Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 24

    Boston College Dante Lecture Series

    Location: 

    Devlin Hall 101, Boston Colllege main campus
    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Giovanni Braico (New York University), Re-constructing Demonic Anatomies: The Demons of Chantilly, MS 597.

  • 2017 Apr 24

    Cosmos and Creation in the Twelfth Century: An Interpretation of Genesis 1

    Location: 

    Boston Museum of Science Planetarium
    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    A collaborative digital performance integrating the images of creation from Hildegard of Bingen's Scivias with Hildegard's poetry and music performed by the Notre Dame Program in Sacred Music. Created by Margot Fassler (Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, Notre Dame) and digital artist Christian Jara. Admission is free; to reserve a ticket, please click here.

  • 2017 Apr 24

    Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

    Location: 

    Kates Room, Warren House
    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Alex Mueller (Visiting Scholar), Waking the Wordsmith: Alliterative Verse and Letter Writing in Late Medieval Oxford.

  • 2017 Apr 21

    38th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum

    Location: 

    Keene State College, Keene NH
    (All day)

    Culture and Violence, the 38th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, featuring keynote address by Richard Kaeuper (University of Rochester). For more information, please visit the conference website.

  • 2017 Apr 20

    Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

    Location: 

    301 Herter Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Francesco M. Galassi (University of Zurich), Giovanni Boccaccio’s Demise: A Philologico-Clinical Investigation.

  • 2017 Apr 20

    The Sacred Image: Between Revealing and Concealing

    Location: 

    The Naumburg Room, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
    (All day)

    A two-day international symposium highlighting new research on the interpretation of the sacred in ancient and medieval art, with a keynote address by François Lissarague (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) and presentations by Milette Gaifman (Yale University), Jeffrey Hamburger (Harvard University), John Hamilton (Harvard University), Henriette Hofmann (University of Basel), Pierre-Alain Mariaux (University of Neuchâtel), Ioannis Mylonopoulos (Columbia University), Laura Nasrallah (Harvard University), Felipe Pereda (Harvard University) Verity Platt (Cornell …

  • 2017 Apr 19

    Workshop on Arabic and Islamic Studies

    Location: 

    Semitic Museum 201
    5:45pm to 7:00pm

    Rushain Abbasi (NELC), Was there a Religious-Secular Divide in Pre-Modern Islam? Conceptualizing the Dīn-Dunyā Binary

    NB. This workshop is intended for graduate students only.

  • 2017 Apr 14

    MHC Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar

    Location: 

    Barker Center 133
    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Michelle Quay (Cambridge University), The Female "Saints" of Islam: Corporeality in Medieval Persian and Arabic Hagiography.

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