The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is please to announce its Winter 2015 schedule. Please note that there are a few workshops that will meet in unusual places, times, and days of meeting other than our usual meeting place of CWAC on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM.
Thursday, January 15, 12:00 pm, Oriental Institute, LaSalle Banks Room Walter Kaegi (University of Chicago, History)
“Constantine I, Babylon and Julian’s Expedition in Mesopotamia Again”
Thursday, January 29, 12:00 pm, Pick 218, Jessica Mutter (University of Chicago, NELC) Co-Sponsored with MEHAT
“Defining Ambiguities: Conversion and Boundary Formation among Christians and Muslims in Seventh- and Eighth-Century Syria.”
Tuesday, February 3, 4:30 pm, John Hope Franklin Room, Henning Börm (University of Konstanz, History)
“Procopius of Caesarea and the Sasanian Empire.”
Tuesday, February 24, 4:30 pm, CWAC 152, Karin Krause (University of Chicago, Divinity School)
“What became of the Constantinian labarum?”
Tuesday, March 3, 4:30 pm, CWAC 152, Jeremy Vecchi (University of Chicago, NELC)
“Simeon and the Martyrs of Najran”
I look forward to seeing you all at these meetings!