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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Song Culture in Medieval Bruges

Lecture | February 21 | 3-4 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

Frank Willaert, Professor of Dutch Literature, University of Antwerp

European Union Center, Netherlands-America University League, Dutch Studies

At the end of the fourteenth century, Bruges was on the brink of its Golden Age. The Flemish city had digested the injuries it had suffered during the Ghent war (1379-85), and was soon to flourish as an international market and port, as a foothold for Burgundian power, as a residence for wealthy courtiers, bankers, traders and entrepreneurs, and as the place to be for luxury artisans and...   More >