Upcoming Events

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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

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

Monday, November 17

"Women, Prostitution, and the Habitus: La Celestina and La Lozana andaluza"

Lucia Benotti, UNC-Chapel Hill
Emily Francomano, Georgetown University
Tulane Department of Spanish and Porutugese
Location and Time TBA

Tuesday, December 9

"Beauty and Gender"

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


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

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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