Committee on Medieval Studies

2022 Nov 10

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Hofer Classroom, Houghton Library
Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Technologies of Reproduction and Representation. This workshop will focus on medieval manuscripts and early print from northern Europe as technologies of reproduction and representation, considering: representations of history and the Christian religion; representative politics; and modern representations of medieval books themselves through facsimile reproduction. Sponsored... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2022 Nov 10

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hofer Classroom, Houghton Library
Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Technologies of Reproduction and Representation. This workshop will focus on medieval manuscripts and early print from northern Europe as technologies of reproduction and representation, considering: representations of history and the Christian religion; representative politics; and modern representations of medieval books themselves through facsimile reproduction. Sponsored... Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History
2022 Sep 15

Bibendum/Geborscip

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Medieval Studies Library (Widener D)
An hour of symposial socializing for medievalist grad students and fellow travellers, hosted by the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop and the Medieval English Colloquium. Contact Colloquium coordinator Emily Sun with any questions!
2022 Sep 12

Surviving and Thriving: The Medieval Studies Community at Harvard, 2019-2022

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Members of the Harvard Medieval Studies Community (and friends!) are warmly invited to celebrate the opening of the academic year, and to commemorate the accomplishments (scholastic and personal) of this community in the past three years. Join us in Barker Center 110 (Thompson Room) and the Barker Center Tent on Monday September 12 at 5:30 PM for a reception and celebration. Food and drink will be served! A welcome and brief presentations on recent research will take place from 5:45-6:15. Please RSVP to Lydia Shahan (lydiashahan@g.harvard.edu)
2022 Oct 06

Quo Vadis: Digital Mapping and Medieval Studies Today

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Zoom presentation
Whether scholars are annotating restored images of medieval maps or plotting data on modern cartographic platforms, the challenges they face in representing medieval spatial data remain largely unanswered. In this virtual symposium, participants will discuss what has already been accomplished with online medieval maps and mapping projects, and identify the larger questions concerning this genre of digital scholarship. Part I (Digital Mapping and Medieval Studies: Approaches), moderated by cartographic historian... Read more about Quo Vadis: Digital Mapping and Medieval Studies Today
2022 Jun 24

(Bio)archaeological Approaches to Disease and Death in Early Medieval France

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South lower level (also via Zoom webinar)
A roundtable discussion on an ongoing pioneering international investigation of anomalous burials in early medieval Gaul, and the evidence they provide about the so-called "Justinianic Plague". Featuring presentations by Philippe Blanchard (INRAP), Isabelle Catteddu (INRAP Grand Ouest), Valérie Delattre (Université de Bourgogne), Michael McCormick (Harvard University), Claude Raynaud (CNRS), Solenn Troadec (Harvard University), and Marie-Cécile Truc (Université de Caen). Sponsored by the Max Planck-Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean (MHAAM) and the... Read more about (Bio)archaeological Approaches to Disease and Death in Early Medieval France
2022 Apr 27

Center for Jewish Studies Starr Seminar

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East (6 Divinity Avenue), room 201
Naama Golan (Kibbutzim College of Education and 2021-22 Associate at the Center for Jewish Studies), A Creative Interpretation within the Genre Constraints: A Study of Yehuda Uziel's Super-Commentary on Rashi. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Center for Jewish Studies and the Committee on Medieval Studies. Attendance at the Starr Seminars is open to Harvard affiliates on a testing cadence; please RSVP to Sandy Cantave Vil... Read more about Center for Jewish Studies Starr Seminar

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