Welcome to the Medieval Language, Literature and Culture (M.Phil.) website
The M.Phil. in Medieval Language, Literature and Culture, organized by the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is an interdisciplinary course designed for well-qualified graduates who wish to extend their interest in medieval studies. The flexible structure of the course allows students to construct their degree around their particular areas of interest, while acquiring both the technical expertise to investigate primary medieval documents and an insight into the complexities of medieval culture generally. Students will have the opportunity to be taught not only by Trinity staff but also by visiting lecturers from other internationally renowned institutions.
Medieval studies are flourishing at Trinity College, both at the level of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and at the research level. There is a medieval component in the undergraduate courses of at least 8 departments in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and over the last decade more than 30 M.Litt. or Ph.D theses have been completed on topics related to the Middle Ages. About 20 members of the academic staff have as their main focus of research medieval history, philosophy, literature or language. The College library possesses a large, varied and valuable collection of medieval manuscripts which are regularly consulted by scholars from all over the world and worked on by members of staff and research students of the University. Trinity College has hosted major international conferences on a wide range of aspects of medieval culture, and staff and research students from the College regularly attend and contribute to conferences elsewhere. It is in the context of this established, widely-recognized and vibrant research culture that the present M.Phil. course is offered.
If you are interested in applying for this course or require further information please write to Professor Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Co-ordinator:Dr Alice Jorgensen Telephone: +353-1-896 2475
Acting Course Co-ordinator: Professor Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin Telephone: +353-1-896 1527
Director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey
King Offa directs the building of St. Albans Church,
Drawing by Matthew Paris (died 1259)
TCD MS 177 fol 59v