English Department Medieval Colloquium

2023 Feb 02

Bibendum/Gebeorscip

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

The Medieval Studies Library (Widener D, third floor)
A medieval social hour, hosted by the Medieval Graduate Interdisciplinary Workshop and the Medieval English Colloquium. Eat, drink, be merry, and catch up with fellow medievalists!
2023 Feb 09

English Department Medieval Colloquium

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114
Avantika Kumar (Department of the History of Art & Architecture), Between Book and Body: Art, Language and the Limits of Interpretation in the Manuscripts of the English Benedictine Movement.
2022 Dec 01

English Department Medieval Colloquium

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 012
Joseph Shack (Harvard University), What Is and Ought to Be: Analogues, Influence, and Meaning in Old English Gnomic Verbs.
2022 Sep 29

Bibendum/Geborscip

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Medieval Studies Library (Widener D)
An hour of symposial socializing for medievalist grad students and fellow travellers, hosted by the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop and the Medieval English Colloquium. Contact Colloquium coordinator Emily Sun with any questions!
2022 Sep 15

Bibendum/Geborscip

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Medieval Studies Library (Widener D)
An hour of symposial socializing for medievalist grad students and fellow travellers, hosted by the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop and the Medieval English Colloquium. Contact Colloquium coordinator Emily Sun with any questions!
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

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