January 29 – Jessica Mutter **Please note unusual meeting time and place**

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting.

Jessica Mutter, NELC, will be presenting “Defining Ambiguities: Conversion and Boundary Formation among Christians and Muslims in Seventh- and Eighth-Century Syria.”

Please join us on Thursday, January 29, at 12:00 PM at Pick 218.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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January 15 – Walter Kaegi **Please note exceptional meeting time & place**

The Workshop on Late Antiquity & Byzantium is proud to announce our first meeting of Winter 2015!

Walter Kaegi, professor of History and voting member of the Oriental Institute, will be presenting “Constantine I, Babylon and Julian’s Expedition in Mesopotamia Again”.

Please join us on Thursday, January 15, at 12:00 pm, in the Oriental Institute, LaSalle Banks Room.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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Winter 2015 Schedule

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is please to announce its Winter 2015 schedule. Please note that there are a few workshops that will meet in unusual places, times, and days of meeting other than our usual meeting place of CWAC on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM.

Thursday, January 15, 12:00 pm, Oriental Institute, LaSalle Banks Room Walter Kaegi (University of Chicago, History)
“Constantine I, Babylon and Julian’s Expedition in Mesopotamia Again”

Thursday, January 29, 12:00 pm, Pick 218, Jessica Mutter (University of Chicago, NELC) Co-Sponsored with MEHAT

“Defining Ambiguities: Conversion and Boundary Formation among Christians and Muslims in Seventh- and Eighth-Century Syria.”

Tuesday, February 3, 4:30 pm, John Hope Franklin Room, Henning Börm (University of Konstanz, History)

“Procopius of Caesarea and the Sasanian Empire.”

Tuesday, February 24, 4:30 pm, CWAC 152, Karin Krause (University of Chicago, Divinity School)
“What became of the Constantinian labarum?”

Tuesday, March 3, 4:30 pm, CWAC 152, Jeremy Vecchi (University of Chicago, NELC)

“Simeon and the Martyrs of Najran”

I look forward to seeing you all at these meetings!

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December 2 – Aimee Genova

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its final meeting of the fall quarter.

Aimee Genova, PhD. student in History, will be presenting “Crete: Using a Renaissance Text as a Framework for Understanding Ancient Crete.”

Please join us on Tuesday, December 2, at 4:30PM at Cochrane Woods Art Center 156.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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November 25 – Jeremy Thompson

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting.

Jeremy Thompson, PhD. Candidate in History, will be presenting “Notes on Carolingian Book Circulation in a Twelfth-Century Catalogue from Saint-Amand.”

Please join us on Tuesday, November 25, at 4:30PM at Cochrane Woods Art Center 156.

Please note that our next and final meeting of the fall quarter will be on December 2. Aimee Genova, PhD. Candidate in History will be presenting.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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November 11 – Linda Wheatley-Irving

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting.

Linda Wheatley-Irving (Central European University) will present “Late Antique Styles at the Mayyāfāriqīn Mosque: Whose Late Antiquity?”.

Please join us on Tuesday, November 11, at 4:30PM at Cochrane Woods Art Center 156.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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October 28 – Warren Pezé **please note exceptional meeting place**

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting, cosponsored by the Medieval Studies workshop.

Warren Pezé (Paris-I) will present “Marginalia, Corrections and Rewritings as a Source for the Social History of Early Medieval Heresy”.

Please join us on Tuesday, October 28, at 4:30PM at the Franke Institute located in the Joseph Regenstein Library. Refreshments will be served.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (Jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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October 7 – Ralph Mathisen **please note exceptional meeting place and time**

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium wishes to invite you to its first workshop of the year.

Ralph Mathisen, Professor of History, Classics, and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), will present “Being ‘Roman’ in Late Antiquity”.

Please join us on Tuesday, October 7, at 6:00pm in the John Hope Franklin Room, Social Science Research Building 224. SSRB is located at 1126 E. 59th Street. Refreshments will be served.

Please note the exceptional meeting place and time.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jason Osequeda (jasonosequeda@uchicago.edu).

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June 3 – Tasha Vorderstrasse and Kate Franklin

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium wishes to invite you to its last workshop of the year.

Tasha Vorderstrasse, Research Associate at the Oriental Institute, and Kate Franklin, PhD candidate in Anthropology, will present
“A Village in Context: The Kasakh Valley in the Late Medieval Period, and Investigations at Hin Bazarjugh.”

Please join us on Tuesday, 3 June at 4:30pm in Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 156. CWAC is located just north of Regenstein Library at 5540 S. Greenwood Ave. Light refreshments will be served.

Persons in need of assistance
, please contact Jeremy Thompson (jcthompson@uchicago.edu).
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May 20 – Nathan Leidholm

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is pleased to announce its next meeting.

Nathan Leidholm, PhD candidate in History, will present “At the Intersection of Philosophy, Physiology, and the Law: Toward a Definition of the Byzantine Genos and the Limits of ‘Natural Kinship’ (ca. 900-1261).”

Please join us on Tuesday, May 20, at 4:30pm in Cochrane-Woods Art Center, room 156. CWAC is located just north of Regenstein Library at 5540 S. Greenwood Ave. Refreshments will be served.

Persons in need of assistance, please contact Jeremy Thompson (jcthompson@uchicago.edu).

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