It’s International Hug A Medievalist Day!
Since 2011, this holiday has offered people a chance to express their love and affection for medievalists by, well, hugging them. Or if you’re a medievalist, hug yourself! Or snuggle with your favorite medieval book! If there’s a special medievalist in your life, consider giving them a hug today—with their consent, of course.
Some context, if you haven’t come across this before:
Some useful links:
Some interesting medieval #hugpix newly circulating on social media this year:
Once again, always seek consent before hugging. Here’s a useful and humorous guide on how to hug your medievalist today (Natalie Grinnell, 2014).
HUG OFTEN, HUG RESPONSIBLY!
P.S. Remember that MORE festivities will ensue tomorrow (on Whan That Aprille Day)!
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Hug A Medievalist Day 2016
by JONATHAN HSY
Posted by Jonathan Hsy at 9:39 AM
Labels: hugs, social media
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In a troubled and sad world, this day has been one of sharing fun, creativity and history with far-flung folk.
What's not to like? ;)
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