Committee on Medieval Studies

2019 Oct 10

Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street

Sean Leatherbury (Bowling Green State University), Wall Mosaics, Ekphrasis, and Cultural Memory Between Byzantium, Persia, and Early Islam. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross.... Read more about Medieval Studies-Mary Jaharis Center Lecture in Byzantine Studies

2019 Oct 19

Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript

(All day)

Location: 

Lamont Library room B30, 11 Quincy Street
A two-day, graduate student-led workshop addressing the codicological challenges posed by medieval manuscripts and the fundamentals of digital editing, including transcribing, commenting upon, and encoding the text and images of a medieval manuscript from Harvard's Houghton Library according to TEI P5 protocols. The workshop will be limited to twelve places, with preference given to graduate students with a demonstrated need for training in manuscript study and text encoding. The application form can be found... Read more about Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript
2020 Apr 02

AKPIA-Medieval Studies Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway

Sunil Kumar (Delhi University), Reconstituting the Archive of Hazrat-i Dehli: The Sultans, the Sufis and the Riverine Plain of Delhi. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, and the Harvard Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies. CANCELLED

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2020 Mar 31

AKPIA-Medieval Studies Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway

Sunil Kumar (Delhi University), The Creation and Representation of Order: Ghiyas al-Din Tughluq’s Tughluqabad. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, and the Harvard Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies. CANCELLED

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2019 Apr 03

Harvard Medieval Material Culture Student Workshop

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Sackler Building 323, 485 Broadway

Martin Carver (University of York), Wearing Wealth: A Discussion about Social Change from Coinage to Clothing. This seminar for undergraduate and graduate students is part of the 2019 Harvard Medieval Material Culture program The View from the Trenches: Archeology and Medieval Studies Today, and is co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop, the Medieval History Workshop, and the Harvard Numismatic Association. Please RSVP to Sean Gilsdorf by Monday, 1 April if you would like to attend.

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2019 Apr 11

CSANA 2019

Thu Apr 11 (All day) to Sun Apr 14 (All day)

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, 10th floor, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Celtic Studies Association of North America, featuring panels on Thursday through Sunday and plenary lectures by Elva Johnston (University College Dublin) and Michael Clarke (National University of Ireland,... Read more about CSANA 2019
2019 Apr 02

Medieval Studies Graduate Latin Exam

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 120, 12 Quincy Street
The Spring seating of the Medieval Studies graduate Latin translation exam. Successful completion of this exam will satisfy the language proficiency requirement of the graduate secondary field in Medieval Studies. More information about the exam, including sample texts, can be found on the Medieval Studies website. If you plan to take the exam, please RSVP to Sean Gilsdorf by Friday, 29 March.

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