Autumn 2019 Schedule

The Medieval Studies Workshop is pleased to announce our workshop and event schedule for Autumn 2019. All workshops will be held Fridays from 12:30-2:00 in Cobb 403 unless otherwise noted!

OCTOBER 4: New Faculty Roundtable with Tamara Golan (Art History), Noel Blanco Mourelle (Romance Languages and Literatures), Sarah Pierce Taylor (Divinity), and Erin Galgay Walsh (Divinity)


Please join us October 4 at 7:00 for a potluck at the home of Professor Daisy Delogu, details to follow.

OCTOBER 11
: Karl Steel (Associate Professor, English, Brooklyn College), “Cuthbert and the Gesturing Geese: Reason, Language, and Accommodation in a Medieval Animal Story”
Co-sponsored with the Department of English at the University of Chicago
Location: Rosenwald 405

OCTOBER 18
: Sam Baudinette (PhD Student, Divinity), “Nostra divina scientia: Dietrich of Freiberg and the German Dominican understanding of philosophical and Christian theology”

OCTOBER 25
: “The Aesthetics of Devotion in Medieval England”
A one-day symposium hosted by the Department of English at the University of Chicago and co-sponsored by Frederic Ives Carpenter Fund, the Medieval Studies Workshop, the ASSC, and the Nicholson Center for British Studies (10:00-5:00 in SIFK Classroom). Visit this post for additional information, including speakers.

NOVEMBER 22
: Jo Nixon (PhD Candidate, English), “Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale and the Patience of Public Domesticity”
DECEMBER 6: Charlotte Denoël (Chief Curator of Medieval Manuscripts, Bibliothèque nationale de France) and Isabelle Marchesin (Conseillère scientifique, Institut national d’histoire de l’art), “The Performative Codex: The Gellone Sacramentary”
Co-sponsored with the Research in Art and Visual Evidence (RAVE) Workshop, the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago, and the France Chicago Center
FUTURE SPEAKERS
MARCH 2020: Geraldine Heng
APRIL 2020: Julia Bray
May 2020: “Midcentury/Medieval”: a symposium featuring lectures by Cord Whitaker, D. Vance Smith, and Jane Newman with confirmed responses by Kenneth Warren and Sophia Azeb
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