Upcoming Events

MI Coffee Hour

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Location: Medieval Institute Kitchen (700 Hesburgh Library)

The graduate students of the Medieval Institute invite medievalist graduate students, faculty, and visiting researchers to join them for coffee, tea, light snacks, and casual conversation.…

Paola Moretti Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

“Milan through Augustine’s Eyes”

Paola Moretti is Associate Professor, Latin Language and Literature, University of Milan. Her main interests focus on late Latin language and literature: both poetry (Virgilian centos) and prose (Ambrose of Milan; Apuleius’ and Augustine’s style).…

Fr. Maximos Constas Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

“Through a Glass Darkly: Paradox and Perception in Byzantine Iconography”

Fr. Maximos Constas is Senior Research Scholar at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, in Brookline, Mass. He holds a Ph.D. in Patristics and Historical Theology from the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of theology at Harvard Divinity School, after which he became a monk at Simonopetra (Mt. Athos). He is the author of The Art of Seeing: Paradox and Perception in Orthodox Iconography

Constas Graduate Seminar

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Location: Medieval Institute Seminar Room A (715J Hesburgh Library)

Fr. Maximos Constas will offer a graduate seminar on a text by St. Maximos the Confessor, Ambigua 7, the text and translation of which can be found in his 2014 edition: N. Constas, On Difficulties in the Church Fathers: The Ambigua of Maximos the Confessor, vol. 1, pp. 74-141; there are also some notes on this text available on his academia.edu web page

“Dante’s Other Works”: A Celebration

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Session 2

Epistles - Claire Honess, Professor of Italian Studies, University of Leeds

Cosponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, a series of lectures on the poet Dante’s so-called “minor works” will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and ending in November. Twelve prominent scholars from the U.S., Italy, and the U.K. have been invited to speak. Each lecturer will address one or more of the “other works” by presenting the principal interpretive trends and issues relating to the text and focusing on some of its particularly interesting aspects.…

MI Coffee Hour

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Location: Medieval Institute Kitchen (700 Hesburgh Library)

The graduate students of the Medieval Institute invite medievalist graduate students, faculty, and visiting researchers to join them for coffee, tea, light snacks, and casual conversation.…

“Dante’s Other Works”: A Celebration

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Session 3

Rime - Manuele Gragnolati, Professor of Italian Literature, Somerville College, University of Oxford

Cosponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, a series of lectures on the poet Dante’s so-called “minor works” will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and ending in November. Twelve prominent scholars from the U.S., Italy, and the U.K. have been invited to speak. Each lecturer will address one or more of the “other works” by presenting the principal interpretive trends and issues relating to the text and focusing on some of its particularly interesting aspects.…

MI Undergraduate Colloquium

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Location: 715J Hesburgh Library (MI Seminar Room A)

Every year, undergraduate students who have taken medieval studies courses present papers on a wide range of topics. The 20-minute presentations are based on research work undertaken for a course and students are nominated for participation by their teachers. The papers are grouped into two sessions (one from 11 a.m. to noon and the second from 1 to 2 p.m.), and all participants and audience members are provided with a buffet lunch between the presentation periods.…

MI Coffee Hour

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Location: Medieval Institute Kitchen (700 Hesburgh Library)

The graduate students of the Medieval Institute invite medievalist graduate students, faculty, and visiting researchers to join them for coffee, tea, light snacks, and casual conversation.…

“Dante’s Other Works”: A Celebration

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

Session 4

Convivia - Simon Gilson, Professor of Italian, University of Warwick
De vulgari eloquentia - Steven Botterill, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, University of California - Berkeley

Cosponsored by the William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies and Italian Studies at Notre Dame, a series of lectures on the poet Dante’s so-called “minor works” will take place on eight Thursdays throughout 2015, beginning in January and ending in November. Twelve prominent scholars from the U.S., Italy, and the U.K. have been invited to speak. Each lecturer will address one or more of the “other works” by presenting the principal interpretive trends and issues relating to the text and focusing on some of its particularly interesting aspects.…

MI Coffee Hour

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Location: Medieval Institute Kitchen (700 Hesburgh Library)

The graduate students of the Medieval Institute invite medievalist graduate students, faculty, and visiting researchers to join them for coffee, tea, light snacks, and casual conversation.…

Jonathan Boulton Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

Professor Jonathan Boulton (ND, Medieval Institute and History) will deliver a lecture. A reception specially honoring Prof. Boulton on the occasion of his retirement will follow.

Prof. D’Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton studies Latin European nobilities and has published widely on many aspects of this topic. A revised second edition of his Knights of the Crown: Monarchical Orders of Knighthood in Later Medieval Europe, 1326-1520