Ann Marie Yasin (University of Southern California), Architectural Restoration and the Sensory Experience of Time in Late Antiquity; response by Kimberly Bowes (University of Pennsylvania). Sponsored by the Yale Department of Classics and Yale Department of the History of Art. This lecture will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click here to register. Read more about Yale Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture
Hollywood meets Medieval in this special lunchtime event sponsored by the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, as Harvard students pitch their television treatments of medieval sex, love, and marriage to a celebrity panel of judges. Who will prevail? Come for lunch, stay to find out!
The pitches: Sacred Heart, prod. Jenna Garofolo (RLL), Kendall Jean '24, and Madison McCoy '25; Unholy Confessions, prod. Jordyn Duby '25, Jodie Kuo '25, and Jacquelyn Dunn (HDS); All or Nun, prod. Saskia Fisher '24, Mira Kingsbury-Lee '24, and Julia Ward '25
A virtual exploration of Sargent's visual masterpiece Hell through Dante's Commedia, organised in honor of Smith College Emeritus Professor Alfonso Procaccini and featuring presentations by Marco Piana (Smith College) and Danielle Carrabino (Smith College Museum of Art). Sponsored by the Smith College Department of Italian Studies and the Smith College Museum of Art. This event will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click... Read more about Consuming the Soul: Visions of Hell between Dante and Sargent
Ioanna Rapti (École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris), Stories for a King: Images and Narratives at the Holy Cross of Aght’amar; response by Christina Maranci (Tufts University). Sponsored by the Yale Department of Classics and Yale Department of the History of Art. This lecture will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; click here to register. Read more about Yale Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture
The MHW will host Professor Intisar Rabb for a conversation on "The State of the Field in Medieval Islamic Studies." The event will take place in person in the Robinson Lower Library, but can also be attended via Zoom.
A conversation with David Lowery, writer and director of The Green Knight (2021), on the making of the film and the process of adopting and adapting a medieval story for modern audiences. Moderated by Ahmed Seif (Department of English), with panelists Daniel Donoghue (Department of English), Sean Gilsdorf (Medieval Studies), Aarya Kaushik '24 (Department of English), and Nicholas Watson (Department of English). Presented by the Standing Committee on Medieval... Read more about "In Stori Stif and Stronge": A Conversation with David Lowery
Rachel Teubner (Australian Catholic University; Visiting Scholar), Marguerite’s ‘Pater Noster’: Genre and Theology in the Early Évangelisme. Lunch will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Collations meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 18 November to Lydia Shahan (email@example.com). Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations