Wednesday, January 5, 2011

GW MEMSI Spring Events 2011

Happy new year from the GW Medieval and Early Modern Institute. Please mark your calendar for these spring events.
  1. Friday January 28 at noon: lunch seminar with Drew Daniel, Assistant Professor of English, Johns Hopkins University. Professor Daniel's paper "Striking the French Match: Jean Bodin, Queen Elizabeth I, and the Occultation of Sovereign Marriage" will be circulated two weeks ahead of time. A light lunch will be served. You must RSVP to Lowell Duckert (lduckert@gwu.edu) if you would like to attend.
  2. Friday Februray 11 at noon: lunch seminar with Maghan Keita, Professor of History, Villanova University. Professor Keita's essays "Missing Chapters in Afro-Medievalism, or What the Bookstore Hid" and "Power and Beauty: The Pleasures and Dangers of Blackness in Medieval and Renaissance Representations." A light lunch will be served. You must RSVP if you would like to attend; a reminder email will be sent closer to the date.
  3. March 11-12: The GW MEMSI conference "Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects in the Early Modern and Medieval Periods." Information here, soon to be updated with registration information: http://www.gwmemsi.com/p/conference-page.html
As more events are added they will be emailed to our distribution list and posted to the blog.

Thanks for your support during the autumn semester, and we look forward to seeing you in the spring.

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