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August 7, 2012

Fall 2012 Events Calendar

September

Friday, September 14
Joint open house with the Center for Early Modern History
Noon-2:00 pm, 1210 Heller Hall

Tuesday, September 18
Dwight Reynolds, Religious Studies, University of California - Santa Barbara, "Re-evaluating Influence: The Interaction of Arab and Northern Spanish Music in Medieval Iberia"
Cosponsored with the IAS Mediterranean Collaborative, the School of Music, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
4:00 p.m., 1210 Heller Hall

October

Tuesday, October 2
Geraldine Heng, English, University of Texas at Austin, Winton Visiting Professor, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota
"An Experiment in Collaborative Humanities: Envisioning Globalities, 500-1500 C.E."
4:00 pm, 1210 Heller

Thursday, October 11
The 50th Annual James Ford Bell Lecture
Joanne M. Ferraro, History, San Diego State University
"Binding Passions and Shielding Virtue in Early Modern Venice"
Part of the James Ford Bell series "Celebrating Venice!"
7:30 pm, 120 Andersen Library

Tuesday, October 16
Jelena Todorovich, French & Italian, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Dante before 'Dante': Bridging the Alps"
Cosponsored with the Department of French and Italian
4:00 pm, 1210 Heller Hall

Thursday, October 25
The Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture in Medieval Studies
Robert Nelson, History of Art, Yale University
"'Lords of One Quarter and One Half of the Empire of Romania': Byzantine Art and State Authority in Venice"
Cosponsored with the James Ford Bell Library as part of its series: Celebrating Venice!
7:30 pm, 120 Anderson Library

November

EVENT POSTPONED--Check back for details about rescheduled lecture.
Thursday, November 1
Alan M. Stahl, Art and Archaeology, Classics, History, and Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University
"Wealth and Power in Medieval Venice: The Condulmer Family in the Century After the Black Death"
Cosponsored with the Institute for Advanced Study and with the James Ford Bell Library as part of its series: Celebrating Venice!
7:30 pm, 120 Anderson Library

Thursday, November 8
The Kann Memorial Lecture in Austrian Studies: Nora Berend, History, St. Catherine's College, University of Cambridge
"Violence as Identity: Christians and Muslims in Hungary in the Medieval and Early Modern Period"
Organized by the Center for Austrian Studies
3:30 pm, 120 Anderson Library

Monday, November 23
Elisheva Carlebach, Salo Wittmayer Baron Professor of Jewish History, Culture and Society, Columbia University
"In Praise of Error: Jewish Culture between Script and Print"
Organized by the Center for Jewish Studies and cosponsored by the Center for Early Modern History
12:00 pm, 325 Nicholson Hall

December

Tuesday, December 11
Anatoly Liberman, German, Scandinavian and Dutch, University of Minnesota
"Solving an Insoluble Riddle (What Did Odin Tell Baldr on the Funeral Pyre?)"
4:00 pm, 1210 Heller
FOLLOWED BY END OF SEMESTER HOLIDAY PARTY