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Michigan Medieval Seminar: The Medieval Environment

Friday, January 16, 2015
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Ellen Arnold, Rivers of Risk and Redemption in Gregory of Tours' Writings

**formal comments from Clara Bosak-Schroeder (Classical Studies)
**environmental comments (during the round table) from David Allan (School of Natural Resources and the Environment)

Michael Decker, Plus ça change? Toward an understanding of rural life and environmental change in Byzantium, 6th-8th centuries

**formal comments from Chris Ratté (Kelsey Museum)
**environmental comments from Andrew Jones (School of Public Health)

Roberta Magnusson, Walls vs. Weather: Wind, Water, & Urban Infrastructures in Medieval England

**formal comments from Anne Berg (History)
**environmental comments from Kathy Velikov (Taubman School of Architecture)

Joyce Salisbury, The Winds of Change: Environment, Memory, and the Theodosian Dynasty

**formal comments from Peggy McCracken (Roman Languages)
**environmental comments from Staphanie Preston (Psychology) 

An Environmental Roundtable that concludes the conference will put medievalists in dialog with people who study modern environmental situations.