Spring Quarter 2017 Schedule

Welcome back to another quarter at the Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium. We are pleased to announce our schedule for Spring Quarter 2017—please be sure to mark your calendars!

April 4

Constructing a New Jerusalem:
Building a Bridge to the Christian Past and
Forging a New Identity in Late Antique Constantinople

Jason Osequeda, Ph. D. Student (University of Chicago, History)

April 11

Lifting the Yoke of Taxation by Holy Cross:
Taxation and Resistance in Sassanian Iran

Ani Honarchiansaky, Ph. D. Student (UCLA)

April 25

Overstriking the Miliaresion:
Byzantine Silver in the Age of Islam

Brian Salas, Ph. D. Student (University of Chicago, History)

May 16

Did Isidore of Seville write on Acolytes?
Some reflections on his Epistola ad Leudefredum
and his De Ecclesiasticis Officiis

Prof. Thomas Deswarte (University of Angers)

N. B.: This meeting will be co-sponsored with the Medieval Studies Workshop.

May 23

Philosophical Asceticism and Justice in Antiquity and Late Antiquity

Prof. Ilaria Ramelli (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan)

N. B.: This meeting will be co-sponsored with the Early Christian Studies Workshop, and will be held in the Swift Hall Common Room.

All meetings, unless otherwise noted, will be held on Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 pm in the Cochrane-Woods Art Center, room 156. Refreshments, as always, will follow. Please direct any questions, accessibility requests, or other inquiries to Felix Szabo.

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!

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