Off Campus

2019 Dec 09

MIT Ancient and Medieval Studies Colloquium Series

5:15pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building E51, room 275
Adam Trettel (Harvard University), Flowers in Venantius Fortunatus: The Continuity of Nature in Late Antiquity.
2020 Apr 17

41st Medieval and Renaissance Forum

(All day)

Location: 

Keene State College, Keene NH
Scent and Fragrance in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the 41st meeting of the Medieval and Renaissance Forum, featuring a keynote address by Deirdre Larkin, former Managing Horticulturist at The Cloisters Museum and Gardens. Paper and session submission deadline is 15 January 2019; please direct abstracts and contact information to Dr. Robert G. Sullivan, Assistant Forum Director.
2019 Nov 03

Kinney Center for Renaissance Studies First Sunday Concert

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Arthur Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst MA
"When I See Winter Returning," an afternoon of music with Susan Matsui. Medieval songs and dance tunes on the return of winter, featuring a soprano, a tenor, and four instrumentalists, followed by the musical skit Tha Thrie Smale Swyne.
2019 Oct 09

MFA Lecture Series

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue
Nasser Rabbat (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Veni, vidi, mutatio: The Multicultural Roots of Islamic Architecture. Sponsored by the Lowell Institute. This event is free, but tickets are required; for reservations, please visit the MFA website... Read more about MFA Lecture Series
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 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 07

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

South College room E470, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Valerio Cappozzo (University of Mississippi), The Medieval Dream Dictionary: Collecting Symbols from the Ninth Century to 1550.
2019 Nov 23

Eoraip: Gaelic Ireland in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

(All day)

Location: 

Connolly House, Boston College (300 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill)
A day-long symposium examining the extent to which Irish Gaels participated in European cultural trends during the first millennium or so of Irish history. Sponsored by the Flatley Lecture Series in Irish Studies, Boston College.
2019 May 22

MIT COG3 Seminar

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Building E25, room 101, 45 Carleton Street

Matthew Collins (University of Copenhagen and Cambridge University), Environmental History: A Molecular Take.

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2019 May 20

Crossroads Africa: African Engagement in the Making of Early Modernity

(All day)

Location: 

Gould Hall, Villa i Tatti Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Via di Vincigliata 26, Florence Italy
A two-day conference featuring art historians and curators, archaeologists, and historians of political institutions, economics, and the slave trade to explore how Africans played active roles in shaping global histories c. 1300-1700 and creating transnational spaces, ones that continue to inform the circulation of people, goods, and ideas today. For more information, please click... Read more about Crossroads Africa: African Engagement in the Making of Early Modernity
2019 Apr 24

2019 Jacobs Lecture

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Integrated Learning Center room S331, 650 North Pleasant Street, Amherst MA
Marina Rustow (Princeton University), Lost Archives, Sacrosanct Wastebins, and the Jewish Communities of the Medieval World. Sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies. Read more about 2019 Jacobs Lecture
2019 Mar 21

Five College Lecture in Late Antiquity

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Frost Library, Amherst College
Karen King (Harvard University), Ascent to God: The Gospel of Mary Reads The Gospel of John.

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