Philip Liston-Kraft (Harvard University Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures), Death Drive and the Maiden: The Queerness of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim. Refreshments will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Workshop meetings this semester...
Sören Stark (New York University), Eternal ‘Silk Road’? The Rise of Sogdiana during the 3rd–4th Centuries A.D.. Sponsored by the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross This lecture will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click... Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture
Anna Zakharova (Moscow State University), Reception and Adaptation of Byzantine Art in Old Rus in the Eleventh–Twelfth Centuries; response by Justin Willson (Princeton 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
Teaching the Middle Ages: Pandemic Lessons and Post-Pandemic Pedagogy, the 48th annual New England Medieval Conference. Sponsored by the Harvard Standing Committee on Medieval Studies and the University of Massachusetts Boston. This event will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; for complete program and registration information, please click here. Read more about New England Medieval Conference
Owen T.A. Cornwall (Tufts University), Alexander in the Graveyard: Finding Persianate Humanism in Jāmī’s Alexander Epic (1485). Co-sponsored with the Mahindra Humanities Center Persian and Persianate Studies Seminar. This talk will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click here to register. Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
D. Vance Smith (Princeton University), The African Map of Europe: The Brut and Balliol College Colonialism. Co-sponsored by the GSAS English Department Medieval Colloquium and the Committee on Medieval Studies. Please note that due to current university Covid-19 restrictions, attendance at this event is limited to Harvard faculty, students, and on-campus affiliates Read more about English Department Graduate Medieval Colloquium
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: Romantic Nationalism, Fascism, and the creation of a "Latin" Middle Ages.