Past Events

  • 2016 Feb 01

    MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

    5:15pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

    Sea Stories: Towards a Pelagic Middle Ages. A panel discussion chaired by Stephen Mitchell (Harvard University), featuring Josiah Blackmore (Harvard University), Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham University/Radcliffe Institute), and Christopher Loveluck (Nottingham University). Preceded at 4:00 p.m. by the Winter Welcome Reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies. Both events are free and open to the public.

  • 2016 Feb 01

    Classics Department Lecture

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Hall 102

    Alexander Riehle (University of Vienna), Lost and Found. Remarks on the Fate of the Classical genera orationis in Byzantium.

  • 2016 Feb 01

    Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Semitic Museum 201

    Katelyn Mesler (Hebrew University), “In the Language of the Christians”: On the Role of Latin among Late Medieval Sephardic Jews.

  • 2016 Jan 26

    Classics Department Lecture

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Hall 103

    Christos Simelidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Gregory of Nazianzus' Poems and Byzantine Scholarship.

  • 2016 Jan 26

    Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Semitic Museum 201

    Yaacob Dweck (Princeton University), The Ordeal of Jacob Sasportas: Jewish Messianism and the Sephardic Diaspora in the Seventeenth Century.

  • 2015 Dec 03

    MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 359 (the Nebel Room)

    Ann Marie Rasmussen (University of Waterloo), The Polyfunctionality of Script on Medieval Badges. Co-sponsored by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.

  • 2015 Dec 03

    MHC Science, Religion, and Culture Seminar

    5:15pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Avenue

    Panel discussion of Ahmed Ragab's The Medieval Islamic Hospital: Medicine, Religion and Charity, featuring Shigehisa Kuriyama (East Asian Languages and Civilizations), Roy Mottahedeh (History), and Charles Stang (Harvard Divinity School) in conversation with the author.

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