(VIRTUAL) 19th Annual Mellon Colloquium, "Clerics, Courts, and Legal Culture in Early Medieval Italy”


Location: By Zoom

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Join the Medieval Institute for its nineteenth annual Mellon Colloquium on "Clerics, Courts, and Legal Culture in Early Medieval Italy." The colloquium is a half-day public seminar discussion with the institute's 2019–20 Mellon Fellow, Prof. Michael Heil, on his book-in-progress, joined by three respondents.The colloquium will be held remotely by Zoom. 


11:00 a.m. Opening remarks

11:05 a.m. Michael Heil (University of Arkansas, Little Rock)

11:25 a.m. Maria Cristina La Rocca (Università degli studi di Padova)

11:45 a.m. Abigail Firey (University of Kentucky)

12:05 p.m. Break

12:20 p.m. Warren C. Brown (California Institute of Technology)

12:40 p.m. Questions and discussion (BYO lunch welcome)


Registration is required but free


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you have difficulty registering, please email medinst@nd.edu.

About the Fellow

Michael Heil is Assistant Professor of History at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and during his year at the Medieval Institute he will be completing his book manuscript, Clerics, Courts, and Legal Culture in Early Medieval Italy. Heil received his Ph.D. in 2013 from Columbia University. 

This event is the rescheduled spring workshop, which was postponed as part of Notre Dame's response to coronavirus.