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”

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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