Medieval Studies Lectures and Other Events of Interest
Otto III Enthroned, folio of the Gospel Book of Otto III, c 1000
- 10 September - Elizabeth A.R. Brown, Emerita, City University of New York, "Philip the Fair of France: the Personality and Conscience of a King," 5:30pm, Crown Center Auditorium; a reception will follow.
- 15 October - Charles Brauner, "Passion, Intrigue, Death: Reflections of 14th-Century Italian Politics in 19th-Century Italian Opera," 5:30pm, Crown Center Auditorium; a reception will follow.
- 12 November - Theresa Gross-Diaz, Loyola University Chicago, "To Be an Ant-Lion or a Wood Worm: Clerical Criticism in the Psalms Commentary of Jean d'Abbeville," 5:30pm, Crown Center Auditorium; a reception will follow.
- 28 November, further afield - Caroline Walker Bynum, Emerita, Columbia University, will discuss "Is Anthropomorphism the Basis of Religion? Some Observations Suggested by Late Medieval Devotional Objects" as a lunch lecture sponsored by the Chabraja Center for Historical Studies, Northwestern University, 12:15pm-1:50pm, Leopold Room, Harris 108, Northwestern University, Evanston
- 29 November, further afield - Caroline Walker Bynum, Emerita, Columbia University, will discuss her recent publication in the Catholic Historical Review, "Why Paradox? The Contradictions of my Life as a Scholar," with Barbara Newman and Richard Kieckhefer for Northwestern University's Medieval Colloquium Roundtable, 5:00pm, Hagstrum Room, University Hall 201, Northwestern University, Evanston
- 30 November, further afield - Hilary Fox, University of Chicago, will discuss "Selves and Subjects in Anglo-Saxon England" at the Medieval Studies Workshop, 12:00noon-1:30pm, Wieboldt 207, University of Chicago; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so as to obtain instructions and password for the workshop blog.
- 30 November, further afield - Derek Kreuger, University of North Carolina Greensboro, will discuss "The Internal Lives of Biblical Figures in the Hymns of Romanos the Melodist" at the capstone event of the autumn quarter sequence on "Theology in Public," sponsored by the Theology Workshop, the Dean's Office, and the Late Antique and Byzantine Studies Workshop, 4:30pm-6:00pm, Swift Hall Common Room, University of Chicago
- 7 December, further afield - Jan Ziolkowski, Harvard University, will discuss "Medieval Concepts of Imitation and the Classical Tradition" for the University of Chicago, Department of Classics' 2012 Walsh Lecture, 4:00pm, Harper Memorial; reception to follow in Classics 21. University of Chicago.
- 24 January - Conrad Rudolph, University of California, Riverside, will present, "''In It, You Will Look for Nothing That You Will Not Find': An Overview of Hugh of Saint Victor's Mystic Ark," 5:00pm, Hagstrum Room, University Hall 201, Northwestern University; a reception will follow.
- 2 February - Newberry Medieval Intellectual History Seminar, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Newberry Library, Chicago. Richard Kieckhefer, Northwestern University will speak on "The Mystical Presence of Christ: Late Medieval Issues, Texts, and Contexts," and Theresa Gross-Diaz, Loyola University Chicago, will speak on "Woodworms and Ant-lions: Preaching Reform through Psalter Commentary in the 13th Century."
- 15 February - Workshop on "Subjectivity, Agency, and Gender in the Middle Ages," sponsored by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the University of Chicago. 9:00am- 5:00pm, Classics 110, the University of Chicago. A box lunch will be available for those who register: please contact email@example.com.
- 15-16 February - Illinois Medieval Association 2013 Annual Conference, Newberry Library, Chicago. The program is available at www.illinoismedieval.org/2013IMASchedule_RevisedJanuary8.pdf.
- 18 February - Jacqueline Long, Loyola University Chicago, "Crisis Management 418-419: Honorius and the Schism of Boniface and Eulalius," 5:30pm, Crown Center Auditorium; a reception will follow.
- 15 April - Carl Petry, Northwestern University, "The Succession Crisis in the Cypriot Lusignan Dynasty of 1459 Reconsidered: Scandal, Bribery and Betrayal at the Mamluk Court in Cairo," 5:30pm, Crown Center Auditorium; a reception will follow.
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