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!
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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
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
The Spring seating of the Medieval Studies graduate Latin translation exam; successful completion of this exam satisfies the language proficiency requirement of the graduate secondary field in Medieval...
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
Kentigwern Jaoen (University of Southern Brittany, Visiting Scholar in Celtic Languages and Literatures): The Mutation from the Medieval Knight at Sea to the Captain at the End of the Fifteenth Century and the Opening of the Sixteenth Century.