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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    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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    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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    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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    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

Coffee hours for students, faculty, and visiting researchers, sponsored by the Medieval Institute’s graduate students, will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on March 30, and April 13 and 27 in the Medieval Institute kitchen, 7th floor, Hesburgh Library. 

“Calcidius: A Latin Commentary on Plato’s Timaeus is taking place on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28 at McKenna Hall. Sponsored by the Notre Dame Workshop on Ancient Philosophy, this mini-conference will focus on the nature of the text itself. Speakers include: Hildegund Müller, Béatrice Bakhouche, John Magee, Christina Hoenig, Gretchen Reydams-Schils, and George Karamanolis.

The William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies, along with Italian Studies at Notre Dame are hosting a lecture series throughout the Spring and Fall 2015 semesters on “Dante’s Other Works”: A Celebration of the 750th Anniversary of Dante’s Birth. This semester’s lectures will occur on March 26, April 9, and April 16.

See the MI Event Calendar for details.

Latin Exam

The Medieval Institute’s Latin Exam is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Medieval Institute Reading Room, 7th floor, Hesburgh Library. Graduate students who wish to take the exam must reserve a place by emailing Margaret Cinninger, mcinning@nd.edu.