Committee on Medieval Studies

2018 Sep 26

Harvard Art Museums Lecture

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, 32 Quincy Street

Evelin Wetter (Abegg-Stiftung), Brides of Christ and Grooms of the Church: Two Concepts of Liturgical Clothing by Hildegard of Bingen and Arnošt of Pardubice. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, and the Harvard Art Museums with the generous support of the M. Victor Leventritt Fund.

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2018 Oct 01

Africa in the Medieval World Lecture Series

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
Steven Kaplan (Hebrew University), In Search of Medieval Africa: Sources, Methods, and Traps. Reception to follow. This event is part of the 2018-2019 lecture series "Africa in the Medieval World", co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Studies, the Committee on Medieval Studies, and the Department of African and African American Studies. Read more about Africa in the Medieval World Lecture Series
2018 Oct 30

Center for Jewish Studies-Medieval Studies Lecture in Medieval Jewish Culture and Society

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133, 12 Quincy Street

David Shyovitz (Northwestern University), Soul Food and Salvation: Eating Animals in Medieval Ashkenaz. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies, and the Mahindra Humanities Center Jewish Cultures and Societies Seminar.

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2018 May 01

Queenship and Female Power in the Middle Ages

9:00am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall 102
A symposium on the rhetorical, fictional, and pragmatic dimensions of women's power in the Middle Ages, with contributions by Harvard undergraduate students and response and discussion by Dr. Natalia Zajac (Eugene and Damel Shklar Research Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute) and Dr. Sean Gilsdorf (Administrative Director and Lecturer... Read more about Queenship and Female Power in the Middle Ages
2018 Apr 23

Medieval Studies Graduate Latin Exam

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 120
The Spring 2018 seating of the Medieval Studies secondary field Latin exam. Use of one dictionary is allowed. To register for the exam, please contact Sean Gilsdorf. For more information, including sample exam texts, please visit the "Graduate Program" page of the Medieval Studies website.
2018 Apr 06

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Healing Charms and Medicine

Fri Apr 6 (All day) to Sun Apr 8 (All day)

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
A three-day conference bringing together the study of medicine, science, and religion,featuring researchers whose work spans a broad range of areas, time periods, and disciplinary approaches; keynote addresses by Jacqueline Borsje (Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen Capaciteitsgroep Religiestudies) and Richard Kieckhefer (Northwestern University). Program and registration information can be found here.
2018 Apr 06

Digital Humanities: An Afternoon Symposium

2:45pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall 102
A symposium on the role of digital humanities and digital tools in Medieval Studies today, featuring presentations by Gregory Crane (Tufts University), Lisa Fagin Davis (Medieval Academy of America), Racha Kirakosian (Harvard University), Gabriel Pizzorno (Harvard University), Michael Stolz (University of Bern), William Stoneman (Harvard University), and Jeffrey Witt (Loyola University Maryland). Sponsored by the Barajas Innovation Fund for Digital Arts and... Read more about Digital Humanities: An Afternoon Symposium

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