Current Schedule

Spring 2023

Tuesday, March 28, 12:30-2:00, Cobb 319 | Luke Sunderland
Professor of French, Durham University. IAS Fellow, 2022-2023
“Elements and Edges: Inhabitable and Uninhabitable Worlds in Medieval Encyclopaedias”
This event is a lecture. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Friday, March 31, 12:30-2:00, Rosenwald 405 | Kirsten Lopez
PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago
“A Tomb of One’s Own: Commemorative Monuments and Mediating Existence in
the Prose Lancelot” 

Thursday, April 13, 5:00-6:30, Rosenwald 405 | Micah James Goodrich
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Boston University
“Kindling, or, Margery Kempe’s Thermal Dynamics”
This event was made possible thanks to generous support from the Center for the Study of 
Gender and Sexuality, the Lexicon Project Working Group, and a gift from Faizal Syed (MBA ‘93)

Friday, April 28, 12:30-2:00, Rosenwald 405 | Sabrina Amrane
MA Student, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago
“Raid or Reign: Historical Narratives of the Algerian Bedouin”

Friday, May 19, 12:30-2:00, Swift Common Room | Abigail Palmisano
PhD Candidate, English, Loyola University
“Fix Your Mind on the Rock: Mental Stability and the Allegorized Female Body in Cynwulf’s Juliana and Ælfric’s ‘Saint Agatha and Saint Lucy'”

End-of-Year Lunch Social: May 19, 2:00-3:30, Swift Common Room