Caroline Walker Bynum Lecture: “Long and Short Perspectives: A Twenty-first Century Historian Looks at Medieval Women and Religion”

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Location: Hesburgh Library Carey Auditorium, Room 107

Caroline Walker Bynum, Professor of the Western European Middle Ages, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ), will lecture on “Long and Short Perspectives:  A Twenty-first Century Historian Looks at Medieval Women and Religion.”  She studies the religious ideas and practices of the European Middle Ages from late antiquity to the sixteenth century. Bynum is currently working on the role of objects in late medieval religion, placing them in the context of contemporary theories of miracles and materiality.

A short reception in the Medieval Institute will follow the lecture.

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