Good to Know: The Saint Joseph's University Experts Podcast
About This Show
Good to Know showcases the professors and students of Saint Joseph's University. In each episode, we talk with someone who's doing interesting research or has topical expertise.
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Stuck in Middle English with You: The Medieval Roots of Valentine's Day
5 days ago
In the midst of non-stop advertisements for new romantic comedies, over-spending on flowers and chocolates, and potential heartbreak this Valentine's Day, one may wonder, "Who can I blame for this fuss?" The answer might surprise you. Spend the holiday with medieval poet Geoffrey Chaucer and Associate Professor of English Paul Patterson. Patterson takes us through the medieval roots of today's celebration of love — with a little Middle English.