SPRING 2018 SCHEDULE

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will take place in Wieboldt 207 at 12:00-1:30 PM

MARCH 30: John Latham-Sprinkle (PhD Candidate, SOAS, University of London), “The Power of the Foreign: Kingship in North Caucasian Alania c.875-1100.”

APRIL 6: on-campus conference entitled Gender and Form in the Middle Ages. This event will take place on the ground floor conference room at the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, time TBD.

APRIL 13: Christopher Davis (Assistant Professor of French, Northwestern University), “Hybrid Harmony: The Poetics of Discord and the Language of Song from the Troubadours to Dante.”

APRIL 20: David Orsbon (PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature and Classics), “Boethius Emendatus: A Re-Examination of Proclus’ Influence on Boethius’ Consolatio.”

APRIL 26: Carole Rawcliffe (Professor of Medieval History, University of East Anglia) public lecture, “Christ the Physician Walks the Wards: Medicine and Religion in Medieval England.” This event will be held at 4:30 pm in the third floor lecture hall of Swift.

APRIL 27: Carole Rawcliffe (Professor of Medieval History, University of East Anglia), “Mental Illness and Mental Health in the Late Medieval English Monastery.”

MAY 4: Felix Szabo (PhD Candidate in History), “Personal Piety in the Seals of Middle Byzantine Eunuchs.”

MAY 8: María Marcos Cobaleda (Assistant Professor, University of Malagá), “Almoravid Art and Its Cultural Impact: Artistic Exchange in the Medieval Mediterranean.” This lecture will take place at 4:00 pm in Stuart 105, and is co-sponsored with Center for Middle East Studies and the Middle East History and Theory Workshop.

MAY 10-13: International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University.

MAY 15-16: On-campus conference entitled European Urban History, ca. 1200-1500: Comparative Perspectives. Sponsored by the University of Chicago / University of Vienna Faculty Grant Program, the History Department, and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

MAY 22: in co-sponsorship with the Early Modern & Mediterranean Worlds Workshop, Már Jónsson (Professor of History, University of Iceland), “The Victims of Witchcraft in 17th century Iceland.” This event will be held from 5:00-6:30 pm in WB 207.

JUNE 1: Nancy Thebaut (PhD Candidate, Art History), “Meaningful Folds: Representing and Qualifying Christ’s Absence through his Grave Cloths c. 1000.” This event will be held in CWAC 156. 

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