(VIRTUAL) Third Annual Byzantine Postdoctoral Fellowship Workshop, "Memory and Cognition in Byzantium"


Location: By Zoom

As part of its Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship, the Medieval Institute offers a workshop with each Fellow, organized within the framework of the Byzantine Studies Seminar and treating the fellow’s subject matter. Senior scholars, chosen in cooperation with the Medieval Institute, are invited for this event and will discuss draft versions of the Fellow’s book manuscript or articles or discuss the further development of ongoing research projects. This event is the rescheduled spring workshop, which was postponed as part of Notre Dame's response to coronavirus.


11:00 a.m. Opening remarks

11:10 a.m. Nicole Paxton Sullo (Yale University), "Theorizing Memory in Later Byzantium: Theodore Metochites's 'Treasury of the Mind'"

11:40 a.m. Rossitza Schroeder (St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary), "Contemplating Paradox and Asymmetry: Looking at Monosandaloi in Late Byzantium"

12:10 p.m. Break

12:30 p.m. Wiebke-Marie Stock (University of Notre Dame), "The good soul is forgetful: Plotinus on Memory"; BYO lunch welcome

1:00 p.m. Roland Betancourt (University of California, Irvine), "Queer Desire and the Senses"

1:30 p.m. Break

1:40 p.m. Roundtable

2:30 p.m. End


Registration is required but free.


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

If you have trouble registering, please email medinst@nd.edu for assistance.