Past Events

  • 2016 Apr 01

    Medieval Mysticism and Modern Philosophy

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Sever Hall 113

    Ben Morgan (Oxford University), Varieties of Freedom: Eckhart, Seuse, ‘Sister Catherine’, and Forms of Agency in Recent Cognitive Science. Followed by a roundtable discussion with Amy Hollywood (Harvard Divinity School), Racha Kirakosian (Harvard University), Niklaus Largier (University of California Berkeley), and Judith Ryan (Harvard University). Co-sponsored by the Harvard Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar, and the Committee on the Study of Religion.

  • 2016 Mar 29

    Medieval History Graduate Workshop

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library

    Stephen Shoemaker (University of Oregon), Eschaton and Empire: Political Apocalypticism in Late Antiquity and Early Islam. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies.

  • 2016 Mar 28

    Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

    Luis Lopez (Romance Languages and Literatures), The Gendered Gaze: Torrellas’ Sadistic Torture in Grimalte y Gradissa.

  • 2016 Mar 25

    Digital Britain: New Approaches to the Early Middle Ages

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

    A two-day symposium on the present and future of digital humanities within the broader study of medieval England, and the multimodal approach to Medieval Studies it entails; with keynote addresses by Martin Foys (University of Wisconsin Madison) and Timothy Stinson (North Carolina State University). Sponsored by the Department of English, the Morton Bloomfield Fund, the Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities, and the Committee on Medieval Studies. For program and registration information, please visit the...

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  • 2016 Mar 24

    Boston University Department of Religion Annual Lecture

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Questrom School of Business Auditorium, 595 Commonwealth Avenue

    Caroline Walker Bynum (Columbia University), Holy Beds and Holy Families: Encounters with Devotional Objects in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Co-sponsored by the Boston University Program for Scripture and the Arts and the Boston University Center for the Humanities.

  • 2016 Mar 22

    Medieval History Graduate Workshop

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library

    Ryan Wilkinson (Department of History), Peace and Abundance? Burgundian Wealth, Frankish Violence, and the Circulation of Pseudo-Imperial Coins.

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