English Department Medieval Colloquium

2022 May 04

English Department Medieval Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133 (the Thompson Room)
James Simpson (Harvard University) and Leah Whittington (Harvard University), The Dark Age (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries): A Debate. Co-sponsored by the English Department Medieval Colloquium and Renaissance Colloquium.
2022 Apr 20

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133 -Plimpton Room
Kathryn Maude (American University of Beirut & Bloomfield Fellow), Feeling Bad in the Middle Ages: Weeping and Women's Literary Culture.
2022 Mar 09

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133 (the Plimpton Room)
Elizabeth Robertson (University of Glasgow), Willful Griselde: Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale and Late Medieval Voluntarism
2022 Feb 16

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Anna Wilson (Harvard University): "Petrarch's Friends: Ernest Wilkins and the Medieval Academy of America"

Please contact seif@g.harvard.edu for Zoom link.

2021 Dec 02

Medieval English Colloquium

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 221

Harvard English's own Kathryn Wagner will speak on “The Shepherds’ Gloria: Reception of Latin Liturgy and the Figure of the ‘Lewed’ Listener in the Mystery Plays.” 
2021 Nov 15

Medieval Movie Night!

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
In anticipation of director David Lowery's visit to Harvard on 22 November, please join us for a screening of Lowery's The Green Knight (2021), a provocative retelling of the late medieval English romance Gawain and the Green Knight. Sponsored by the Committee on Folklore and Mythology, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the English Department Graduate Medieval Colloquium, and the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop.
2021 Nov 04

English Department Graduate Medieval Colloquium

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
D. Vance Smith (Princeton University), The African Map of Europe: The Brut and Balliol College Colonialism. Co-sponsored by the GSAS English Department Medieval Colloquium and the Committee on Medieval Studies. Please note that due to current university Covid-19 restrictions, attendance at this event is limited to Harvard faculty, students, and on-campus affiliates Read more about English Department Graduate Medieval Colloquium
2021 Nov 22

"In Stori Stif and Stronge": A Conversation with David Lowery

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 110 (the Thompson Room)
A conversation with David Lowery, writer and director of The Green Knight (2021), on the making of the film and the process of adopting and adapting a medieval story for modern audiences. Moderated by Ahmed Seif (Department of English), with panelists Daniel Donoghue (Department of English), Sean Gilsdorf (Medieval Studies), Aarya Kaushik '24 (Department of English), and Nicholas Watson (Department of English). Presented by the Standing Committee on Medieval... Read more about "In Stori Stif and Stronge": A Conversation with David Lowery
2021 Mar 25

English Department Medieval Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom presentation
Joseph Shack (Harvard University), Tracing Time and Eternity in Maxims II and Cotton Tiberius B. i. This presentation will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; for registration information, please contact Colloquium coordinator Rob Brown.
2020 Apr 16

Medieval English Colloquium

5:15pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Seminar Room
James Simpson (Harvard University) and David Hall (Harvard Divinity School, emeritus), Predestination and Piety in the Early Modern World: A Debate, moderated by Michelle Sanchez (Harvard Divinity School).
2020 Apr 09

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm

Location: 

Barker 230
Kathryn Maunde (American University of Beirut), Title TBA CANCELLED
2020 Mar 26

Medieval English Colloquium

5:00pm

Location: 

Barker 230
Mary Dockray-Miller (Lesley University), The Old English Exodus, the afrisc meowle, and the State of the Field.

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