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Fall 2011 Event Calendar

September

Friday, September 9
Joint open house with the Center for Early Modern History. Noon-2:00 pm, 1030 Heller.

St Odo 2.jpgTuesday, September 13
Drew (Christopher) Jones, English, Ohio State University, "The Purpose of 'Studies' in Two Monastic Movements of the Tenth Century." 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller
Cosponsored by the Department of English.

Wednesday, September 14
WORKSHOP: Leslie Lockett, English, Ohio State University, "Latin Retrograde Verse: Puzzles for the Textual Editor and the Literary Historian." 2:30 pm, 1229 Heller.
Download the handout for the workshop to learn more about Latin retrograde verse.

LiebanaMonk.jpgTuesday, September 20
Denise Filios, Spanish & Portuguese, University of Iowa, "Not His Mother's Son? Genealogy and Elite Identity in Andalusian Historiography." 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller.
Cosponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study


October

fatimiddinar.jpgTuesday, October 11
Michael Lower, History, University of Minnesota, "Tribute Payments to Non-Believers in Classical Islamic Law and Diplomacy." 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller.

Gosforth_Cross_Víðarr.jpgTuesday, October 25
Anatoly Liberman, German Scandinavian and Dutch, University of Minnesota, "Who Killed Fenrir Wolf and How?." 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller.


November

Note change in date for Ross Brann's workshop. To be held on Monday, November 7, rather than Tuesday, November 8 as originally scheduled.

Muslim-Jew.jpgMonday, November 7
WORKSHOP: Ross Brann, Cornell University, "Andalusi Exceptionalism." 12:30 pm, 1229 Heller
Sponsored by the IAS Mediterranean Identities Collaborative, cosponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies.

Ross Brann, Cornell University, "Andalusi Moorings: Al-Andalus and Sefarad as Tropes of Muslim and Jewish Culture." 5:00 pm, 125 Nolte.
Sponsored by the IAS Mediterranean Identities Collaborative, cosponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies.

Tuesday, November 29
Katherine French, University of Michigan, "Material Culture, Memory, and Family Dynamics in Late Medieval London." 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller.
Cosponsored by the Department of History and the Center for Early Modern History.

December

Tuesday, December 6
Mary F. Brown, French and Italian, University of Minnesota, "Reflections on Ekphrasis in Benoît de Sainte-Maure's Roman de Troie." 4:00 pm, 1210 Heller.

To be followed by the traditional end of semester holiday party.

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