Blurred Boundaries: Defining the "East" in Medieval Studies, a panel discussion with Anne Broadbridge (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Michael Penn (Stanford University), John Zaleski (Harvard University), and Charles Stang (Harvard Divinity School). Preceded by the Spring welcome reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies.
Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Medieval Legal History and the Problem of Sources. A panel discussion on what it means to study ‘medieval law’ as a secular and religious phenomenon, what counts as a 'legal document', and how apparently 'non-legal' sources can deepen our understanding of medieval legal thought and practice. Featuring Piotr Górecki (University of California Riverside), ...
Ben Morgan (Oxford University), Varieties of Freedom: Eckhart, Seuse, ‘Sister Catherine’, and Forms of Agency in Recent Cognitive Science. Followed by a roundtable discussion with Amy Hollywood (Harvard Divinity School), Racha Kirakosian (Harvard University), Niklaus Largier (University of California Berkeley), and Judith Ryan (Harvard University). Co-sponsored by the Harvard Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar, and the Committee on the Study of Religion.
Francisco Prado-Vilar (Real Colegio Complutense), Factum est silentium: Cosmic Silence as an Image in Medieval Manuscript Illumination. Please RSVP by 29 February to Hannah Weaver (email@example.com).