Cecily Hilsdale (McGill University), Worldliness in Byzantium and Beyond: Manuscript Materiality and Byzantine Materialism. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. Reception to follow.
Amy Remensnyder (Brown University), Shared Shrines, Muslim-Christian Trust and Pre-Modern Mediterranean Sailors' Culture on the Island of Lampedusa. Co-sponsored by the Medieval History Graduate Workshop.