Past Events

  • 2016 Feb 12

    The Parliament of Fowls: Live!

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center Arts Café

    Celebrate Valentine's Day early with a live, semi-staged performance of Chaucer's witty poem on nature, love, and finding Mr. Right (or maybe not ...). Music, Middle English, and munchies: what could be more romantic? Co-sponsored by the Program in General Education and the Committee on Medieval Studies.

  • 2016 Feb 11

    Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

    5:10pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    226 Elm Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Henry Berlin (University at Buffalo, SUNY), Compassion and Composition in Medieval Iberian Literature.

  • 2016 Feb 08

    Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Warren House 102

    Oliver Marjot (Classics, Harvard University), Lepers and Lay Piety: Exile and Salvation in Jean Bodel's Congés d'Arras.

  • 2016 Feb 08

    MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 133

    Carlos Fraenkel (McGill University), Universalism, Pluralism, Exclusivism: Maimonides in the Context of Medieval Arabic Philosophy. Co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

  • 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.

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