Christopher Loveluck (Department of History), Game Theory, Archaeology and the Urban Worlds of Western Europe, c. AD 1000-1150. Please RSVP by 15 February to Hannah Weaver (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Carlos Fraenkel (McGill University), Universalism, Pluralism, Exclusivism: Maimonides in the Context of Medieval Arabic Philosophy. Co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
Sea Stories: Towards a Pelagic Middle Ages. A panel discussion chaired by Stephen Mitchell (Harvard University), featuring Josiah Blackmore (Harvard University), Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham University/Radcliffe Institute), and Christopher Loveluck (Nottingham University). Preceded at 4:00 p.m. by the Winter Welcome Reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies. Both events are free and open to the public.
Artes and Liberal Arts: From Medieval Learning to the Modern University: a panel discussion featuring Jan Ziolkowski (Classics, Harvard), Eileen Sweeney (Philosophy, Boston College), Nicholas Watson (English, Harvard), and Ahmed Ragab (Harvard Divinity School). Preceded by the Fall welcoming reception of the Committee on Medieval Studies.