Upcoming Events

Sep 09

New Graduate Student Welcome Reception

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

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 21

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

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)

Location: 

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

Location: 

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.

Nov 17

Medieval Studies-Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club

Derek Krueger (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Lamenting Eden: Placing Adam, Eve, and Humanity in Byzantine Hymns. Reception to follow. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.

Dec 03

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

TBA

Ann Marie Rasmussen (University of Waterloo), The Polyfunctionality of Script on Medieval Badges. Co-sponsored by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.