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
- 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)
- 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
- 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”
- 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)
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