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.
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...
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.