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
Monday, February 26, 4:15-7 pm, Annmary Brown Memorial: Tala Jarjour (Yale) and Spyridon Antonopoulos (City, University of London) a lecture-cum-music event, titled "Medieval Music of the Eastern Mediterranean, Greek, and Syriac: Living Traditions in Historical Focus."
Monday, March 19, 2018 - Rev. Stefanos Alexopoulos (The Catholic University of America School of Theology and Religious Studies,) "Byzantine Communion Scrolls: Form, Function, and Piety in Dialogue."
Monday, April 2, 2018 - Nicola Carpentieri (University of Connecticut,) "And Fingers Were Torn from the Hand: Mythopoesis and Sociopoiesis of Fitna in Sicilian Arabic Poetry."
- Saturday, April 14, 9:30 am - 4 pm (with a lunch break,) Smith-Buonanno 106
Medieval Studies workshop "ByzArt: A Workshop on the History of Byzantine Art and Material Culture"
10 am: Eurydice Georganteli (Harvard): Byzantine Μoney Matters: Cultural and Economic Geographies
11 am: Anna Sitz (Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies): The Problem of Periodization: Material Culture and Pagan Sanctuaries in Late Antiquity
2 pm: Nancy Patterson Ševčenko (Dumbarton Oaks): All in the Family: The Comnenian Imperial Family as Patrons during the First Half of the 12th Century
3 pm: Ivan Drpič (U Penn): Gold in Medieval Serbian Painting
Hosted by the Program in Medieval Studies
Sponsored by the C.V. Starr Foundation Lectureship, co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, Department of Classics, and Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World
- Thursday, November 9, 2017 - Judah Galinsky (Bar-Ilan University,) "The Ignorant Shepherd and the Rabbi: Intention and Action in the Thought of
R. Isaac of Corbeil."