Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 11:25
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 06:31
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 12:19
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 Milica on Thu, 2005-04-21 16:17
Lord Roibeard O'Connor of the Kingdom of Northshield is working on a scientific history project for his graduate degree and would like some help with alchemy processes and procedures.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Wed, 2005-04-20 10:45
The Drachenwald online Order of Precedence (OP) can now accept registered armory and badge artwork for display in the OP.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-19 14:05
The Food Network series "The Secret Life of..." will feature SCA member Dame Selene Colfox in a program on cooking puddings.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-18 18:08
A renovation and modernization project at Oxford's Bodleian Library would see most of the 6 million books housed in the main building moved to other locations.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-18 15:01
Jesse Meyer, an expert in parchment-making, will present a 2-day workshop on parchment techniques in May 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-18 08:35
A study published in a recent edition of The New England Journal of Medicine warns athletes and runners that vast amounts of water or sports drinks can be lethal.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-15 17:43
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 Milica on Thu, 2005-04-14 16:34
The Norsa and the Vikings-na reenactors are sponsoring a training session in June that will be open to all, veterans and newcomers alike, to learn about Viking Age re-enactment.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-04-13 13:23
A Welsh shopowner has found a novel way to deal with rowdy teenagers: he bombards them with medieval music.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-13 10:16
By 2008, citizens of the United States will be required to have a passport to re-enter the United States from Canada and Mexico.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-12 11:20
The Vikings - NA and Norsa Proudly present the June Training event in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA June 23-26, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-12 09:21
Someone has created a user account on LiveJournal™ to syndicate the SCAtoday.net newsfeed. If you have a personal blog on LiveJournal, you can add this user to your "friends" list to show SCAtoday.net's news on your LiveJournal page.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-11 13:45
Metressa Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, a librarian in the modern world, offers a challenge to SCAdians during National Library Week.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-11 09:58
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 Sat, 2005-04-09 08:31
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 Fri, 2005-04-08 17:30
The Midgard Historical Center in Vestfold County, Norway, is seeking a few good Vikings to interact with visitors and create an authentic atmosphere.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-06 12:20
Jenna of SouthWind reports on citizens of the Kingdom of Calontir serving in the military in Iraq.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-06 10:15
Jenna of SouthWind reports on some of the challenges faced by those serving in the military abroad, including the shipment of rattan in a care package.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-03 11:41
Would you have been a good Viking? Test your skills in an online game from the BBC.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-03 08:53
An explosion at the Intertapes Polymer Group duct tape factory in Columbia, South Carolina, killed one employee and shook houses a mile away.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-04-02 11:45
Remember that article we published on April 1 about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request being "stalled" by the Society Seneschal? The document has at last been declassified, by executive decree.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-01 13:19
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 Thu, 2005-03-31 14:33
Join the Canton of Buckston-on-Eno in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill for a late period camping event in Leasburg, NC.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-31 10:45
Arizona teachers lobby for the teaching of Latin as a way to expose children to ancient culture, improve test scores and help kids get into college.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-03-30 12:03
File this in the category of the strange and unusual: An Internet gamer from Shanghai, China, has allegedly murdered a competitor for selling a sword that existed only in the game to someone else for real money.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-29 19:05
Lord Kaspar von Helmenstedt & Eleyne de Comnocke (aka Nick and Clare Baldock) have announced the birth of their son Cameron Arthur Baldock on March 22, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-03-28 07:34
Students at a high school in Oakland, California, attended a performance of "The Rap Canterbury Tales" by Dirk "Baba" Brinkman, a "hip-hop Chaucer rapper."