Past Events

  • 2016 Mar 03

    Subterfuge and Deception in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean

    Thu Mar 3 (All day) to Sat Mar 5 (All day)

    Location: 

    Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 38 Kirkland Street

    A three-day symposium, featuring presentations by Fred Astern (San Francisco State University), Brian Catlos (University of Colorado Boulder), Sharon Kinoshita (University of California Santa Cruz), Argyro Nicolaou (Harvard University), and Karen Pinto (Boise State University), with a keynote address by Thomas Glick (Boston University). Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Mediterranean Seminar.

    All events are free, but registration is required....

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  • 2016 Mar 01

    Medieval History Graduate Workshop

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library

    Isabelle Catteddu (Institut de recherches archéologiques préventives), Archaeology of early Medieval Rural Societies in Northwestern France (6th-12th c.): Settlements, Agriculture and Landscape. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Initiative for the Science of the Human Past.

  • 2016 Mar 01

    English Department Medieval Colloquium

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 403

    Cord Whitaker (Wellesley College), Shimmering Philological Mirage: Chaucer's Miller's Tale and the Spiritual Side of Race. Co-sponsored by the Race and Ethnicity Colloquium.

  • 2016 Mar 01

    Department of the History of Science Seminar

    12:00pm to 1:45pm

    Location: 

    Science Center room 469

    Valentina Pugliano (University of Cambridge), The Artisan and the Koran: A Mediterranean Perspective on Early Modern Science and Medicine.

  • 2016 Feb 29

    Boston College Dante Lecture Series

    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Devlin Hall room 101

    Olivia Holmes (Binghamton University), Virgil’s and Sordello’s Embrace in Purgatorio 6: Latin Poet Meets Vernacular Rhymester.

  • 2016 Feb 29

    Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

    Georgia Henley (Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University), Monastic Libraries in Wales and the March.

  • 2016 Feb 25

    Medieval Academy of America 2016

    Thu Feb 25 (All day) to Sat Feb 27 (All day)

    Location: 

    Hyatt Regency Boston, 1 Avenue de Lafayette

    The annual meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, featuring keynote addresses by Barbara Newman (Northwestern University), William Noel (University of Pennsylvania), and Robin Fleming (Boston College), with closing reception at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Lesley University, The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Wellesley College. For complete information and...

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  • 2016 Feb 22

    Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

    Charles Bartlett (Classics, Harvard University), The Lex Romana canonice compta: Tenth-Century Roman Law in Context.

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