Artes and Liberal Arts: From Medieval Learning to the Modern University: a panel discussion featuring Jan Ziolkowski (Classics, Harvard), Eileen Sweeney (Philosophy, Boston College), Nicholas Watson (English, Harvard), and Ahmed Ragab (Harvard Divinity School). Preceded by the Fall welcoming reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies.
Welcoming reception for all first- and second-year graduate students in Medieval Studies, featuring food, drink, and merriment! Sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop.
Slow Catastrophe, the 2015 meeting of the New England Medieval Conference, with keynote addresses by Michael McCormick (Harvard University) and Kathleen Davis (University of Rhode Island). Sponsored by the Harvard University Committee on Medieval Studies; the Northeastern University Department of English, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Humanities Center, and Environmental Studies Program; the Boston University Center for the Humanities and Interdisciplinary Program in Medieval Studies; and the University of Massachusetts Boston Department of English. For complete...
Derek Krueger (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Lamenting Eden: Placing Adam, Eve, and Humanity in Byzantine Hymns. Reception to follow. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture.
A vocal and musical performance reviving the female voice as preserved in medieval Yiddish, Latin, and German texts and traditions. Co-sponsored by the Elson Family Arts Initiative, the Provostial Fund for the Humanities, the Center for Jewish Studies, and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures. Free and open to the public.