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Thursday, April 7, 4:30 PM, John Dewey Lounge

Dr. Justine Trombley will give a lecture, free and open to the public, on "The Revenant (Book): Marguerite Porete, The Mirror of Simple Souls, and the Afterlife of a Condemned Text."

Justine Trombley received her B.A. in history, with honors, from UVM in 2009. She has since gone on to earn a Ph.D. in Medieval History from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 2015. This summer her research in Europe will be supported by an Olivia Remie Constable Award from the Medieval Academy of America, and in the fall she will take up a position as a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow a the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto. Her talk will summarize some of her ground-breaking research on the history of one of the medieval world's most famous and controversial texts, the Mirror of Simple Souls.

For more information, contact Field, Sean at 802-656-4408 or slfield@uvm.edu.

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