Check out our Podcast, Meeting in the Middle Ages!

Need a good podcast binge? Did you know the Medieval Institute sponsors a podcast, hosted by our graduate students, featuring the scholarship and research of medievalists both here and outside of Notre Dame? Have a listen now!

Use our Collections

Scholarly research is a key enterprise at the Medieval Institute and its library collection provides an unequaled resource essential to the study of the Middle Ages. Scholars from around the world come to use the materials collected here. Our Reading Rooms are open to all patrons weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excepting University closures.

Spring Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Davis-Secord (Ph.D. '07)

Each fall and spring we present a new Alumni Spotlight featuring the career paths of Institute alumni. Our Fall 2023 spotlight features Shannon Dunne (B.A., '98). We asked her to share with us her journey from institute graduate to renowned Irish dancer and teacher.

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Omnia disce. Videbis postea nihil esse superfluum. (Learn everything, and you will see afterward that nothing is superfluous.)

Hugh of St. Victor (d. 1141), Didascalicon 6.3