Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will take place on alternate Fridays in CWAC (Cochrane-Woods Art Center) room 152 from 12:30-2:00 pm. Coffee and snacks available. Please contact the coordinators, Jacqueline Victor (jgvictor@uchicago.edu) and Sam Baudinette (sbaudinette@uchicago.edu) if you have questions or need accommodation.

Please note that some changes have been made to our schedule:

OCTOBER 11: David Reher (PhD candidate, RLL), “Troy in Medieval Castilian Travel Literature” (please note that this first session will be on a Thursday, but is still in CWAC 152 at 12:30)

OCTOBER 19: Tristan Sharp (PhD student, History), “Beyond the noble feud: conflict, law and violent self help in late medieval Germany (1350-1450)”

NOVEMBER 2: Dyan Elliott (Peter B. Ritzma Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History, Northwestern University), “Sodomy on the Cusp of the Eleventh and Twelfth Century”  (This event  will take place  in Rosenwald 405).

NOVEMBER 8: Nahir Otaño Gracia (Assistant Professor of English at Beloit College), “Counter-narratives and the Middle Ages: Woman and Power in the Global North Atlantic.” (This event is a public talk, co-sponsored with The Lexicon Project, and will take place at 4:30 pm in CWAC 152).

NOVEMBER 16: Michael Allen (Associate Professor of Classics), “What Is Wisdom? What Is Concord? An Editor’s Reading of Lupus’s Letter 35”

NOVEMBER 30: Alexandra Peters (PhD student, History), title TBA

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