The Annual CEMERS Workshop Lecture Series and Calendar of Events: Fall 2018
Wednesday, August 29, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Maria Tymoczko, Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Translation Practices from the Preliterate Past in Medieval Vernacular Translations"
Wednesday, September 5, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in LN 1106
CEMERS Fall Reception
Wednesday, September 12, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Nancy Um, Professor of Art History, Binghamton University
"Imam al-Mutawakkil's Box: Aromatic Gifts around the Late-Seventeenth and Early-Eighteenth Century Indian Ocean"
Wednesday, September 26, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Stephen Nichols, Professor Emeritus of German and Romance Languages and Literature, Johns Hopkins University
"Translating Castration from St. Augustine to Jean de Meun"
Friday/Saturday, October 19/20, University Downtown Center (UDC)
"Medieval Unfreedoms: Slavery, Servitude, and Trafficking in Humans before the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade"
Wednesday, October 24, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Albert Lloret, Associate Professor of Spanish and Catalan, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Medieval Lyric for Renaissance and Baroque Readers"
Thursday, November 8, 5:30 p.m. in AC B33 (Presidents Reception Room)
***28th Annual Bernardo Lecture***
Carol Lansing, Professor of History, University of California Santa Barbara
"Forgotten Models: The Lost Worlds of Medieval Rome and its Region"
Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Dorothy Kim, Assistant Professor of English, Vassar College
"Going Against the Grain: Cosmopolitan, Vernacular, Race, and Translatio Studii et Empirii"