Graduate Seminars

2016 Mar 10

English Department Medieval Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Warren House, Kates Room

Spencer Strub (University of California, Berkeley), Hard Truths: Speech and Violence in Mum and the Sothsegger.

2016 Mar 01

English Department Medieval Colloquium

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 403

Cord Whitaker (Wellesley College), Shimmering Philological Mirage: Chaucer's Miller's Tale and the Spiritual Side of Race. Co-sponsored by the Race and Ethnicity Colloquium.

2016 Feb 29

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

Georgia Henley (Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University), Monastic Libraries in Wales and the March.

2016 Feb 22

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (the Kresge Room)

Charles Bartlett (Classics, Harvard University), The Lex Romana canonice compta: Tenth-Century Roman Law in Context.

2016 Feb 08

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Warren House 102

Oliver Marjot (Classics, Harvard University), Lepers and Lay Piety: Exile and Salvation in Jean Bodel's Congés d'Arras.

2015 Dec 01

Medieval History Graduate Workshop

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library

Patrick Meehan (Harvard University), Mapping (or Re-Mapping, or Un-Mapping) Space on the Northeastern Frontiers of Christian Europe, and Jake Ransohoff, Vision, Punishment, and Imperial Ideology in the Byzantine World.

2015 Nov 17

Medieval History Graduate Workshop

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library

Henry Gruber (Department of History), Occupy Menorca: Trade, the Balearic Islands, and the Vandals; John Mulhall (Department of History), Plague Before Plague: Buboes in Hippocrates, Rufus, and Galen.

2015 Nov 18

Workshop on Arabic and Islamic Studies

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Semitic Museum 201

Arafat Razzaq (Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of History), Gossip as a Social and Historical Problem: Ibn Abī al-Dunyā's Ethics of Speech and the Genre of Pious Adab in Ninth-Tenth Century Baghdad.

2015 Nov 02

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall 335

Elena Iourtaeva (Harvard University), Design, Purpose and Patronage of Peter of Poitiers’ Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi

2015 Sep 30

Workshop on Arabic and Islamic Studies

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Semitic Museum 201

John Zaleski (Committee on the Study of Religion), "There is No Monasticism in Islam”: The Place of Rahbaniyyah and Celibacy in Ninth-Century Baghdadi Sufism.

2015 Nov 03

Medieval History Graduate Workshop

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library

Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham University), Peasants and the Sea in Medieval England.

2015 Oct 20

Medieval History Graduate Workshop

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library

Shane Bobrycki (Harvard University), Crowd Venues in Early Medieval Europe.

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