Upcoming Events

Contemplation and Philosophy Conference

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Location: McKenna Hall (Notre Dame Conference Center)

Contemplation and Philosophy: Scholastic and Mystical Modes of Medieval Philosophical Thought  (27-29 July 2014)

A Conference in Honor of Kent Emery, Jr., on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday

A conference honoring Prof. Kent Emery, Jr. (University of Notre Dame), begins today, and brings to campus some of the world’s most renowned scholars of medieval philosophy. Organized by Profs. Roberto Hofmeister Pich (PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil), Alfredo Santiago Culleton (UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, Brazil), and the late Director of the Medieval Institute Olivia Remie Constable, the event celebrates the career and work of an eminent scholar by offering a series of papers by his colleagues, students, and friends.…

Contemplation and Philosophy Conference

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Location: Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall)

Contemplation and Philosophy: Scholastic and Mystical Modes of Medieval Philosophical Thought  (27-29 July 2014)

A Conference in Honor of Kent Emery, Jr., on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday

Paper sessions will run continuously throughout the day, with comments and discussion following each set of presentations. Participants and registrants will gather for lunch at midday. A reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will conclude the day’s festivities, and is open to all registrants.…

Contemplation and Philosophy Conference

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Location: Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall)

Contemplation and Philosophy: Scholastic and Mystical Modes of Medieval Philosophical Thought  (27-29 July 2014)

A Conference in Honor of Kent Emery, Jr., on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday

After a full-day series of papers and discussions beginning at 9 a.m., and including a buffet lunch for all registrants, the public portion of the conference will conclude today at approximately 6 p.m.…

Imagining Medieval English Conference (Day 1)

Location: McKenna Hall (ND Conference Ctr.)

Prof. Tim Machan (ND English Department) is the organizer of a three-day conference that will bring together twelve distinguished scholars who are collaborating on a book entitled “Imagining Medieval English.” The participants will present papers that form the chapters of the book, and join in a general discussion of the topic. Most sessions will be open to the public.…

Monica Green Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

“Like a Prometheus Stealing Fire: Constantine the African and the Transformed Landscape of Learned Medicine in Twelfth-Century Christian Europe”

Monica Green, Professor of History, Arizona State University specializes in the global history of health and medieval European history, particularly the history of medicine and the history of gender. In 2004, she was a co-winner of the Medieval Academy of America’s John Nicholas Brown Prize for Women’s Healthcare in the Medieval West: Texts and Contexts,

Monica Green Graduate Seminar

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

“Reframing the Black Death in Terms of Global History”

This seminar will give some background about the developments in genetics and history leading up to a forthcoming special issue of a new journal, The Medieval Globe.  We will discuss the opportunities and challenges that come from attempting multidisciplinary work, as well as the question of how document-based historians can begin to incorporate materialist histories into their work.…

Conway Lecture #1: Alice-Mary Talbot

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Location: TBD

The 2014 Conway Lectures:

Varieties of Monastic Experience in Byzantium, 9th-15th Centuries

October 7: The Cenobitic Monk

Alice-Mary Talbot received her B.A. in Classics from Radcliffe College and the M.A. and Ph.D. in Byzantine and Ottoman History from Columbia University. After teaching at several colleges in Ohio, she spent the rest of her career as a project director and administrator at Dumbarton Oaks. She served as Executive Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium,

Conway Lecture #2: Alice-Mary Talbot

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Location: TBD

The 2014 Conway Lectures:

Varieties of Monastic Experience in Byzantium, 9th-15th Centuries

October 14: Hermits and Holy Mountains

Alice-Mary Talbot received her B.A. in Classics from Radcliffe College and the M.A. and Ph.D. in Byzantine and Ottoman History from Columbia University. After teaching at several colleges in Ohio, she spent the rest of her career as a project director and administrator at Dumbarton Oaks. She served as Executive Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium,

Conway Lecture #3: Alice-Mary Talbot

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Location: TBD

The 2014 Conway Lectures:

Varieties of Monastic Experience in Byzantium, 9th-15th Centuries

October 14: Nuns and Nunneries

Alice-Mary Talbot received her B.A. in Classics from Radcliffe College and the M.A. and Ph.D. in Byzantine and Ottoman History from Columbia University. After teaching at several colleges in Ohio, she spent the rest of her career as a project director and administrator at Dumbarton Oaks. She served as Executive Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium,