Sex, Love, and Marriage in the Middle Ages: The Final Cut!


Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

Hollywood meets Medieval in this special lunchtime event sponsored by the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, as Harvard students pitch their television treatments of medieval sex, love, and marriage to a celebrity panel of judges. Who will prevail? Come for lunch, stay to find out!

The pitches: Sacred Heart, prod. Jenna Garofolo (RLL), Kendall Jean '24, and Madison McCoy '25; Unholy Confessions, prod. Jordyn Duby '25, Jodie Kuo '25, and Jacquelyn Dunn (HDS); All or Nun, prod. Saskia Fisher '24, Mira Kingsbury-Lee '24, and Julia Ward '25

The judges: Heather Faris, writer, film producer, and leader of the Harvardwood Boston Writers Program; Ruth Streeter, Peabody- and Emmy-winning television producer and 2021 Harvard ALI Fellow; and Sarah Zeiser, award-winning screenwriter and special assistant to the Dean of Arts and Humanities.

Note: due to current COVID-19 protocols, this event is open only to current on-campus Harvard faculty, students, and afflilates.