Announcement: Medieval Guild has changed its name to Medieval Colloquium.
Workshops and Talks
Regular meeting place and time to be decided.
02/12. Speaker Series. Professor Jessica Brantley (Yale). Title: “Macaronic Texts and Imported Images: Mixed Forms in the Pavement Hours (York MS XVI.K.6).”
Time: Friday, 02/12, 6.10pm. Location: Kent Hall, room 511.
The book of hours was by far the most common book of the late Middle Ages. This talk will consider the implications of that fact for the vernacular literary cultures that surrounded the popular prayerbook, focusing in particular on the hybrid forms of text and image that comprise one complex illustrated manuscript from late-medieval York, the Pavement Hours (York Minster XVI.K.6).
02/21. Speaker Series. Keynote. Professor Nicholas Watson (Harvard). Title: “The Construction of Sacred Power: Vision and Liturgy in John of Morigny’s Book of Flowers (1301-1315).”
Time: 02/21, 6pm. Location: Hamilton Hall, room 516
3/5 – Audrey Walton – Article/Paper/Chapter Workshop on Piers Plowman – 404 Barnard Hall - 6:00–8:00pm
3/12 – Bruce Holsinger – Talk on his New Novel, “Burnable Books”. Time and Date TBC.
(SPRING BREAK – 3/19 – Open Session – 404 Barnard Hall - 6:00–8:00pm)
4/2 – Open Session – 404 Barnard Hall - 6:00–8:00pm
4/16 – Open Session – 404 Barnard Hall – 4:30-6:30pm