WINTER 2019 SCHEDULE

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will take place on alternate Fridays in Rosenwald 405 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.

JANUARY 10: Joseph Ackley, “Gold’s Instabilities: Controlling the Radiant Aesthetic in Medieval Art.” (talk for the Medieval Art History position) CWAC 157 @ 5PM

JANUARY 11: Benjamin Saltzman, Assistant Professor of English. “Hand and Eyes: Illustrating an Iconography of Shame in Junius 11.”

Also on JANUARY 11: Keith Budner, PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley. “Hispania at the Medieval Mediterranean Margins: The Archaeology of a National Imaginary.” (talk for the Medieval Iberia position) @ 3pm in  in Wieboldt 207.

JANUARY 14: Noel Blanco-Mourelle, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at William & Mary. “Putting Art Back on the Shelf: The Lullist Dream of a Universal Library.” (talk for the Medieval Iberia position) @ 10:30am, Classics 110.

Also on JANUARY 14: Jack Hartnell, “Figuring Birth: Image, Knowledge, and Power in Medieval Obstetrics” (talk for the Medieval Art History position) CWAC 157 @ 5PM

JANUARY 15: Roland Betancourt, ” “Transgender Monks, Ethiopian Eunuchs: The Intersectionality of Race and Gender in Byzantium” (talk for the Medieval Art History position) CWAC 157 @ 5PM.

JANUARY 16: Tamara Golan, “’Not blood, only paint’: Artifice and Evidence in Late Medieval Switzerland” (talk for the Medieval Art History position) CWAC 157 @ 5PM.

JANUARY 17: Roland Betancourt, Associate Professor of Art History, UC Irvine. “Queer Sensations: Perception and Same-Gender Desire in Byzantium” Cobb 115 @ 12:30 *Please note the change in date and location

FEBRUARY 8: “Where Can Medieval Take You?” Medieval Studies Undergraduate Program Alumni Even. Social Sciences Tea Room, 12:30-2pm.

FEBRUARY 15: Rob Porwoll, PhD Candidate, Divinity . Title TBD. 

FEBRUARY 22: Sam Lasman, PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature. Title TBD. 

MARCH 8: Owen Joyce-Coughlin, PhD Student, Divinity. “Authorship, Authority and Literary Form in Mechthild of Magdeburg’s The Flowing Light of the Godhead and Marguerite Porete’s The Mirror of Simple Souls.”

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