Medieval Colloquium, Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Professor Heng, who joins us from the University of Texas at Austin where she has taught an extensive list of courses and has previously served as the Director of the Medieval Studies Program, is a current holder of the Winton Chair in the College of Liberal Arts. Professor Heng has founded and co-directed the Global Middle Ages Projects (G-MAP), the Mappamundi Digital Initiatives, and the Scholarly Community for the Globalization of the Middle Ages (SCGMA). Professor Heng specializes in medieval romance and the literatures of medieval England. Her other areas of interest include feminist, race, postcolonial, and cultural theories. Her talk for today is titled: "An Experiment in Collaborative Humanities: Envisioning Globalities, 500-1500 C.E."