The 2021 meeting of the Dante Society of America, an international symposium on the reception and influence of Dante and his work from Canada to Chile which both commemorates the origins of The Dante Society in nineteenth-century Cambridge and celebrates Dante’s presence in the museum and library collections of Harvard University. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American... Read more about Tra liti sì lontani: Dante for the Americas
Digital Resources and Manuscript Collections of the Islamicate World, a workshop with the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library featuring presentations by Columba Stewart (Executive Director), Catherine Walsh (Director of Cataloging), Joshua Mugler (Curator of Islamic Manuscripts), David Calabro (Curator of Eastern Christian Manuscripts), Daniel Gullo (Director of the Malta Study Center), Ali Diakite and Paul Naylor (Catalogers of West African Manuscripts), and Celeste Gianni (Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts). Co-sponsored with the Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program. This... Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
Joseph Shack (Harvard University), Solmonath is Coming to Town: Tracing an Early English Seasonal Figure. This presentation will take place on the Zoom platform. Participation in Collations during the 2020-2021 academic year will be limited to Harvard faculty, students, and affiliates; please click here to register no later than Saturday 13 March. Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations
Darin Hayton (Haverford College), Pseudo-Ptolemy’s Ὁ Καρπός and Byzantine Astrological Practice. Sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. This presentation will take place on the Zoom platform; please click here to register.
Stephanie Wynne-Jones (University of York), African Urbanism from the Ground Up: Exploring Urban Lives on the Swahili Coast. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Archeology and the Committee on Medieval Studies. This talk will take place on the Zoom platform; please click here to register.
Anne Haour (University of East Anglia), Global Networks and the Trade in Cowries, 800-1400. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Archeology and the Committee on Medieval Studies. This talk will take place on the Zoom platform; please click here to register.
Robin Chapman Stacey (University of Washington), Inside Language: Hidden Narratives from the Laws of Medieval Wales. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures. This talk will take place on the Zoom platform; please...