Upcoming Medieval Studies Committee Events

2018 Sep 24

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

Location: 

Barker 114 (Kresge Room)
6:00pm to 7:15pm

Luca Politi (Romance Languages and Literatures), Translation’s Boundaries: A Sonnet by Cino da Pistoia.
2018 Sep 26

Harvard Art Museums Lecture

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, 32 Quincy Street
6:00pm to 7:15pm

Evelin Wetter (Abegg-Stiftung), Brides of Christ and Grooms of the Church: Two Concepts of Liturgical Clothing by Hildegard of Bingen and Arnošt of Pardubice. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, and the Harvard Art Museums with the generous support of the M. Victor Leventritt Fund.

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2018 Oct 01

Africa in the Medieval World Lecture Series

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Steven Kaplan (Hebrew University), In Search of Medieval Africa: Sources, Methods, and Traps. Reception to follow. This event is part of the 2018-2019 lecture series "Africa in the Medieval World", co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Studies, the Committee on Medieval Studies, and the Department of African and African American Studies.
2018 Oct 05

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

Location: 

Widener Library, room 240
1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop presents a hands-on medieval book-binding workshop, led by Kate Rich, Katherine Gray, and Terri Messina of the Harvard Library Preservation Services. Participants will learn how to produce a fifteenth-century link-stitch binding. Using original materials of parchment, wood and bone, you will make a book in a simple, elegant style popular among late medieval students and scholars. Soon, you may be cutting quills and writing your dissertation by candlelight! All tools and materials will be provided. Space in the workshop is limited, and priority... Read more about Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop