Off Campus

2017 Apr 24

Cosmos and Creation in the Twelfth Century: An Interpretation of Genesis 1

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Boston Museum of Science Planetarium

A collaborative digital performance integrating the images of creation from Hildegard of Bingen's Scivias with Hildegard's poetry and music performed by the Notre Dame Program in Sacred Music. Created by Margot Fassler (Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, Notre Dame) and digital artist Christian Jara. Admission is free; to reserve a ticket, please click here. Sponsored by the Boston University Program in Scripture and… Read more about Cosmos and Creation in the Twelfth Century: An Interpretation of Genesis 1

2017 Mar 22

Five College Annual Lecture in Late Antiquity

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather Hall, Amherst College

Michael Maas (Rice University), After Attila: Rethinking Steppe Nomads in Roman Late Antiquity.

2017 Oct 07

New England Medieval Conference

(All day)

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Charlemagne’s Ghost: Legacies, Leftovers, and Legends of the Carolingian Empire, the 44th annual New England Medieval Conference, with keynote address by Simon Maclean (University of St. Andrews). Paper proposals due by 1 June 2017. For more information, please visit the New England Medieval Consortium website. Co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lesley University, and the Harvard University Committee on Medieval Studies.

2017 Apr 20

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

301 Herter Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Francesco M. Galassi (University of Zurich), Giovanni Boccaccio’s Demise: A Philologico-Clinical Investigation.

2017 Feb 03

Harvard-Yale Conference in Medieval History

(All day)

Location: 

HGS 211, 320 York Street, New Haven CT

A two-day symposium featuring presentations by medievalist graduate students from Harvard and Yale Universities. Co-sponsored by Yale's Beinecke Library. A complete program can be found here.

2017 Mar 09

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Herter Hall 301, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Michael Papio and Albert Lloret (University of Massachusetts Amherst), An Impossible Edition: Boccaccio’s De montibus.

2017 Feb 09

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Herter Hall 301, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Daniel Birkholz (University of Texas Austin), Roads Taken: Literary Geography and the Impossibility of Medieval Biography.

2017 Apr 21

38th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum

(All day)

Location: 

Keene State College, Keene NH

Culture and Violence, the 38th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, featuring keynote address by Richard Kaeuper (University of Rochester). For more information, please visit the conference website.

2016 Nov 07

MIT Ancient and Medieval Studies Lecture Series

5:15pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

MIT Building 14E-304 (info at whereis.mit.edu)

Joseph Howley (Columbia University), Setting (and Binding) the Table: Ancient Roman Paratext in the Age of Print.

2017 Mar 31

Cultural Heritage Across the Christian East

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

A symposium exploring the challenges of preserving the cultural heritage of the Christian East, with presentations by Michael Danti (American Schools of Oriental Research), Laurent Dissard (University College London), Karel Innemée (University of Amsterdam), and Anton Pritula (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library). Sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and Tufts University.

2017 Apr 07

East of Byzantium Workshop

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Mark Dickens (University of Alberta), East Syriac Christianity in the Mongol Empire. Please RSVP here.

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