Archive for November, 2010

Nov 26 2010

Ryan Szpiech on Hermeneutical Muslims

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Dear Colleagues, Please join the Western Mediterranean and Medieval Studies Workshops for our last meeting of the quarter on next Friday, December 3rd, at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207. Prof. Ryan Szpiech (Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan) will be presenting a paper titled “Hermeneutical Muslims? Islam as Witness in Christian Anti-Judaism.” Respondent: Uri Shachar […]

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Nov 23 2010

Fall Schedule

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All sessions meet in Wieboldt 207 on alternate Wednesdays at 12 pm unless otherwise indicated. Wednesday, October 13. Jesús Botello (PhD candidate, Romance Languages Department, University of Chicago); on “Cervantes, Philip II, and the Dialectics of Power.” Wednesday, October 27. Justin Steinberg (Associate Professor of Italian Literature, University of Chicago); on “Dante’s Writ of Safe Passage through Hell.” […]

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Nov 11 2010

Carla Rahn Phillips on Ladies at War

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Dear Colleagues, Please join us in our next meeting (please note the time change) on Thursday, November 18th, at 4:30 in Wieboldt 207. Professor Carla Rahn Phillips (Department of History, University of Minnesota) will be presenting a paper titled, “Ladies at War: Aristocratic Women during the War of the Spanish Succession.” Professor Phillips is the […]

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Nov 04 2010

Thomas Christensen on Medieval Music Literature

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Dear Colleagues, Please join us in our next meeting on Wednesday, November 10th, at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207! Professor Thomas Christensen (Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities; Associate Dean and Master of the Humanities Collegiate Division, Department of Music, University of Chicago) will be presenting a paper on “Medieval Music Literature:  A Taxonomy.” Coffee and tea will be […]

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