Author Archives: Katie
The sixth session of the Working Group was an overwhelming success, due in no small part to the outstanding contributions from our two speakers, John Van Engen and Nick Kamas. Both, from their respective disciplinary vantage points of History and … Continue reading
For those who were unable to attend the January session of the Working Group, you missed a fascinating set of papers on Violent Speech by Professor Irina Dumitrescu (Southern Methodist University, English) and Melissa Vise (Northwestern University, History). After hearing … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce that the Working Group will kick off the new semester with a session on Violent Speech that will be held this Thursday, January 16, in the Medieval Institute reading room. The session will feature papers … Continue reading
At last night’s session on Material Culture, we enjoyed two fantastic papers by Anne F. Harris (DePauw University, Art History) and Emily Kirkegaard (Notre Dame, MI). We were shaken out of our myopic anthropocentrism by both speakers’ critical engagement with … Continue reading
Many thanks to Amy Mulligan and Cara Aspesi for sharing their fascinating research on medieval Landscape Studies. For those who missed the session, but would still like to learn more, Amy Mulligan’s paper was filmed; the video will be posted … Continue reading
Please join us tonight at 5:30 pm in the Medieval Institute Reading Room for a roundtable discussion on Manuscript Studies. This session’s speakers are Daniel Hobbins (History Dept.), David Gura (Special Collections), and Christopher Scheirer (MI).