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Rai d'Honoré

Dr. Rai d'Honoré is a mediaevalist and linguist. She has taught language, literature, philosophy, politics, film and history at universities in the U.S. and overseas. Previously Director of the Language Academy and on the faculty of the Medieval & Renaissance Studies at East Carolina University, she is currently President of Occitan Cultural Initiatives, a nonprofit foundation. She has also been Director of Creativity Foundation in collaboration with The Smithsonian Associates.

Course Title: Times and Traditions of the Troubadours

Participant Testimonials:

"Rai is a passionate and articulate scholar. It was a real treat to be exposed to her expertise."

"The Study Leader was knowledgeable and welcomed questions. Her lectures were supported by a well-organized PowerPoint presentation."

"Rai's beautiful singing with the chance to hear distinctions in the Troubadours' voices and formats! This was such a wonderful opportunity - Osher at its best!"

Last Updated: 8/23/18