Communication Associate: Public Relations
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March 5, 2001
Susan Beasy Latto, Director
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Katherine Basham, Head, Department of English 726-8230
UMD Presents Noted Scholar
on Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Dr. Derrick Pitard to Speak on the "Canterbury Tales"
UMD's English Department will
host Chaucer scholar Dr. Derrick Pitard on Friday, March 23, at 4 p.m.
in the Tweed Museum of Art. Dr. Pitard will present the second annual
Jankofsky Medieval and Renaissance Lecture titled "I Will No Longer Play
with Thee: Dialogue and Vernacular Authority in the Canterbury Tales". Dr.
Pitard teaches Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Slippery Rock University
The Lecture Series is named in honor of Klaus P. Jankofsky, retired Professor Emeritus, who inspired many students in Medieval and Renaissance studies at UMD. The Jankofsky Essay Award for the best student paper on a medieval or renaissance topic will be presented prior to Dr. Pitard's talk.
The lecture is free and open to the public. There will be a reception following the program.