Medieval Studies Launches Colloquium Series Featuring Princeton Faculty 

September 20, 2019
Copyright: Paris, Bibl. nat., Arabic 6734

The Program in Medieval Studies is pleased to announce a new series of faculty colloquia for the academic year 2019-20 entitled “Medieval Studies Tuesday.” Members of the medieval faculty will share and discuss their ongoing work, insights, questions, ideas, and future projects with other members of the medieval community at Princeton including University graduates, undergraduate certificate students, and members of the Institute for Advanced Study.

The Colloquia will be held on the first Tuesday of each month while classes are in session, beginning on October 1.

Fall 2019

October 1, 12:00 – 1:20 pm, 209 Scheide Caldwell
William Chester Jordan (History): “The Quality of Mercy: Notes on a Knife”

November 5, 12:00 – 1:20 pm, 209 Scheide Caldwell
Daniel Heller-Roazen (Comparative Literature): “Some Medieval Poetics”

December 3, 12:00 – 1:20 pm, 209 Scheide Caldwell
Sara S. Poor (German): ”Telling Tales of Clever Women: Writing, Agency, and the Devotional Book in Late Medieval Germany”

Spring 2020: Save the Date

February 4, 12:00 – 1:20pm
Beatrice Kitzinger (Art & Archaeology)

March 3, 12:00 – 1:20pm
John Haldon (History)

April 7, 12:00 – 1:20 pm
Daniela Mairhofer (Classics)

May 5, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Marina Rustow (Near Eastern Studies/History)

On the day of the Medieval Studies Colloquia, there will also be an exhibit of the new medieval books, journals, editions, etc., recently acquired through a new collaboration of Medieval Studies with the Princeton University Library and Librarian for History Alain St. Pierre. The new publications will be on display in the History Reading Room from Monday evening until Tuesday evening.

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