Saturday, August 30, 2008

Schedule of Events 2008-9

Friday, October 17, 2008, 7:30 PM
The Long Drive of Courtly Love: Amor de Longh and the Object of Desire
Erin Felicia Labbie
Bowling Green State University
The Nineteenth Annual Rossell Hope Robbins Lecture

Friday, November 14, 2008, 7:30 PM
Uncovering the Story of Francis and the Sultan
Paul Moses

Brooklyn College, CUNY

Friday, December 5, 2008, 7:30 PM
Waiting for the Middle Ages
Cary Howie

Cornell University

Friday, February 6, 2009, 6:30 PM
at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Choirs of Angels: Painting in Italian Choir Books, 1300–1500
Barbara Boehm

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Friday, March 6, 2009, 7:30 PM
The Antipodes: Maps and Travel Literature about Another World
Matthew Goldie

Rider University

Friday, April 3, 2009, 7:30 PM
Vernacular Verse Encyclopedism in Medieval France: System and System-Failure
Sarah Kay

Princeton University

Friday, May 1, 2009, 7:30 PM
Information by the Way: Townspeople and Cultural Networks in Later Medieval England
David Gary Shaw

Wesleyan University

Unless otherwise noted, all lectures meet at the CUNY Graduate Center (365 Fifth Ave. @ 34th St.), Room 4406. Reception, with wine and cheese, follows.

Monday, August 25, 2008

First NYU English Medieval Forum Event: Mary Carruthers

"'Variety': a study in pre-modern aesthetic values."

Mary Carruthers

Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford; Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Literature, NYU; Professor of English, NYU

Thursday, Sept. 11, 6:30 pm
Room 224 of 19 University Place
(non-NYU visitors, bring a photo ID to sign into the building)

Professor Carruthers will deliver the inaugural talk in the NYU English Department's Medieval Forum. The Medieval Forum will meet fortnightly on Thursday evenings, and all are welcome (a full schedule of speakers and events will follow).

If you have questions, please contact Liza Blake, eab429[at]nyu[dot]edu.