Committee on Medieval Studies

2016 Apr 07

2016 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Workshop

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

The Craft of Medieval Glass: Decorative Glass in the Harvard Art Museums, with Katherine Eremin (Harvard Art Museums Straus Center for Conservation) and Elizabeth Pastan (Emory University). This workshop is part of the 2016 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lectures and Workshop series "In the glasing y-wroght: Medieval Glass as Material, Medium, and Message," sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Art Museums, the Harvard Semitic Museum...

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2016 Apr 01

Medieval Mysticism and Modern Philosophy

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113

Ben Morgan (Oxford University), Varieties of Freedom: Eckhart, Seuse, ‘Sister Catherine’, and Forms of Agency in Recent Cognitive Science. Followed by a roundtable discussion with Amy Hollywood (Harvard Divinity School), Racha Kirakosian (Harvard University), Niklaus Largier (University of California Berkeley), and Judith Ryan (Harvard University). Co-sponsored by the Harvard Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar, and the Committee on the Study of Religion.

2016 Apr 06

2016 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lecture

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue

Patrick Degryse (University of Leuven), Making Magical Glass: From the Ancient to the Medieval World. This lecture is part of the 2016 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lectures and Workshop series "In the glasing y-wroght: Medieval Glass as Material, Medium, and Message," sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Art Museums, the Harvard Semitic Museum, and the Harvard Initiative for the Science of the Human Past.

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2016 Apr 04

2016 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lecture

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue

Elizabeth Pastan (Emory University), Romancing the Rose: Materiality and Meanings in that Singular Circular Window. Reception to follow. This lecture is part of the 2016 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Lectures and Workshop series "In the glasing y-wroght: Medieval Glass as Material, Medium, and Message," sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Art Museums, the Harvard Semitic Museum, and the Harvard Initiative for the Science of the...

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2016 Mar 21

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

Nils Bock (Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahindra Humanities Center), George Washington’s English Herald and the Medieval Origins of the American Flag.

2016 Mar 07

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

Gemma Pellissa (Visiting Fellow, Classics), A Medieval Catalan Translation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Its Sources.

2016 Mar 10

Magna Carta Through the Ages

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School Library, 4th floor (Casperson Room)

Featuring Charles Donahue (Harvard Law School), Magna Carta in the Fourteenth Century: From Law to Myth? and Stephen White (Emory University and Harvard University), The Interpretation of Magna Carta in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries. Moderated by Elizabeth Kamali (Harvard Law School). Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and Harvard Law School.

2016 Apr 07

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Warren House, Kates Room

Laura Ashe (Oxford University), Twelfth-Century Transformations. Co-sponsored by the English Department Medieval Colloquium.

2016 Feb 12

The Parliament of Fowls: Live!

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center Arts Café

Celebrate Valentine's Day early with a live, semi-staged performance of Chaucer's witty poem on nature, love, and finding Mr. Right (or maybe not ...). Music, Middle English, and munchies: what could be more romantic? Co-sponsored by the Program in General Education and the Committee on Medieval Studies.

2016 Feb 29

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

Georgia Henley (Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University), Monastic Libraries in Wales and the March.

2016 Feb 22

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

Charles Bartlett (Classics, Harvard University), The Lex Romana canonice compta: Tenth-Century Roman Law in Context.

2016 Feb 08

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Warren House 102

Oliver Marjot (Classics, Harvard University), Lepers and Lay Piety: Exile and Salvation in Jean Bodel's Congés d'Arras.

2016 May 04

Medieval Studies-Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club

Cecily Hilsdale (McGill University), Worldliness in Byzantium and Beyond: Manuscript Materiality and Byzantine Materialism. Co-sponsored by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. Reception to follow.

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