The Medieval Institute, the Department of Music, and the Sacred Music Program present "Abend-Musique 50: Recovering Notker's Sequences, Text, and Music: A Celebration of Calvin M. Bower's New Edition of the Liber ymnorum of Notker Balbulus." This is a free but ticketed event: dpactickets.nd.edu.
This seminar is the third part of a series of seminars focusing on early Italian literary texts of specific historical periods and from a double perspective: one more attentive to textual-linguistic issues and led by scholars at the OVI; the other more focused on critical-historical-literary matters and led by scholars associated with and invited by Notre Dame. The confirmed speakers are (in order of appearance): Pär Larson (OVI), Demetrio Yocum (ND), Giuseppe Marrani (Università per Stranieri di Siena), Filippo Gianferrari (Vassar College), David Lummus (Stanford University), Cosimo Burgassi e Speranza Cerullo (OVI).
Location: Medieval Institute, main reading room, Hesburgh Library 7th Floor
Minoru Inaba is Professor of Oriental Studies at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, and currently a member of the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, New Jersey). He specializes in the pre- and early Islamic history of Central Asia, especially of Afghanistan and adjacent regions. Recent publications include “Across the Hindūkush of the ‘Abbasid Period’,” in D. G. Tor (ed.) The ‘Abbasid and Carolingian Empire (2017), “Between Zābulistān and Gūzgān: A Study on the Early Islamic History of Afghanistan,” Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology (2017); and “From Caojuzha to Ghazna/Ghaznīn: Early Medieval Chinese and Muslim Descriptions of Eastern Afghanistan’, Journal of Asian History (2015).