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The Annual CEMERS  Workshop Lecture Series and Calendar of Events: Spring 2019


Wednesday, February 27, 4:00 p.m. in LN 1106

  • Tarek Shamma, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Binghamton University
  • "Universal Wisdom, Islamic Law: Translation Discourse in Classical Arabic"

Thursday March 7, 6:15 p.m. in FA 258

  • Barbara Gold, Edward North Professor, Classics and Greek Literature, Emerita, Hamilton College

  • "Perpetua: Athlete of God"


Friday, March 8
  • Bus Trip to New York City
  • Visit the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Wednesday, March 13, 5:00 p.m. in FA 143

  • Co-sponsored with the Department of Art History
  • Alicia Wilcox Walker, Associate Professor, Department of History of Art, Bryn Mawr
  • "Erotic Images, Christian Eyes: Seeing with the Body and Soul in Byzantium"

Wednesday, March 27, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
  • Co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages
  • Eliza Zingesser, Assistant Professor of French and Romance Philology, Columbia University
  • " Stolen Song: Domesticating Troubadour Lyric in Medieval France"

Wednesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. in Casadesus Recital Hall FA 117

Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m., University Downtown Center Atrium

  • Co-sponsored with the Departments of Music and Romance Languages

  • Two evenings with the Italian Early Music Ensemble

  • Aria di Follia

  • "The Theme of Madness in Baroque Music"


Thursday, April 11, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106

  • Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and AAAS

  • C. Pierce Salguero, Associate Professor of Asian History and Religious Studies, Penn State Abingdon

  • "Translating Buddhist Medicine in Medieval China"


Wednesday, April 24, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106

  • John Kuhn, Assistant Professor of English, Binghamton University
  • "The Global Hammock: An Indigenous Textile in the Early Modern World"

Last Updated: 2/22/19