Committee on Medieval Studies

2021 Sep 27

Medieval Studies Fall Reception

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center south lawn (rain location: Barker Center 110)
Join the Harvard Medieval Studies community for drinks and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the opening of the academic year! Unfortunately, due to current Harvard University COVID-19 restrictions, our gathering this year is limited to current Harvard faculty, students, staff, and researchers. We look forward to welcoming off-campus members of our larger Medieval Studies community as soon as it is safe and permitted to do so.
2021 Nov 17

Premodern Race Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Boylston 237 (and on Zoom)

The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary discussion group on race in Classics, Medieval Studies and Early Modern Studies. Readings will be precirculated. Open to Harvard faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates.

Meeting theme: TBD

To register for the seminar, follow this link: http://forms.gle/eaUkCRY33U6gymbS9
Please email Henry Gruber at hgruber@g.harvard.edu with any questions.

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2021 Nov 03

Premodern Race Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Boylston 237 (and on Zoom)

The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary discussion group on race in Classics, Medieval Studies and Early Modern Studies. Readings will be precirculated. Open to Harvard faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates.

Meeting theme: Romantic Nationalism, Fascism, and the creation of a "Latin" Middle Ages.

To register for the seminar, follow this link: http://forms.gle/eaUkCRY33U6gymbS9
Please email Henry Gruber at hgruber...

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2021 Oct 20

Premodern Race Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Boylston 237 (and on Zoom)

The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary discussion group on race in Classics, Medieval Studies and Early Modern Studies. Readings will be precirculated. Open to Harvard faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates. Meeting theme: Romantic Nationalism, Fascism, and the creation of a "Latin" Middle Ages.

To register for the seminar, follow this link: http://forms.gle/eaUkCRY33U6gymbS9
Please email Henry Gruber at hgruber@g.harvard.edu...

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2021 Oct 06

Premodern Race Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Boylston 237 (and on Zoom)

The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary discussion group on race in Classics, Medieval Studies and Early Modern Studies. Readings will be precirculated. Open to Harvard faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates

To register for the seminar, follow this link: http://forms.gle/eaUkCRY33U6gymbS9
Please email Henry Gruber at hgruber@g.harvard.edu with any questions.

Meeting theme: Black Athena revisited:...

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2021 Sep 15

Premodern Race Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Boylston 237 (and on Zoom)

The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary discussion group on race in Classics, Medieval Studies and Early Modern Studies. Readings will be precirculated. Open to Harvard faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates.

To register for the seminar, follow this link: http://forms.gle/eaUkCRY33U6gymbS9
Please email Henry Gruber at hgruber@g.harvard.edu with any questions.

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2021 Oct 18

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Medieval Studies Library-Widener Library

Sama Mammadova (Harvard University Department of History), A Bank for the People: Popular Credit and Moral Economy in Renaissance Italy

Refreshments will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Workshop meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 15 October to Lydia Shahan (...

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2021 Dec 06

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Medieval Studies Library-Widener Library

Kathleen Coyne Kelly (Professor of English, Northeastern University), title TBA.

Refreshments will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Workshop meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 2 December to Lydia Shahan (lydiashahan@g.harvard.edu).

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2021 Sep 20

Manuscript Meet and Greet---Medieval Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Workshop Opening Event

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library

Meet and greet some of Harvard's most exciting medieval manuscripts--and your fellow graduate students in medieval studies! The opening event of the Medieval Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Workshop will take place in the newly renovated Houghton Library. Sara Powell, assistant curator of Early Books and Manuscripts, will lead a short discussion of working and teaching with Harvard's collections. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, this event is limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP to Lydia Shahan at lydiashahan@g.harvard....

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2021 Nov 22

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Rachel Teubner (Australian Catholic University; Visiting Scholar), title TBA. Lunch will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Collations meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 18 November to Lydia Shahan (lydiashahan@g.harvard.edu). Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations
2021 Oct 18

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Lilia Campana (Visiting Scholar), title TBA. Lunch will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Collations meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 14 October to Lydia Shahan (lydiashahan@g.harvard.edu). Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations
2021 Oct 04

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Nicholas Watson (Department of English), title TBA. Lunch will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Collations meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 1 October to Lydia Shahan (lydiashahan@g.harvard.edu). Read more about MHC Medieval Studies Seminar Collations
2021 Sep 03

CARMEN 2021 Annual Meeting

Fri Sep 3 (All day) to Sun Sep 5 (All day)

Location: 

Virtual event
"The Middle Ages in the Americas", the 2021 Annual Meeting of CARMEN, the Medieval Network, with three days of paper presentations and project workshops as well as keynote addresses by Laura Cleaver (Senior Lecturer in Manuscript Studies, University of London School of Advanced Study) and... Read more about CARMEN 2021 Annual Meeting
2021 May 05

Tra liti sì lontani: Dante for the Americas

Wed May 5 (All day) to Thu May 13 (All day)

Location: 

Virtual event
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

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