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Arthurian scholars meet in Bristol – Medievalists.net

July 24th, 2011

As announced on Medievalists.net, the 23rd Triennial Congress of the International Arthurian Society is meeting next week at the University of Bristol: Arthurian scholars meet in Bristol – Medievalists.net. I’m sure the public lecture will spend a lot of time reviewing portrayals of Arthur in the movies and current culture. Made me think of the post at screened.com about the various portrayals of Merlin in the movies.

Sounds like a fun time!

Source: Medieval News

‘Camelot’ Rolls into Ireland’s Ardmore Studios | The Irish Film & Television Network

July 10th, 2010

Woohoo! Filming has begun on the new 10-part tv miniseries based on Malory’s Morte dArthur: ‘Camelot’ Rolls into Ireland’s Ardmore Studios | The Irish Film & Television Network. King and Queen have been cast, along with several other major players. It has the potential to be very cheesy, but hopefully will avoid the most obvious glitzy traps of recent movies and shows. Keep your fingers crossed!

Quotations from Sontag’s On Photography

September 5th, 2009

I recently finished reading Susan Sontag’s On Photography [ISBN 0-312-42009-9; Picador, 1973] and, in the spirit of the book itself (which includes a collection of quotations from others), I decided to record some of the most interesting quotations.

I intend to represent her points objectively and don’t necessarily agree with all her statements, but wanted to capture them here.

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