from all over the world to exchange ideas about ‘Movement through Arthurian Legend’.

Publication date: 28 October 2020

The Romance of Sir Degrevant

‘The Romance of Sir Degrevant’, Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1896. This is one of only 350 original copies made on paper with 8 copies on vellum. The Frontispiece was designed by Edward Burne-Jones and engraved by W.H. Hooper. The printing type is Chaucer Type printed on hand-made paper which holds the second version of the Primrose watermark.

Publication date: 22 October 2020

Blog: Bangor University Arthurian PhD alumni publish new book

The Horse in Premodern European Culture: why horse history matters for Arthurian scholars

Publication date: 16 July 2020

Blog: Launch of 'Arthur in the Celtic Languages'

A very successful and well-attended event was held on 28 February 2019 in the Council Chamber, Bangor University, to celebrate the recent publication of Arthur in the Celtic Languages.

Publication date: 27 June 2019