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.
Food, Drink, and Merriment galore, featuring very short stories of guaranteed veracity on the wonders of olden times, and the profit to be gained from knowledge thereof, including "How the Middle Ages nearly ended my honeymoon", "Brother John’s guide to sublime learning (no tuition required)", "How being a medievalist opens doors (to Worcester Cathedral, anyway)", "With medieval poetry, who needs tinder?", "Why I REALLY dig the Vikings", and much more. Brought to you by your friends in Medieval Studies and History and Literature.