Jorie Woods on ‘Classical Emotions in the Medieval Classroom’

mKGsnaWWqw.htmlOn Wednesday 4 Febuary, Jorie Woods (Texas at Austin) talked bout ‘Classical Emotions in the Medieval Classroom’ to Cambridge researchers at the Medieval Graduate Seminar. The paper she presented is a chapter of her upcoming book (lecture collections). Her observations on the interlinear and marginal glossaries in some medieval Latin ‘textbooks’ were followed by insightful interpretations of how medieval teachers cultivated emotions and encouraged responses involving empathy to classical works.