Committee on Medieval Studies

2017 Mar 24

(Dis)Entangling Global Early Modernities, 1300-1800

(All day)

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South (1730 Cambridge Street)

A one-day symposium exploring how distinct global “early modernities” emerged across time, space, and place in the period from 1300-1800, and re-contextualizing the contingent rise of Western Europe among other hegemonic areas in the eighteenth century. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Colloquium for Intellectual History, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for African Studies, History Department, Early Modern History Workshop, Center for History and Economics, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Mellon Rare Book School. A complete program may be found...

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2017 Feb 06

A Roundtable with Jordi Savall, Catalan Musician

7:10pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

A roundtable discussion with renowned viol player and early music scholar and impresario Jordi Savall; with contributions by Kate van Orden (Music), Virginie Greene (RLL and Medieval Studies), Sylvaine Guyot (RLL), and Maria Dasca (RLL). Co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Department of Music, and the Boston Early Music Festival.

2017 Apr 24

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Alex Mueller (Visiting Scholar), Waking the Wordsmith: Alliterative Verse and Letter Writing in Late Medieval Oxford.

2017 Apr 10

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Mary Dockray-Miller (Lesley University), Teaching the Middle Ages (and literary criticism and research skills and academic writing and professional communication and many other things as well).

2017 Mar 23

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts), Illuminating Chaucer When He Was Obscure. Co-sponsored with the Medieval English Colloquium.

2017 Feb 13

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Juliette Calvarin (Art History), Pregnancy and the Priesthood: A Chasuble from Prague.

NB. The chasuble in question will be on view at the Harvard Art Museum 4th floor study room from 4-5 PM on Monday, Feb. 13. Please feel free stop by and see it before Juliette's talk.

2017 Feb 27

MHC Medieval Studies Seminar

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

The Kates Room, Warren House

Elena Boeck (Director of Byzantine Studies, Dumbarton Oaks), Rome, Constantinople, Troy: Triangulating Past and Present in the Fourteenth Century.

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