Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

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 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 Oct 18

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Medieval Studies Library-Widener Library

Sama Mammadova (Harvard University Department of History), A Bank for the People: Popular Credit and Moral Economy in Renaissance Italy

Refreshments will be provided. Due to current Harvard University Covid-19 restrictions, Workshop meetings this semester are limited to Harvard students, staff, faculty, and researchers. Please RSVP by 15 October to Lydia Shahan (...

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2019 Nov 04

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House
Marissa Smit (History Department, Harvard University), Animal Frontiers in the Byzantine and Ottoman Worlds.
2019 Oct 07

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House
Kirsten Burke (History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University), Picturing the Islamic World as Ruin in Konrad Grünemberg’s Pilgrimage Journey (c. 1487).
2019 Apr 03

Harvard Medieval Material Culture Student Workshop

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Sackler Building 323, 485 Broadway

Martin Carver (University of York), Wearing Wealth: A Discussion about Social Change from Coinage to Clothing. This seminar for undergraduate and graduate students is part of the 2019 Harvard Medieval Material Culture program The View from the Trenches: Archeology and Medieval Studies Today, and is co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop, the Medieval History Workshop, and the Harvard Numismatic Association. Please RSVP to Sean Gilsdorf by Monday, 1 April if you would like to attend.

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2019 Feb 19

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 114 (Kresge Room) (Note Room Change!)
Shireen Hamza (Harvard University), The Weight of Dreams: the Kābūs in Islamicate Medical Literature, 1100-1500.
2019 Apr 22

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Kates Room, Warren House

Giulia Accornero (Department of Music, Harvard) Buying Time, Marking Space: Algorism, Algebraic Objects and the Emergence of Mensural Notations

2018 Nov 26

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker 218 (Fong Room)
Joseph Shack (Celtic Languages and Literatures), Ways of "Being" in Medieval Welsh and English Gnomic Poetry
2019 Apr 04

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center 133 (Plimpton Room)

Annette Volfing (University of Oxford), The Medieval Daughter Zion: Re-Writing Allegories of Anger and Desire.

2018 Oct 05

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Widener Library, room 240
The Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop presents a hands-on medieval book-binding workshop, led by Kate Rich, Katherine Gray, and Terri Messina of the Harvard Library Preservation Services. Participants will learn how to produce a fifteenth-century link-stitch binding. Using original materials of parchment, wood and bone, you will make a book in a simple, elegant style popular among late medieval students and scholars. Soon, you may be cutting quills and writing your dissertation by candlelight! All tools and materials will be provided. Space in the workshop is limited, and priority... Read more about Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop
2018 Sep 24

Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Workshop

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Barker 114 (Kresge Room)
Luca Politi (Romance Languages and Literatures), Translation’s Boundaries: A Sonnet by Cino da Pistoia.

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