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 Megan Behrend and Nicholas Holterman for more information. Join us on Facebook.
Fall 2018 Schedule
1014 Tisch Hall, noon to one
Karla Mallette (Romance Languages and Literatures, Middle East Studies), "Risk (Genoa, 1154)"
Shai Zamir (History), "No shoes allowed: Jewish Tradition between Spain and the Maghreb”
Rheagan Martin (History of Art), “Jacopo de' Barbari and the Limits of Knowledge"
Brenna Larson (History of Art), Title TBD
Tyler Johnson (IPCAA), "Stop and Spoliate: Ends and Beginnings in the Late Roman/Early Medieval Houses of Central Italy”
Noah Blan (Institute for the Humanities), Sources for Early Medieval Animal Demography
Sam White (History, Ohio State University), “A (Volcanic) Winter’s Tale: New Research on the Climatic and Human Dimensions of Sixteenth-Century Eruptions”
Tonhi Lee (English Language and Literature), "English Metrical Psalms and Vox Populi”