Events

  • 2019 Oct 16

    Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Arthur Kinney Center for Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst MA
    Kathy Lavezzo (University of Iowa), The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy: Gender, Antisemitism, and the English City.
  • 2019 Oct 19

    Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Lamont Library room B30, 11 Quincy Street
    A two-day, graduate student-led workshop addressing the codicological challenges posed by medieval manuscripts and the fundamentals of digital editing, including transcribing, commenting upon, and encoding the text and images of a medieval manuscript from Harvard's Houghton Library according to TEI P5 protocols. The workshop will be limited to twelve places, with preference given to graduate students with a demonstrated need for training in manuscript study and text encoding. The application form can be found... Read more about Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript
  • 2019 Oct 24

    Medieval English Colloquium

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Barker 114
    Heide Estes (Monmouth University), Gender, Jews, and Disability in Old English Poetry.
  • 2019 Oct 29

    Medieval History Graduate Workshop

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Lower Library
    Eric Nemarich (Harvard University), The State as a Work of Art: Governing With Petty Officials in Fourteenth-Century Italy.
  • 2019 Oct 30

    Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    The Kates Room, Warren House, 12 Quincy Street
    Judith Peraino (Cornell University), Of Medieval Manuscripts and Mixtapes: Splicing the Body into Recorded Sound. Co-sponsored by the MHC Medieval Studies Seminar and the GSAS Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop. This lecture is part of the 2019-2020 Medieval Studies Seminar series "Hearing the Middle Ages".... Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
  • 2019 Oct 31

    Harvard AKPIA Lecture Series

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Sackler 422, 485 Broadway
    Ann Shafer (AKPIA Associate), Towards an Understanding of Early Islamic Architectural Ornament: Ancient Near Eastern Influences at Samarra.
  • 2019 Nov 02

    New England Medieval Conference

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Brown University, Providence RI
    Rethinking the Body: Humanity and its Discontents in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, the 2019 meeting of the New England Medieval Consortium. A day-long conference addressing how the human body (broadly conceived) was imagined, depicted, and treated in life and death in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, featuring a keynote address by Jacqueline Jung (Yale University). To register, please visit the conference website... Read more about New England Medieval Conference
  • 2019 Nov 04

    Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Kates Room, Warren House
    Marissa Smit (History Department, Harvard University), Animal Frontiers in the Byzantine and Ottoman Worlds.
  • 2019 Nov 06

    Medieval Studies graduate Latin exam

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center 120
    The Fall seating of the Medieval Studies graduate Latin translation exam. Successful completion of this exam will satisfy the language proficiency requirement of the graduate secondary field in Medieval Studies. More information about the exam, including sample texts, can be found on the Medieval Studies website. If you plan to take the exam, please RSVP to Sean Gilsdorf by Monday, 28 October.

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