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
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
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
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.
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.