Nicholas Watson (Department of English), Palm Sunday Preaching and the Jews of Worcester, ca. 1200: Lambeth Homily I. Lunch will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Collations meetings this semester are limited to on-campus Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 30 September to Lydia Shahan (email@example.com). Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations
Barker Center south lawn (rain location: Barker Center 110)
Join the Harvard Medieval Studies community for drinks and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the opening of the academic year! Unfortunately, due to current Harvard University COVID-19 restrictions, our gathering this year is limited to current Harvard faculty, students, staff, and researchers. We look forward to welcoming off-campus members of our larger Medieval Studies community as soon as it is safe and permitted to do so.
Nadia Ali (Université Aix-Marseille), 'His Eyes Were Aware of the Pointed Corners of His Eyes': Reflections on the Gaze in Umayyad Painting. This lecture will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click here to register. Read more about Harvard AKPIA Lecture Series
Meet and greet some of Harvard's most exciting medieval manuscripts--and your fellow graduate students in medieval studies! The opening event of the Medieval Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Workshop will take place in the newly renovated Houghton Library. Sara Powell, assistant curator of Early Books and Manuscripts, will lead a short discussion of working and teaching with Harvard's collections. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, this event is limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP to Lydia Shahan at firstname.lastname@example.org....
The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary discussion group on race in Classics, Medieval Studies and Early Modern Studies. Readings will be precirculated. Open to Harvard faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates.
"The Middle Ages in the Americas", the 2021 Annual Meeting of CARMEN, the Medieval Network, with three days of paper presentations and project workshops as well as keynote addresses by Laura Cleaver (Senior Lecturer in Manuscript Studies, University of London School of Advanced Study) and...Read more about CARMEN 2021 Annual Meeting
The 2021 meeting of the Dante Society of America, an international symposium on the reception and influence of Dante and his work from Canada to Chile which both commemorates the origins of The Dante Society in nineteenth-century Cambridge and celebrates Dante’s presence in the museum and library collections of Harvard University. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American... Read more about Tra liti sì lontani: Dante for the Americas
Trisha Gupta (Yale University), Penetrating, Piercing, and Androgenizing: The Linguistic Defining, Redefining, and Blurring of Gender in the Beowulf Manuscript and the Skylitzes Chronicle. This talk will take place on the Zoom platform; to register, please contact the organizers here.