UCLA Center for Medieval and Reniassance Studies (CMRS) SPRING QUARTER 2014 PROGRAMS

UCLA Center for Medieval and Reniassance Studies (CMRS) SPRING QUARTER 2014 PROGRAMS

Also at: http://cmrs.ucla.edu/

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture
Royce 314, 4:00 pm
“Creating an Armenian Secular Code: The Lawcode of Mxit’ar Goš and its Rivals”
Robert W. Thomson (University of Oxford)

Thursday, April 10-12, 2014
Hosted by CMRS at UCLA Sunset Village
Registration required
Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America / Annual Meeting of the Medieval Association of the Pacific

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
CMRS Roundtable
Royce 306, 12:00 pm
“Paolo Giordano II Orsini and Orazio Torriani at Bracciano”
Guendalina Ajello Mahler (CMRS Affiliate)

Thursday, April 17, 2014
CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture
Royce 314, 4:00 pm
“A fundamentis construere: The Birth and Development of the Ritual of Placing the First Stone (10th-14th Centuries)”
Dominique Iogna-Prat (EHESS)

Monday, April 28, 2014
Royce 314, 4:30 pm
“Wealth, Work, and the Holy Poor: Early Christian Monasticism between Syria and Egypt”
Peter Brown (Princeton University)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
23rd History of the Book Lecture
Royce 314, 5:00 pm
“Protection Against the Evil Eye? Votive Offerings on Armenian Manuscript Bindings”
Sylvie Merian (Morgan Library and Museum)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
CMRS Roundtable
Royce 306, 12:00 pm
“Rebel or Reactionary? Christina of Markyate and the Making or Breaking of Canon Law”
Arvind Thomas (UCLA).

Friday, May 2 – Saturday, May 3, 2014
CMRS Ahmanson Conference at The Getty Villa and St. Sophia Cathedral
Registration required
“Heaven and Earth: Perspectives on Greece’s Byzantium”
Organized by Sharon Gerstel (UCLA) & Mary Louise Hart (J. Paul Getty Museum)

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Huntington Library, San Marino CA
Registration required
California Medieval History Seminar, Spring 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
CMRS Roundtable
Royce 306, 12:00 pm
“Diomedes’ Silence: The Divided Flame in Inferno 26”
Andrea Moudarres (UCLA)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture
Royce 314, 4:00 pm
Title TBA
Francesco Erspamer (Harvard University)

Saturday, May 31, 2014
CMRS Seminar Symposium
Royce 314
“Myths of Melancholy and Obsession”
Organized by Joseph Nagy (UCLA)

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
Royce 306 & 314
Registration required
“From Marble and Brick to the Names of the Lord in Music: The History of a Pythagorean Symbol”
Adam Knight Gilbert, Keynote Speaker

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