Brian Long

B.A., Kenyon College; M.M.S., University of Notre Dame

Brian.P.Long.62@nd.edu

  • Interests: Intellectual and cultural history of the High and Late Middle Ages; Byzantine history; history of science and medicine
  • Dissertation: “Towards the Cultural History of the Twelfth-Century Translation Movement” 
  • Adviser: John Van Engen
  • Conference Papers: “Ways of Seeing: Intellectual and Cultural Perspectives in the Cross-Cultural History of Science,” Notre Dame Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Working Group (April 2013); “Arabic Influence and Ambivalence in the Medical Writings of Symeon Seth (11th cent.),” International Congress on Medieval Studies (2012); “The Presence and Absence of Arabic Sources in the Pharmacological Work of Symeon Seth,” Late Antiquity and Byzantium Workshop, University of Chicago (2010)
  • Recent Awards: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Graduate Scholarship, for Dissertation Research at the Thomas-Institut, Universität zu Köln (2013-14); Fulbright US Student Grant for Dissertation Research at the Thomas-Institut, Universität zu Köln (2013-14, declined); Nanovic Institute for European Studies Short-Term Travel and Research Grant  (2013); Vatican Film Library Mellon Fellowship (Spring 2013); Heckman Stipend, Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (Fall 2012); Dissertation Seminar for Historians, Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies (Fall 2012); NEH Summer Institute in Barcelona, “Networks and Knowledge in the Medieval Mediterranean” (summer 2012); University of Notre Dame Professional Development Grants, for NEH Summer Institute participation in Barcelona and manuscript research at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris (summer 2012); University of Notre Dame Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Graduate Student Professional Development Award, for manuscript research at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris (Summer 2013); Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Greek Summer School (Summer 2010); Notre Dame Graduate School Summer Intensive Language Training Grant (2010)
  • Teaching: Directed Reading on the History of Medieval Iberia, Fall 2012 (co-instructor); Regarding the Islamic Challenge to Christian Theology (teaching assistant); The World of the Middle Ages (teaching assistant); Roman Society and Culture (teaching assistant)