Upcoming Events

Sep 09

New Graduate Student Welcome Reception

5:00pm to 7:00pm


Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

Welcoming reception for all first- and second-year graduate students in Medieval Studies, featuring food, drink, and merriment! Sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop.

Sep 17

English Department Medieval Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm


Kates Room, Warren House

Carolyn Dinshaw (New York University), Green is the New Black: Medieval Foliate Heads, Racial Trauma, and Queer Worldmaking.

Sep 21

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

6:00pm to 7:30pm


Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

Artes and Liberal Arts: From Medieval Learning to the Modern University: a panel discussion featuring Jan Ziolkowski (Classics, Harvard), Eileen Sweeney (Philosophy, Boston College), Nicholas Watson (English, Harvard), and Ahmed Ragab (Harvard Divinity School). Preceded by the Fall welcoming reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies.

Oct 03

New England Medieval Conference

(All day)


Northeastern University, Raytheon Amphitheatre

Slow Catastrophe, the 2015 meeting of the New England Medieval Conference, with keynote addresses by Michael McCormick (Harvard University) and Kathleen Davis (University of Rhode Island). Sponsored by the Harvard University Committee on Medieval Studies; the Northeastern University Department of English, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Humanities Center, and Environmental Studies Program; the Boston University Center for the Humanities and Interdisciplinary Program in Medieval Studies; and the University of Massachusetts Boston Department of English.

Oct 08

Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Lecture

5:30pm to 7:30pm


Sacker Museum

Glaire Anderson (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), Landscape of Sovereignty: The Villa in Umayyad Córdoba. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Harvard Aga Khan Program in Islamic Architecture.