March 26, 2012. 2-7 pm. Joyner 2409. Cultural and Political Exchange in France, 1300-1600. A Colloquium organized by the program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies featuring Plenary Speaker Penny Roberts of the University of Warwick at 6pm in Joyner 2409 who will speak on “The Cheese and the Words: Clandestine Confessional Exchange in 16th Century France.” The talks begin at 2pm with Michael Potterton (Four Courts Press), Jonathan Reid (ECU), John Bradley (NUI-Maynooth), Corinne Noirot-Maguire (Virginia Tech), Anoush Terjanian (ECU), Anne-Hélène Miller (ECU) and John Watkins (U. Minnesota). Additional Sponsors: The Division of Research and Graduate Studies, The Office of International Affairs, and Explorations in Renaissance Culture (a journal of the South Central Renaissance Conference).