Archive - Jan 29, 2008

The sound of medieval English

The BBC's British History website includes the Ages of English Timeline which allows visitors to hear English the way it would have been spoken throughout the various historical periods.

[AET] College of Three Ravens 2008

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The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to announce The College of Three Ravens to be held on February 23, 2008, at the Western Presbyterian Church, 101 East Main Street, Palmyra, NY (phone: 315-597-9171). The hall opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM. The site is very dry, non-smoking & all flames must be enclosed. The site is not handicapped accessible.

The College theme for this year is: "Everything Middle Eastern and Asian". We would like to see classes that have a ME or Asian bent to them.View class list here. Location:
Barony of Thescorre (Palmyra, New York)

The "DARC" is rising again

The Dark Ages Re-Creation Company, a group "interested in using living history to research aspects of life in Northern Europe during the Viking Age," has become active again.

[MER] Golden Lily IX: Feast of Flames

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Come and join the family of Beau Fort around our hearth as we celebrate the Feast of Flames on the 15th, 16th and 17th of February, 2008.

This Celtic mid-Winter celebration symbolizing the first stirring of the Earth from its icy sleep. Because this day was primarily marked by the kindling of sacred fires, we invite you to join us on Friday night for the first ever Beau Fort "Flaming Lily Tournament," a torch lit tourney that fans the flames for Saturday's traditional Golden Lily Tournament. Prizes awarded to the winner of each contest. Location:
Shire of Beau Fort (Flovilla, Georgia)

Comments sought: Translation of Corporate Documents

The SCA Inc. Board of Directors is seeking member comments on a proposed change to Corpora related to translation of SCA official documents into non-English languages. (UPDATED)

Position announcement: Chief Technical Officer, SCA Inc. (deadline extended)

The SCA Inc. seeks applicants for the position of Chief Technical Officer, for a three-year term beginning April 15, 2008. This is a part-time volunteer position requiring technical leadership and a commitment of approximately 10-15 hours per week plus availability for emergencies. The CTO is a direct deputy to the Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations, and reports indirectly to the Board of Directors by way of an Ombudsman.