The Medieval Studies Workshop is pleased to welcome you to the 2013-2014 academic year, and to announce a fantastic lineup of faculty, graduate students, and visiting presenters for the fall. Precirculated papers will be available a week in advance on our workshop blog.
**UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED, ALL WORKSHOPS THIS FALL WILL BE HELD IN COCHRANE WOODS ART-CENTER 152 from 12-1:30.
October 4– Christina von Nolcken, Associate Professor, Department of English (CWAC 152)
Title: “Two University of Chicago Professors, the German Code, and a Landmark Edition of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales”
Oct 18– Cynthia Hahn, Professor of Art History, Hunter College (note change in room: CWAC 156)
Title: “Reliquaries and the Boundaries of Vision: Relics, Crystals, Mirrors and L’Effet de Vision”
Nov 1– Laura Fernandez Fernandez, Assistant Professor of Art History, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (CWAC 152)
Title: “Arab stars in a Castilian sky: The Book of Fixed Stars amongst the manuscripts of Alfonso X”
Nov 15– David Orsbon, PhD Student in Comparative Literature (CWAC 152)
Title: “The Cosmos as Book: Dante’s Commedia as an Imprint of the Divine Mind”
Nov 22– Ed Hayes, PhD Candidate in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures (CWAC 152)
Title: “The Carnal Prince in Kay Ka’ūs’s Qābūsnāma”
Dec 6– Martin Schwarz, PhD Student in Art History (CWAC 152)
Title: “The Triumph of Thomas in Pisa: Painting and the Spectacle of Truth in the Mendicant Rivalry”