Smart Lecture: Alexander Nagel, April 1

Please see below for a lecture in the Art History Department by a distinguished Renaissance art historian, who, in recent work, has been thinking and writing about the Middle Ages in ways that should interest medievalists.

Smart Lecture: Alexander Nagel

“Work and Environment, Medieval and Modern”

Friday April 1st at 4:30 pm

Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157

5540 S Greenwood Ave.

*Reception to follow

Workshop Lecture: Stefan Weber, April 8

Please join the Medieval Studies Workshop for a special presentation by a visiting scholar.

Stefan Weber (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg)

“Igniting their hands and turning wine to water : The Irish abroad in the 11th and 12th century”

Respondent: Torsten Edstam

12:00-1:30pm on Friday April 8 in CWAC 156.

Coffee and tea will be provided, and we invite you to bring your lunch.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Torsten Edstam at tedstam@uchicago.edu

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Torsten Edstam in advance at tedstam@uchicago.edu.

A full schedule of the year’s workshop presentations may be found under the program tab.

Lumen Christi: Willemien Otten, Feb. 8

The Lumen Christi Institute

presents

Eriugena: 
The Medieval Irish Genius Between Augustine and Aquinas

Willemien Otten

University of Chicago

Tuesday, February 8, 7:00pm
Swift Hall, Common Room
1025 E. 58th St.

Formerly the face of the Irish five pound note, the forgotten court theologian to Charlemagne, Johannes Scottus Eriugena (810-877AD), stands as the outstanding systematic thinker between Augustine and Aquinas. This lecture will consider his false condemnation for pantheism in 1225, his use of Greek philosophy and the Church Fathers, and the contemporary reappraisal of his thought.

Directions: http://maps.uchicago.edu/mainquad/swift.html Parking:  http://maps.uchicago.edu/directions/parking/ Questions: info@lumenchristi.org or 773-955-5887

Persons with disabilities requiring assistance, please call 773-955-5887


Founded by Catholic scholars at the University of Chicago in 1997, the Lumen Christi Institute 
aims at enriching the intellectual community of the University of Chicago 
by cultivating the Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions through 
on-campus lectures, non-credit courses, and conferences. 
Both Catholics and non-Catholics regularly participate and are encouraged to attend.

Public Lecture: Brigitte Bedos-Rezak (NYU), Jan. 13

Please join the Medieval Studies Workshop for a special public lecture co-

sponsored by the France Chicago Center, the Departments of Art History,

History, and Romance Languages & Literatures, and the Franke Institute for the

Humanities.

Prof. Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak (Dept. of History, NYU)

“Patrons. Patterns and Patronage of the Royal Image in Gothic France”

Thursday January 13, 2011 at 4:30 PM

Franke Institute for the Humanities (Regenstein Library) room S-118

Reception to follow.

Please feel free to circulate the attached poster: Bedos-Rezak Lecture Poster.

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact

Torsten Edstam in advance at tedstam@uchicago.edu.