Upcoming Events

Symposium on the Qurʾan and Catholic Theology

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Location: McKenna Hall, Room 100-104

Quran Seminar 4

This symposium addresses the intersections between the scripture of Islam, the Qurʾan, and Catholic theology. To Muslims the Qurʾan is the very word of God transmitted to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. Yet how should the Church, with its dual commitment to inter-religious dialogue and to the proclamation of the Gospel, understand the Qurʾan?

Maríulestir Seminar Series: Marjorie Housley, “The Erotics of Anger in Old Norse-Icelandic Heroic Literature”

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Location: Medieval Institute Seminar Room B (715N Hesburgh Library)

Óðinn

This event, the second in the new Old Norse seminar/workshop series, 'Maríulestir', is jointly sponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Nanovic Centre for European Studies, ND Research, and the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame.

 

 

Mellon Colloquium: Laura Veneskey, “Earthly Icons: Between Matter and Figuration in Early Byzantine Art"

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

Sancta Sanctorum Reliquary

Join the Medieval Institute for the sixteenth annual Mellon Colloquium, a half-day public seminar discussion with the MI's 2016-17 Mellon Fellow, Prof. Laura Veneskey, on her book-in-progress. Invited senior scholars Charles Barber (Princeton), Holger Klein (Columbia), and Aden Kumler (U Chicago) will respond. Lunch is provided (please RSVP).

 

John Haldon Lecture: "St. Theodore, Euchaïta and Anatolia, c. 500-1500 CE: Landscape, Climate and the Survival of an Empire"

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

The Two Saints Theodore

Join the Medieval Institute for a lecture by Professor John Haldon; a reception will follow the lecture. Haldon is Shelby Cullom Davis ’30 Professor of European History and Professor of Byzantine History, as well as Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies, at Princeton University.

 

 

Maríulestir Seminar Series: Prof. Merrill Kaplan, “Old Norse, Folklore, and Revolt”

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

Óðinn

This event, the third in the new Old Norse seminar/workshop series, 'Maríulestir', is jointly sponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Nanovic Centre for European Studies, ND Research, and the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame. Prof. Merrill Kaplan is Associate Professor and Director of the Scandinavian Program Faculty at Ohio State University.

 

Don Alberto Rocca Lecture: “The Cultural Project of Federico Borromeo”

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (Hesburgh 715)

Rocca Federicoborromeo Image

The Medieval Institute welcomes Rev. Dr. Alberto Rocca to lecture on “The Cultural Project of Federico Borromeo.” Cardinal Borromeo established Milan’s Biblioteca Ambrosiana in 1607 and founded its Pinacoteca Ambrosiana art museum in 1618 through his donations. Don Rocca is the current director of the Pinacoteca and also the Director of the Classe di Studi Borromaici at the Accademia Ambrosiana.

Maríulestir Seminar Series: Prof. Kirsten Wolf, “The Saints in Old Norse-Icelandic Prose and Poetry”

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

Óðinn

This event in the new Old Norse seminar/workshop series, 'Maríulestir', is jointly sponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Nanovic Centre for European Studies, ND Research, and the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame. Prof. Kirsten Wolf is Kim Nilsson Professor and Torger Thompson Chair at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

Maríulestir Seminar Series: Heidi Støa, “Romance Mimicry: Comparing romance motifs in Old Norse and Middle English”

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Location: Medieval Institute Seminar Room (715N Hesburgh Library)

Óðinn

This event in the new Old Norse seminar/workshop series, 'Maríulestir', is jointly sponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Nanovic Centre for European Studies, ND Research, and the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame. Heidi Støa is a Ph.D. candidate at Indiana University-Bloomington.

 

Maríulestir Seminar Series: Heather O'Donoghue, “Ragnarsdrápa: A Paradigm Poem?”

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

Óðinn

This event in the new Old Norse seminar/workshop series, 'Maríulestir', is jointly sponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Nanovic Centre for European Studies, ND Research, and the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame. Heather O'Donoghue is Professor of Old Norse and Fellow of Linacre College at the University of Oxford.

 

Medieval Institute Graduation Ceremony

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Location: Alumni Hall Chapel

Each year, the Medieval Institute honors its graduating students with an all-Latin ceremony. Light refreshments for the graduates and their guests will follow in the Alumni Hall courtyard at the conclusion of the ceremony. Congratulations to them all!…

London Global Gateway Conference: "The History and Culture of Iran and Central Asia in the First Millennium CE: From the Pre-Islamic to the Islamic Era"

Location: 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG

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This conference is jointly sponsored by the Medieval Institute of the University of Notre Dame, the Notre Dame Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, and the Kyoto University Institute for Research in Humanities and Graduate School of Letters.

 

Christophe Erismann Byzantines Series Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

Join us for a talk by distinguished professor Christophe Erismann. Prof. Erismann leads the European Research Council project “Reassessing Ninth Century Philosophy. A Syncronic Approach to the Logical Tradition” at the Institute for Byzantine Studies, University of Vienna.…

Susan Einbinder Lecture

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Location: TBD

Susan Einbinder is Professor of Hebrew & Judaic Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut. 

 

Further details to be announced!