The Medieval Institute promotes research and teaching on the multiple cultures, languages, and religions of the medieval period. Offering both undergraduate and Ph.D. programs, the Institute facilitates the activities of the largest contingent of medievalists at any North American university. Over sixty faculty medievalists, from thirteen different departments, create a vibrant, interdisciplinary, intellectual community that sponsors frequent speakers, conferences, and other events. The outstanding medieval studies library collection attracts researchers from around the world.

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    Notre Dame MS 65, 85r

     

     

    The Medieval Institute affirms the understanding that individuals possess innate dignity, an idea underscored by the Judeo-Christian belief that all persons are made in the image and likeness of God. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion” statement (1997), the Medieval Institute welcomes "all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, and nationality" and works to sustain an inclusive environment.

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    Notre Dame MS 65, 72r

     

     

     

    The Medieval Institute affirms the understanding that individuals possess innate dignity, an idea underscored by the Judeo-Christian belief that all persons are made in the image and likeness of God. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion” statement (1997), the Medieval Institute welcomes "all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, and nationality" and works to sustain an inclusive environment.

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    Notre Dame MS 65, 99r

     

     

     

    The Medieval Institute affirms the understanding that individuals possess innate dignity, an idea underscored by the Judeo-Christian belief that all persons are made in the image and likeness of God. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion” statement (1997), the Medieval Institute welcomes "all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, and nationality" and works to sustain an inclusive environment.

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    Notre Dame MS 65, 7r

     

     

     

    The Medieval Institute affirms the understanding that individuals possess innate dignity, an idea underscored by the Judeo-Christian belief that all persons are made in the image and likeness of God. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion” statement (1997), the Medieval Institute welcomes "all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, and nationality" and works to sustain an inclusive environment.

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    Notre Dame MS 65, 58r

     

     

     

    The Medieval Institute affirms the understanding that individuals possess innate dignity, an idea underscored by the Judeo-Christian belief that all persons are made in the image and likeness of God. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion” statement (1997), the Medieval Institute welcomes "all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, and nationality" and works to sustain an inclusive environment.

Upcoming Events

Medieval Institute 2014-15 Mellon Fellow John (“Jay”) Diehl will present his book-in-progress (From Piety to Parchment: Spirituality and the Making of Monastic Literate Cultures, 1000-1200) on Saturday, April 25, during a seminar with Profs. Geoffrey Koziol (Berkeley), Diane Reilly (Indiana), and Steven Vanderputten (Ghent).

A coffee hour for students, faculty, and visiting researchers, sponsored by the Medieval Institute’s graduate students, will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on April 27 in the Medieval Institute kitchen, 7th floor, Hesburgh Library. 

See the MI Event Calendar for details.

Student Colloquium

Undergraduates doing research on medieval topics will present their work on Saturday, April 18 at the Medieval Institute Senior Honors Colloquium.