Upcoming Events

MI Second-Year Graduate Student Colloquium

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

Graduate students in the Medieval Institute complete a year-long research project in their second year of the program. At the Second-Year Colloquium, each student gives a 20-minute presentation on the research undertaken.

Weekly Byzantine Greek Reading Group

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Location: MI Seminar Room B, 715N Hesburgh Library

A group, organized by MI Ph.D. student Joshua Robinson, meets weekly on Friday afternoons to read Byzantine Greek texts. All are invited to attend. Do not feel obliged to prepare beforehand, since the idea is to have a low-pressure forum for anyone interested in reading Byzantine Greek on a regular basis.  …

Workshop on Paradiso XV

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Location: Room 121, Information Technology Center

Cambridge Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy: Workshop on Paradiso XV

A workshop via teleconference on Paradiso XV with scholars and students from the Universities of Leeds, Notre Dame, and Cambridge. Please feel free to bring your lunch to eat during the workshop and brief discussion to follow.

A lecture by Dr. Simone Marchesi

Contemplation and Philosophy Conference

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Location: TBD

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., begins today, and brings to campus some of the most renowned scholars of medieval philosophy in the world. Organized by Profs. Roberto Hofmeister Pich (PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil) and Alfredo Santiago Culleton (UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, Brazil), the event celebrates the career 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. The evening’s festivities will be marked with a celebratory dinner.…

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

The conference will conclude today after a full series of papers and discussion during the morning and afternoon, and include lunch and a concluding celebration.…

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.…