Off Campus

2018 Oct 11

Five College Distinguished History Lecture

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Building, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Martha Newman (The University of Texas at Austin), Assigned Female at Death: Joseph of Schönau's Disruption of Medieval Gender Binaries.
2018 Sep 17

Tufts Art and Art History Lecture

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Granoff Music Center 155, 20 Talbot Avenue, Tufts University
Claudia Swan (Northwestern University), Lost Wonders of the Renaissance: Mesoamerican Featherwork and Aesthetic Oblivion.
2018 Oct 23

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:15pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

South College Room E245, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Stephen Harris (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Algorithms of Poetry: Computing the Grammar of Meaning.
2018 Sep 24

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:15pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

South College Room E470, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amanda Luyster (College of the Holy Cross), Signatures, Labels, Inscriptions, and Inventories: The Use of Text in Treasuries and Other Networks of Collection.
2018 Mar 20

Five College Annual Lecture in Late Antiquity

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College Frost Library
John Matthews (Yale University), The Foundation of Constantinople: Four Problems and Three Answers. Sponsored by Five Colleges, Inc., the Amherst College Religion Department, the University of Massachusetts Amherst History Department, the Mount Holyoke College Religion Department, the Smith College Classical Languages and Literature Department, and the Smith College History Department. Read more about Five College Annual Lecture in Late Antiquity
2018 Mar 22

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

DuBois Library Special Collections Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Medieval Manuscripts at UMass Amherst, a workshop led by Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst).
2018 Feb 15

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Herter Hall 601, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Barbara Zimbalist (University of Texas El Paso), Talk to God and Write It Down: Visionary Translation in the Late Middle Ages.
2017 Nov 15

Boston College Lowell Humanities Series

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Boston College, Gasson 100

Patience Agbabi, Telling Tales.

Patience Agbabi is a poet and performer, and Fellow in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University. Her most recent book, Telling Tales (2014), is a vivid retelling of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales for the 21st century. Her other poetry collections include R.A.W. (1995), Transformatrix (2000), and Bloodshot Monochrome (2008).

 

2017 Nov 16

Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Lecture

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Brandeis University, Lown Center 315, 415 South Street, Waltham
A workshop with Alfred Ivry (New York University), marking the publication of his book Maimonides Guide of the Perplexed: A Philosophical Guide (The University of Chicago Press, 2016). Sponsored by Brandeis University's Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry and the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies. .

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