Committee on Medieval Studies

2015 Oct 03

New England Medieval Conference

(All day)


Northeastern University, Raytheon Amphitheatre

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...

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2015 Nov 17

Medieval Studies-Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm


Harvard Faculty Club

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.

2015 May 06

Women's Voices from the Middle Ages

7:00pm to 9:00pm


Arts@29 Garden (29 Garden Street)

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.

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2015 Feb 05

Medieval/Africa: The Trans-Saharan World, 500-1700

(All day)


Andover Hall and CGIS South

A two-day symposium, with keynote address by Professor Shamil Jeppie (University of Cape Town) on Thursday, 5 February, 5:00 pm at Harvard Divinity School's Andover Hall (45 Francis Avenue) and panels all day Friday at the Tsai Auditorium, CGIS S0101 (1730 Cambridge Street). Co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies,...

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2015 Oct 08

Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Lecture

5:30pm to 6:30pm


Sackler Museum 318

Glaire Anderson (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), Landscape of Sovereignty: The Villa in Umayyad Córdoba. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Harvard Aga Khan Program in Islamic Architecture.

To watch Professor Anderson's lecture, please visit the Aga Khan Program's website...

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