Online Seminar: PSU Press Presents: Medieval & Early Modern Women in Politics & Power, Friday 25 September 2020,7:00-8:15 PM (EST)

Join Penn State University Press for a discussion with the authors of four recent books that explore the many roles of powerful women in the medieval and Early Modern eras! This virtual panel will take place on Friday, September 25th at 7pm EST. Panelists will discuss their books and answer your questions.

Our guests are:

  • Tracy Adams and Christine Adams, authors of The Creation of the French Royal Mistress: From Agnès Sorel to Madame Du Barry
  • Silvia Z. Mitchell, author of Queen, Mother, and Stateswoman: Mariana of Austria and the Government of Spain
  • Mariah Proctor-Tiffany, author of Medieval Art in Motion: The Inventory and Gift Giving of Queen Clémence de Hongrie
  • Gail Orgelfinger, author of Joan of Arc in the English Imagination, 1429–1829

Moderated by Eleanor H. Goodman, PSU Press Executive Editor

Friday 25 September 2020,7:00-8:15 PM (EST) – via Zoom.

Register here.


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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