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British Studies Professor Nicola Boyle Receives PhD 
Harlaxton College is excited to congratulate Nicola Boyle for recently receiving her PhD in theatre history from De Montford University in Leicester, England. Boyle joined the British Studies faculty at the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester. Prior to joining the British Studies faculty team, Boyle taught Shakespeare at Harlaxton College and critical theory at Loughborough University.
  
Gold Room Lecture: University of Evansville Professor Rob Griffith
Harlaxton College guest professor Rob Griffith from the University of Evansville gave a Gold Room Lecture titled "The Devil in the Milk" on Wednesday, May 24. Reading excerpts from his poetry collection, Professor Griffith talked about the creative writing process and his most recent book The Moon from Every Window. He is the editor of the journal Measure, director of the University of Evansville Press, and chair of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Evansville.

Gold Room Lecture: British Studies Professor David Green, PhD
David Green’s May 29 Gold Room Lecture was entitled "The Tomb of the Black Prince: Context and Incongruities." The lecture explored the incongruities between the location of Edward the Black Prince’s (1330-76) tomb, the character of the epitaph, and the materials chosen for the effigy. Green is the author of Edward the Black Prince: Power in Medieval Europe and A Hundred Year's War: A People's History.