Committee on Medieval Studies

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.

2016 Apr 08

Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Extension School, 51 Brattle Street

A symposium on Eastern European identity and biography in the Middle Ages, with contributions by Isaiah Gruber (Hebrew University), Jakub Kabala (Davidson College), Eve Levin (University of Kansas), Timothy May (University of North Georgia), Leonora Neville (University of Wisconsin), Heidi Sherman (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay), Oleksii Tolochko (Ukrainian National Academy of Science), and Lisa Wolverton (University of Oregon). Sponsored by The Committee on Medieval Studies, the Davis Center for Russian Studies, the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, the Harvard Early Slavists...

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