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McGill Medievalists events feature lectures and workshops by medievalists from all disciplines. The events are open to all with an interest in the history, thought, music, science and culture of the Middle Ages. Please contact Prof. Faith Wallis if you wish to be added to the mailing list.

McGill Medievalists Events

2015-2016 Program

16 September

4th Annual Rare Books Workshop

Michael Raby

McGill University (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in English)

Medieval Books of Hours in McGill's Collections

This event will be held in Rare Books and Special Collections; it will begin at 5:00 PM

 

14 October

Alice Hutton Sharp

McGill University (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in History)

The Image of God and the Language of Human Reason

This event will be held in Arts 160; it will begin at 5:00 PM

Followed by a wine and cheese reception

 

6 November

McGill Medievalists/Mellon Fall Visiting Speaker

Joel Kaye

Barnard College, Columbia University (History)

The Impact of a New Model of Balance on Medieval Social Thought, 1250-1290

This event will be held in Arts 160; it will begin at 4:00 PM

Followed by a wine and cheese reception

 

20 November

Book Launch with Manuscript Viewing

Joint Session with the Montreal Book History Group

The Medieval Manuscript Book: Cultural Approaches (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

by Michael Van Dussen (McGill) and Michael Johnston (Purdue)

 

This event will be held in Rare Books and Special Collections; it will begin at 2:00 PM (please note the earlier starting time)

 

27 January

Travis Bruce

McGill University (History and Classical Studies)

Translating the Divide: Dragomans as Cultural Mediators in the Thirteenth-Century Mediterranean

This event will be held in Arts 160; it will begin at 5:00 PM

Followed by a wine and cheese reception

 

24 February

Isabelle Arseneau

McGill University (Langue et littérature françaises)

How to Tame Your Romancer, or The Realignment of Romance in the Vienna Manuscript (ONB 2259) of Meraugis de Portlesguez

This event will be held in Arts 160; it will begin at 6:00 PM (please note the later starting time)

Followed by a wine and cheese reception

 

16 March

McGill Medievalists/Mellon Winter Visiting Speaker

D. Vance Smith

Princeton University (English)

A Spectre is Haunting Europe: Carthage and Allegory

This event will be held in Leacock 232; it will begin at 4:30 PM (please note the earlier starting time)

Followed by a wine and cheese reception