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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

Bangor expert contributes to Arthurian stamp launch

The enduring popularity of the Arthurian legends has been underlined yet again by the new publication of a set of stamps depicting Arthurian legends and characters by the Royal Mail. The new stamps have designs commissioned from artist Jaime Jones, and the accompanying text is by Bangor University Arthurian expert, Professor Raluca Radulescu.

Publication date: 16 March 2021

Digital version of the Bibliographical Bulletin of the International Arthurian Society joins its hardcopy collection at Centre for Arthurian Studies

A digital version of the Bibliographical Bulletin of the International Arthurian Society now joins its hardcopy collection in the Centre for Arthurian Studies

Publication date: 29 October 2020

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