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Upcoming Events

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Spring 2015


Thursday, February 26, 2015


"Catalytic Intelligence and Kiln Transformation in the Making of China"


Professor Jeffrey Moser, McGill University

Woldenburg Art Center 210 (Stone Auditorium), 4:30pm



 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 

 Tulane Judeo-Christian Studies The Hugh McCloskey Evans Memorial Lecture 

 "Dante's Inferno: Biblical Tradition and Greek Philosophy" 

 Speaker: Steven Berg
 Department of Philosophy, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY
 Author of Eros and the Intoxications of Enlightenment: on Plato’s Symposium (SUNY 2011);
“An Introduction to the Reading of Dante: Inferno, Cantos I-VII (Interpretation 35/2, 2008) 

 Discussion Leader: Michael Golluber
 St. John’s College, Santa Fe
 Author of “Aristotle on How One Becomes What One Is” (Review of Metaphysics 53/2, 1999);
“Aristotle on Knowledge and the Sense of Touch” (Journal of Philosophical Research 26, 2001) 

 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Rogers Memorial Chapel Seminar Room

Friday, March 20, 2015 


MEMS Faculty Works in Progress

Re/conversion at home and abroad: the case of Maerten de Vos" 

Stephanie Porras, Art History 

"Europe and America in the Print Culture of Early Modern Lima" 

Emily Floyd, Art History 

2pm. Woldenburg Conference Room 


Tuesday April 7, 2015

"La Chanson de Roland: Une épopée francaíse?"

Professor Michel Zink, College de France
Freeman Auditorium, Woldenburg Art Building 6pm
(in French)

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

"Les chansons de femmes: sont-elles des chansons pour les simples?"

Professor Michel Zink, College de France
Dinwiddie Hall 102, 2pm
(in French)
 

Friday, April 10, 2015

"The Dynamics of Gender in France: the 17th and 21st Centuries"

Professor Domna C. Stanton (CUNY Graduate Center)
LBC 201, 4:30pm 

Prof. Stanton will discuss her new book, The Dynamics of Gender in Early-Modern France: Women Writ, Women Writing, and talk about the heated debates over gender studies in France today. 


Tuesday, April 28, 2015


GNOMes (Greater New Orleans Medievalists Society) Book Discussion Club

Alain Boureau’s Satan the Heretic: The Birth of Demonology in the Medieval West

8pm, Loyola University (Room TBA)




Fall 2014


Thursday, October 16

“Ahmad al-Hajari: A Moroccan Citizen of the Republic of Letters in the Early Seventeenth-Century”. 

Oumelbanine Zhiri, University of California San Diego
Newcomb Hall 316A, 5pm


Thursday, October 16-Sunday, October 19

Sixteenth-Century Society Conference

New Orleans Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel
for more information and the conference program: see http://www.sixteenthcentury.org/conference/

Thursday, October 23

Ad vivum?

Joana Woodall, Professor of Art History, Courtald Institute of Art, London
Woldenburg Art Center Room 210, 5pm

 

Monday, October 27 

Lecture (Title TBA)

Cordelia Warr, Art Historian, Manchester University
Woldenburg Art Center Room 210, 6pm


Tuesday, December 9

"Beauty and Gender"

MEMS Professors Anne Dunlop (Art), Jean Dangler (Spanish and Portuguese)
Room TBA, 2pm





PAST EVENTS

Spring 2012


Friday, April 27
Work in Progress, Prof. Henry Sullivan
"The Problematics of Tragic Drama in the Golden Age of Spain"
2:00PM, Newcomb 407

Friday, May 4
Research Panel: NONMODERN REALMS, HUMAN AND DIVINE

Prof. Yehuda Halper, Philosophy and Jewish Studies
Prof. Antonio Rueda, Spanish and Portuguese
3:00PM, Newcomb 114
Reception to follow.

 

Friday, September 30

Work in Progress, Prof. Laura Bass
3:00PM, Newcomb 405

Thursday, October 6
Elena Calvillo
, University of Richmond
"Exporting Michaelangelo to Counter-Reformation Spain"
6:00PM, Woldenberg 209

Thursday, October 20
Reception for current and future MEMS students (faculty, please attend)
4:30PM Newcomb Faculty Lounge, room 114


Thursday, October 20
Herbert L. Kessler
, Johns Hopkins University
"Geometry of the Ineffable: Artificial Perspective in Medieval Art"
6:00PM, Woldenberg 210, Stone Auditorium

Friday, January 20
Faculty Panel: "Encounters"

3:00-4:30PM, Newcomb Faculty Lounge, Newcomb Hall 114
Rachel Burk, Spanish & Portuguese
Scott Oldenburg, English
Toby Wikstrom, French & Italian


Thursday, February 16

Steven Harvey, Bar Ilan University and Johns Hopkins University
"Concepts of Erotic and Divine Love in Medieval Jewish Thought"
4:00PM, Lavin-Bernick Center, Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, room 218

Thursday, March 1
Rafael Mérida Jiménez, Universitat de Lleida
"Women and Literary Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia"
3:30PM Newcomb 209
Reception to follow in the Newcomb Faculty Lounge, room 114

Friday, March 2
Rafael Mérida Jiménez, Universitat de Lleida
"Magia y brujería en la literatura caballeresca durante la época de los Reyes Católicos (1474-1516)"
3:30PM, Newcomb 407
Reception to follow in the Newcomb Faculty Lounge, room 114


Past Years' Events

Click to download a pdf of MEMS-related events, 2009-2010

Click to download a pdf of MEMS-related events, 2010-2011

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