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Events

All events are held at the Annmary Brown Memorial (21 Brown Street) at 5:30 PM and free of charge unless otherwise indicated.

 

The Rhode Island Medieval Circle Lectures

 

FALL 2013

 

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013

John Moreau (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in French Studies
French Studies, Brown University)

"Divine Rhetoric and Readerly Grace: The Later Medieval 'Art' of Prayer as a Source of Poetic Authority"

 

  • Thursday, October 17, 2013

Shari Lowin (Assoc. Prof. of Religious Studies, Stonehill College),

'Sex and God: Arabic and Hebrew Poems of Desire in Medieval Spain'

 

  • Thursday, October 31 - Saturday, November 2, 2013

Conference "LATE LITERATURE OF THE SIXTH CENTURY, EAST AND WEST" (co-sponsored with Department of Classics)

Program of the conference

 

  • November 8, 2013

New England Medieval Conference in memory of David Warner

 

  • Thursday, November 14, 2013

Nancy Khalek (Assist. Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University),

"The Companions of Muhammad and the Articulation of 'Orthodoxies' in the Medieval Islam" Flyer

 

 

Medieval Studies Department Undergraduate Group (DUG) Meetings

 

  • Wednesday, October 23, at 5:30 PM

 

 

 

SPRING 2014

 

  • Friday, February 21, 2014

An Interdisciplinary Symposium "PRISONS OF STONE, WORD, AND FLESH: MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN CAPTIVITY"

We invite submissions for a one-day interdisciplinary symposium to take place at Brown University on February 21, 2014, hosted by the Cogut Center for the Humanities and sponsored by the Department of French Studies, the Department of Comparative Literature, the Medieval Studies Program, and the Department of History. Our theme will be "Prisons of Stone, Word, and Flesh: Medieval and Early Modern Captivity." Professor Adam Kosto (History, Columbia University), author of Hostages in the Middle Ages (Oxford University Press, 2012), will serve as the keynote speaker.

 

  • Thursday, February 27, 2014

Lesley Jacobs (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in English, Brown University)

"Fictive Kinship and Violence in the Medieval Irish Epic Táin Bó Cúailnge" (Flyer)


  • Thursday, March 6, 2014

Elias Muhanna (Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Brown University)

"Orientalism and Encyclopedism: The European Reception of the Mamluk Encyclopedias." (Flyer)

 

  • Saturday, March 15, 2014

31st ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND MEDIEVAL STUDIES CONSORTIUM GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE

“Islands of the Medieval World: Stories of Isolation and Connectivity”

CALL FOR PAPERS

PROGRAM

 

  • Thursday, April 24, 2013

Rafael Nájera (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy, Brown University)

"Augustine and Hugh of St. Victor on Scientia"

 

 

MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN HISTORY SEMINAR (with department of History)

 

AROUND BROWN

 

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For more information

Contact

215 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4025
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
uconn.medieval.studies
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(860) 486-1522

 

MEDIEVAL STUDIES EVENTS (2011-12)