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The Medieval Lunch Series

Begun in Winter 2010 by professors Cathy Sanok (English) and Hussein Fancy (History) as the Monday Medieval Brownbag, this series is now being run by a Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop under the rubric "Forum on Research in Medieval Studies" (FoRMS), the Medieval Lunch Series. FoRMS also holds reading group meetings throughout the academic year. Contact student coordinators Tiggy McLaughlin and Taylor Sims for more information. Join us on Facebook.

FoRMS Website

Winter 2017 Schedule
1014 Tisch Hall, noon to one

Feb 8 “What If Humans Don't Have to Scapegoat Anyone? Peace Offering and Redemption in al-Mutanabbi's Poetry”
Samer Mahdy Ali, Arabic and Islamic Studies

Feb 22 “When the Past is Present: Courtiers, Casters, and Forgery in Late Medieval Japan”
Paula Curtis, History

Mar 8 Title TBA
Catherine Brown, Comparative Literature

Mar 22 “Making Chaucer in the 'Un-English' Book”
Megan Behrend, English Language and Literature

Apr 12 “Montserrat, Marseille, and the Sainte-Baume: Sacred Mountaineering in the Western Mediterranean, C. 1360-1520”
Achim Timmermann, History of Art