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The ASU Department of English's biennial Chaucer Celebration commemorates the life and work of medieval author Geoffrey Chaucer with events such as film festivals, concerts, performances, and academic discussions.
1st Prize—high school students: $400 | 1st Prize—ASU students: $400 | More prizes TBA
As part of the ASU Chaucer Celebration 2020: "Chaucer Goes to the Movies," we invite high school students in the Phoenix metro area and ASU undergraduates in good standing to submit an original film. Specifically: we're looking for a video—no more than 5 minutes long—of a scene (suitable for most audiences) from one of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer.
Special Guest: Brian Helgeland, Academy Award-winning writer and director of A Knight’s Tale
ASU sponsors of the 2020 Chaucer Celebration include the Dean of Humanities in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of English, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, ASU Library, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Institute for Humanities Research, and Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
For further information, contact the Department of English, tel: 480-965-3168 or Professor Richard Newhauser, Department of English, tel: 480-965-8139, e-mail: Richard.Newhauser@asu.edu
The Art(s) of Being Geoffrey Chaucer: March 18, 2016 | chaucerflyer2016final.pdf
Chaucerian Comedy and the Senses (of Humor): April 18, 2014 | chaucercelebration14.pdf
Chaucer's England—Sights, Sounds, Poetry: March 30, 2012 | chaucer12revised.pdf
Chaucer and Religion: April 1-2, 2010 | chaucerflyer10final.pdf
Chaucer's New Easter Clothes Day: April 3, 2009 | chaucer_program_09.pdf