Sunday, August 3, 2014

Schedule of Events 2014-15

With the exception of the museum tour on September 5, all meetings will be in the Graduate Center at 7.30 p.m. (room TBA) with a wine and cheese reception to follow the talk.

September 5, 2014. Guided tour at the Morgan Museum by curator Roger Wieck of “Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de Franceat 6.00 p.m. or 6.30 p.m. Entrance fee required—a few places still available—please email for details.

[We are not meeting in October as the first Friday is Yom Kippur]

November 7, 2014. David Wallace (Department of English, University of Pennsylvania), “November 1414: Nations, Schisms, and the Work of Literary Cultures”

December 5, 2014.Global Medieval: A Roundtable” featuring:
Hyunhee Park (Department of History, John Jay College, CUNY), “Transfers of Geographical Knowledge in Eurasia during the Global Middle Ages”;
Toy Tung (Department of English, John Jay College CUNY), title TBA;
Tansen Sen (Department of History, Baruch), title TBA;
Nayhan Fancy (Department of History, DePauw University), "The Movement of Medical Texts and Commentators in Western Eurasia after 1300.”

February 6, 2015. Bob Hasenfratz (Department of English, University of Connecticut), “The Old English Poetry Project

March 6, 2015. Christopher MacEvitt (Department of Religion, Dartmouth College), “Saracen Jerusalem, Crusader Jerusalem: Fourteenth-Century Pilgrims in the Holy City”

March 27, 2015 [N.B. Brought forward one week, as April 3 is Passover and Good Friday]. The Rossell Hope Robbins Memorial Lecture: Patricia Clare Ingham (Department of English, Indiana University), “New Worlds: Tracking an Enchanted History.”