Archive for February, 2011

Feb 24 2011

Mohamad Ballan on Castilian Reconquista and Ottoman Jihad

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Dear Colleagues, Please join the Western Mediterranean and Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshops for our joint meeting on next Wednesday, March 2, at 4:30pm in Wieboldt 207. Mohamad Ballan (MA in Social Sciences, University of Chicago) will be presenting a paper titled “Between Castilian Reconquista and Ottoman Jihad: A Reconsideration of the 1501 Hispano-Muslim […]

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Feb 21 2011

Karla Mallette on lingua franca in the Mediterranean

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Dear Colleagues, Please join us on Wednesday, February 23, at 4:30pm in Wieboldt 207 for our next regular meeting. Prof. Karla Mallette (Associate Professor of Italian and Near Eastern Studies, Associate Director of the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Michigan) will be presenting a paper titled “Lingua franca in the Mediterranean.” […]

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Feb 20 2011

Giacomo Todeschini on Judas and the Christian common people

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Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce a joint meeting co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, the Committee on Social Thought, and the Medieval Studies Workshop on Monday, February 21, at 4:30 in WB207. Lecture by Giacomo Todeschini (Professor of Medieval History, University of Trieste) on […]

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Feb 15 2011

Rita Copeland and David Wallace

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Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce a series of events co-sponsored with The Nicholson Center for British Studies, the Renaissance Workshop, and the Program in Medieval Studies. Wednesday, February 16, at 4:30, in Classics 110. Lecture by Rita Copeland (Professor of Classical Studies and English, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in […]

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Feb 08 2011

Special event: Roundtable conversation

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Dear Colleagues, Please join the Early Modern, Renaissance, and Western Mediterranean Workshops for a special roundtable conversation on Monday, February 14, at 5:00 in Classics 110. Prof. Julius Kirshner (Professor Emeritus of Medieval and Renaissance History, University of Chicago) will be presenting on “Jews as Citizens in Renaissance Italy.” Prof. David Nirenberg (Deborah R. and […]

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Feb 06 2011

Winter Schedule

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PLEASE NOTE: All sessions meet in Wieboldt 207 on alternate Wednesdays at 4:30 pm unless otherwise indicated. Monday, January 24, 5:00, Rosenwald 405. Kathryn Swanton (PhD Candidate, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago); on “The place of witness in King Lear and Los comendadores de Córdoba.” Co-sponsored with the Renaissance Workshop. Monday, February 14, 5:00. […]

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Feb 02 2011

Karla Mallette’s talk — CANCELLED!

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Today’s meeting is CANCELLED due to the weather. We’re currently figuring out a date to reschedule Prof. Mallette’s talk and will send notice soon.

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