Academic Events

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


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


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.…