Committee on Medieval Studies

2018 Mar 01

Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Program Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street
Rocco Rante (Department of Islamic Art, Musée de Louvre), Evolution of Settlements and Socio-Economic Features in the Bukhara Oasis between Antiquity and the Medieval Period. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture.... Read more about Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Program Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture
2017 Nov 28

Medieval Studies Graduate Latin Exam

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 120
The Fall seating of the Medieval Studies graduate Latin translation exam. Successful completion of this exam will satisfy the language proficiency requirement of the graduate secondary field in Medieval Studies. More information about the exam, including sample texts, can be found on the Medieval Studies website. If you plan to take the Fall exam, please RSVP to Sean Gilsdorf by Friday, 24 November. Read more about Medieval Studies Graduate Latin Exam
2017 Oct 23

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House
Elena Iourtaeva (HAA), When Pages Weep: Boston Manuscript Fragments and the Digital Humanities 'Fragmentarium' Platform.
2017 Oct 12

Mary Jaharis Center - Medieval Studies Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street
Vasileios Marinis (Yale University), Death and the Fate of the Soul in Byzantium: Theologies, Liturgies, Images. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture of Hellenic College Holy Cross.
2017 Oct 26

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)
Sarah Kay (New York University), Singing with the Stars. Co-sponsored with the English Department Medieval Colloquium.
2017 Nov 02

Christian Africa/Medieval Africa, 300-1600 CE

Thu - Fri, Nov 2 to Nov 3, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South (1730 Cambridge Street) and the Barker Center (12 Quincy Street)

A two-day symposium exploring the long, rich, and complex history of Christian beliefs, institutions, and communities in Africa between Late Antiquity and the seventeenth century CE, bringing together an international group of researchers in medieval studies, African studies, Byzantine studies, archeology, book history, and the history of religion.

Keynote address on Thursday, 2 November (5:00 pm) in CGIS S020 by Stephen Davis, Professor of Religious Studies and History at Yale University and director of the Yale Monastic Archeology Project. Reception to follow. On Friday, 3...

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2017 Sep 28

Mahindra Humanities Center Lecture

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room), 12 Quincy Street
Jeffrey Hamburger (Harvard University), Mindmapping: Diagrams in the Middle Ages—and Beyond.

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