Committee on Medieval Studies

2016 Nov 21

Alexander the Great Lecture: Michael Barry

5:00pm to 7:00pm


Center for Middle Eastern Studies room 102 (38 Kirkland Street)

Michael Barry (Princeton University), The Persian and Afghan Romance of Alexander the Great, Part III: Alexander, God and Mortal. Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Aga Khan Fund, and the Association for Central Asian Civilizations and Silk Road Studies.

2016 Nov 21

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

4:30pm to 6:00pm


Barker Center 133

Bernhard Jussen (University of Frankfurt), From Marcus Aurelius' Horse to the Sexuality of Christ: Toward the Reconfiguration of European Historical Macronarratives.

2016 Nov 07

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:30pm


Kates Room, Warren House

Liam Anton Brannelly (Celtic), "A chruth sídhe": Beauty and the Male Body in Medieval Irish Literature.

2016 Sep 12

Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections

Mon Sep 12 (All day) to Mon Jan 16 (All day)


Harvard Houghton Library, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Boston College McMullen Museum

The first exhibition to showcase highlights of medieval and Renaissance illumination in the Boston area, hosted at Harvard's Houghton Library ("Manuscripts for Church and Cloister"), the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum ("Italian Renaissance Books"), and Boston College's...

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2016 Sep 07

Graduate Student Reception

5:00pm to 7:00pm


Thompson Room, Barker Center

Join us as we welcome new graduate student medievalists to our community!