Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 24

    Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard

    4:30pm to 6:30pm


    Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard, 26 Trowbridge Street

    Harvard, Spanish Medieval Art, and the Pilgrimage Road to Santiago: A Tribute to Professor Serafín Moralejo. With presentations by José Manuel Martínez Sierra (Real Colegio Complutense), Luis Girón Negrón (Harvard University), Francisco Prado-Vilar (Andrew Mellon Santiago Cathedral Program), and José Luis Moralejo (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares). For more information, please visit the...

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  • 2015 Nov 20

    Harvard Art Museums Art Study Center Seminar

    11:00am to 12:00pm


    Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    Islamic Manuscripts, featuring a Kashmiri manuscript of Firdawsi's Shahnama (Book of Kings); with presentations by Mary McWilliams (Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art), assistant curator Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım, and Calderwood Curatorial Fellow Stephanie Rozman. Admission is free, but capacity is limited; to register, please email

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  • 2015 Nov 19

    Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    226 Elm Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Kristen Carella (Assumption College), Dangerous Truths: Transgender Authenticity from Merlin to Laura Jane Grace. Co-sponsored by Old English Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

  • 2015 Nov 19

    MHC Celtic Literature and Culture Seminar

    4:30pm to 5:30pm


    Warren House 201

    Christopher Loveluck (University of Nottingham), Atlantic Networks and Social Change in the Early Medieval West: Western Britain and Ireland in an Expanding Archaeological Context, c. AD 400-1200.

  • 2015 Nov 18

    Rhode Island Medieval Circle

    5:30pm to 6:30pm


    Annmary Brown Memorial, 21 Brown Street, Providence RI

    Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Limners and the Making of Literature in Late Medieval England.

  • 2015 Nov 18

    Workshop on Arabic and Islamic Studies

    5:30pm to 7:00pm


    Semitic Museum 201

    Arafat Razzaq (Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of History), Gossip as a Social and Historical Problem: Ibn Abī al-Dunyā's Ethics of Speech and the Genre of Pious Adab in Ninth-Tenth Century Baghdad.

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Medieval Studies-Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

    6:15pm to 7:30pm


    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.

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Book Launch Lecture

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Ahmed Ragab (HDS), The Islamic Hospital. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of History of Science Early Science Working Group, and the Harvard Divinity School Science, Religion, and Culture Program.