Babette Hellemans (University of Groningen), Peter Abelard and Forms of Biotopy. Co-sponsored by the Boston University Interdisciplinary Program in Medieval Studies, and by the Departments of Classics, History, Philosophy, Religion, and Romance Studies.
Food, Drink, and Merriment galore, featuring very short stories of guaranteed veracity on the wonders of olden times, and the profit to be gained from knowledge thereof, including "How the Middle Ages nearly ended my honeymoon", "Brother John’s guide to sublime learning (no tuition required)", "How being a medievalist opens doors (to Worcester Cathedral, anyway)", "With medieval poetry, who needs tinder?", "Why I REALLY dig the Vikings", and much more. Brought to you by your friends in Medieval Studies and History and Literature.
A memorial conference honoring †Fredric Cheyette (Ph.D. '59), Professor of History emeritus at Amherst College. Presentations by Elizabeth A.R. Brown (CUNY), Geoffrey Koziol (University of California Berkeley), Paul Hyams (Cornell University), Stephen White (Emory University and Harvard University), and Bailey Young (Eastern Illinois University). For more information, visit the Amherst College History...
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard, 26 Trowbridge Street
Francisco Prado-Vilar (Real Colegio Complutense), Hidden Masterpieces Revealed: Spanish Medieval Art in the Zodiaque La nuit des temps Series. A lecture marking the publication of Janet Marquardt's Zodiaque: Making Medieval Modern, 1951-2001(Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015).