Past Events

  • 2021 Dec 03

    Yale Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom presentation
    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
  • 2021 Dec 02

    Medieval English Colloquium

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 221

    Harvard English's own Kathryn Wagner will speak on “The Shepherds’ Gloria: Reception of Latin Liturgy and the Figure of the ‘Lewed’ Listener in the Mystery Plays.” 
  • 2021 Nov 22

    "In Stori Stif and Stronge": A Conversation with David Lowery

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
    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
  • 2021 Nov 22

    MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
    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 (lydiashahan@g.harvard.edu). Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations
  • 2021 Nov 17

    University of Massachusetts Comparative Literature Program Lecture

    2:30pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom presentation
    Dawit Muluneh (Catholic University of America), The Legacy of Colonialism in Ethiopic Studies. This talk will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; to register, please contact Jessica Beasley (jbeasley@umass.edu). Sponsored by the Comparative Literature and Italian Studies programs of the University of Massachusetts Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Read more about University of Massachusetts Comparative Literature Program Lecture
  • 2021 Nov 17

    Premodern Race Seminar

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Boylston 237 (and on Zoom)

    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.

    Meeting theme: Defining ethnicity and race in ancient and medieval archeology.

    To register for the seminar, follow this link: http://forms.gle/eaUkCRY33U6gymbS9
    Please email Henry Gruber at hgruber@g.harvard.edu...

    Read more about Premodern Race Seminar
  • 2021 Nov 15

    Medieval Movie Night!

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
    In anticipation of director David Lowery's visit to Harvard on 22 November, please join us for a screening of Lowery's The Green Knight (2021), a provocative retelling of the late medieval English romance Gawain and the Green Knight. Sponsored by the Committee on Folklore and Mythology, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the English Department Graduate Medieval Colloquium, and the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop.

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