Anything related to the mass media as a subject in and of itself, including relationships between the media and the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-27 11:13
"Kingdom of Heaven," a documentary about the upcoming film depicting the 12th century Crusade, will debut on A&E May 4, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 12:25
It is often remarked that "we use a lot of computers to study the history of the Middle Ages!" The newly-inaugurated Digital Medievalist web site takes an academic approach to that fact, offering theoretical and practical articles about the use of computers and the Internet to further historical research.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 07:31
Digital Medievalist is a scholarly, peer-reviewed, online technical journal focused on the use of the Internet and other digital tools and media in the study of medieval history. Articles include theoretical concepts relevant to the field of medieval studies, specific technologies and information standards, commentary, tutorials, project reports, book and web site reviews, and original scholarly research papers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-22 13:19
For those who just can't get enough of SCA battles, Underachiever Films, the producers of the 45-minute-long documentary on Estrella XX, are offering an 11-disc box set including over 90 hours of battle footage.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-04-20 08:23
Noted actress Claire Bloom stars in a production of "Shakespeare's Women" on Saturday, April 23, at the University of Nevada -- Las Vegas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-19 15:05
The Food Network series "The Secret Life of..." will feature SCA member Dame Selene Colfox in a program on cooking puddings.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-15 18:43
The Shire of Quintavia, located in modern-day Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) and vicinity, offered a demo as part of the local Girl Scouts' Father-Daughter Dance night. Holly Fiore, reporting for the Westborough News, offers a detailed recounting of the evening's festivities.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-04-15 16:15
The Grand Traverse Herald reports on a museum exhibit opening at which the SCA "provided Medieval and Renaissance ambiance during the reception."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-11 10:58
Kingdom of Heaven, the historical epic about the Third Crusade scheduled to be released this spring, is the subject of a copyright controversy in which author James Reston Jr. accused film director Ridley Scott of stealing his research.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-10 12:55
William Grimes of the New York Times reviews The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery, a new book by Ingrid D. Rowland about Renaissance forgery that rocked the literary world.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-09 09:31
East Kingdom resident Master Liam St. Liam was recently named the National Honor Society Advisor of the Year for the State of Massachusetts.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-07 19:52
The Honorable A.E.Vespers is collecting information about jousting practices and groups engaging in jousting in the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-01 14:19
Several SCA members from the west coast of the United States were prominently featured in The Conquerors, a new program which premiered on the History Channel in March 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-26 13:23
In celebration of the Broadway premiere of Spamalot, Entertainment Weekly has posted a trivia quiz to determine which Monty Python character you most closely resemble.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-03-25 17:10
The Great Falls Tribune reports from the Shire of Stan Wyrm, which will hold an event on the 26th.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-25 13:05
The new musical, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has finally debuted on Broadway, to rave reviews.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-21 15:36
The summer of 2005 will see a return of knights of old to the tourney field when English Heritage sponsors a series of knightly competitions. Listen to the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-20 13:33
New York Times reviewer Michiko Kakutani looks at The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time, a new book by John Kelly.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-17 15:40
The Hattiesburg Amercian ran an article on the SCA's Gulf Wars in a recent edition of the newspaper, including a short interview with the King of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-17 09:05
Judy Juenger of the Monroe, Wisconsin Times visited the Middle Ages recently with members of the Canton of Wolfhome when she attended the group's spring A&S event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-15 15:24
An exhibition of props, jewelry, armor and costumes from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films will be touring many of the major cities of the world in the next few months.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 09:12
Baron Tibor of Rock Valley recently attended the latest film version of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and wrote a review.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-08 13:01
Underachiever Films has just released Estrella XX (A Beautiful War), a feature-length documentary about the SCA. The documentary was filmed on location at Estrella XX, held in Atenveldt in February 2004.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-03-05 06:46
Underachiever Films is the production company offering Estrella XX (A Beautiful War). The feature-length documentary was created as an introduction to the SCA and features 45 minutes of armoured combat footage as well as interviews with SCA folk.
Submitted by Johnnae on Wed, 2005-03-02 12:02
The February 25 issue of Science magazine features an article about estimating the quantity of medieval knowledge that has survived in scribal form, versus the amount that has been lost to us due to destruction of the manuscripts over time.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 12:20
Reporter Natalie Fieleke of the Jefferson City (Missouri) News Tribune covered the recent Medieval Fair at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, in which students learned about the Middle Ages from SCA members.
Submitted by Rosanore of Redthorn on Tue, 2005-03-01 10:41
The Canton of Wolfhome, in central Wisconsin, held its first event last Saturday and got a nice write-up in the local paper.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-02-26 18:12
For persons who are interested in discussing historic films — primarily their accuracy — Baron Folo of the Middle Kingdom announces the formation of a new mailing list, called HistoricFilms.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-25 13:30
The Pierre, South Dakota Capital Journal recently covered an SCA feast held during an A&S competition served by local high school students.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-02-24 09:11
Writing for the West Valley View, an Arizona newspaper, reporter Justin Doom says that trying to explain the Estrella War to someone who has never been there is like trying to explain color to a blind person.