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.
Blurred Boundaries: Defining the "East" in Medieval Studies, a panel discussion with Anne Broadbridge (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Michael Penn (Stanford University), John Zaleski (Harvard University), and Charles Stang (Harvard Divinity School). Preceded by the Spring welcome reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies.
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...