Committee on Medieval Studies

2022 Mar 28

Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison & Newman Room
Anne D. Hedeman (Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History, University of Kansas), Power and Authority in Visual Paratext. Sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and Houghton Library. This lecture is open to the public, but registration is required; please click here to register. Read more about Houghton-Medieval Studies Lecture in Early Book History
2022 Apr 18

The Invention of Byzantium in Early Modern Europe

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
A discussion of The Invention of Byzantium in Early Modern Europe (Harvard University Press, 2022), featuring editors Nathanael Aschenbrenner (Princeton University) and Jake Ransohoff (History, Harvard University) in conversation with Leah Whittington (English, Harvard University), Dimiter Angelov (History, Harvard University), and Maryam Patton (History, Harvard University). Co-sponsored by the Standing Committee on... Read more about The Invention of Byzantium in Early Modern Europe
2022 Feb 22

Center for Jewish Studies-Medieval Studies Lecture in Medieval Jewish Culture and Society

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom presentation
Kenneth Stow (University of Haifa emeritus), Baron or Graetz: Who Has Carried the Day? On Writing Medieval Jewish History. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies. This talk will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click ... Read more about Center for Jewish Studies-Medieval Studies Lecture in Medieval Jewish Culture and Society
2022 Apr 07

Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Zoom presentation

Alexandre Roberts (University of Southern California), Disentangling Alchemy. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College-Holy Cross. This event will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; registration will open on 7 March at the Jaharis Center website.

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2022 Feb 17

Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Zoom presentation

Nina Glibetić (University of Notre Dame), The History and Significance of the Byzantine Prothesis Ritual. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College-Holy Cross. This event will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click here to register.

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2021 Dec 07

Sex, Love, and Marriage in the Middle Ages: The Final Cut!

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)

Hollywood meets Medieval in this special lunchtime event sponsored by the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, as Harvard students pitch their television treatments of medieval sex, love, and marriage to a celebrity panel of judges. Who will prevail? Come for lunch, stay to find out!

The pitches: Sacred Heart, prod. Jenna Garofolo (RLL), Kendall Jean '24, and Madison McCoy '25; Unholy Confessions, prod. Jordyn Duby '25, Jodie Kuo '25, and Jacquelyn Dunn (HDS); All or Nun, prod. Saskia Fisher '24, Mira Kingsbury-Lee '24, and Julia Ward '25

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