Monday, September 11, 2017, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Blurred Boundaries: Defining "The West" in Medieval Studies: a panel discussion exploring the variety and complexity of "western-ness" in medieval European, Middle Eastern, and Eurasian societies, and how notions of "west" and "east" were assumed, maintained, and transgressed across the medieval world. Chaired by Stephen Mitchell (Harvard University), with presentations by Allen Fromherz (Georgia State University), Catherine McKenna (Harvard University), and Charles Stang (Harvard Divinity School). Preceded by the Fall welcoming reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies (4:00-5:00 pm).