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, Smith-Buonanno 106: Medieval Studies workshop titled "ByzArt: New Trends in the History of Byzantine Art and Material Culture"
Ivan Drpic (U Penn)
Eurydice Georganteli (Harvard)
Nancy Patterson Sevcenko (Independent scholar)
Anna Sitz (Harvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies)
- 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."