The Annual CEMERS Workshop Lecture Series and Calendar of Events: Spring 2018
Wednesday, February 7, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Ali Houissa - Middle East and Islamic Studies Librarian/Bibliographer at Cornell University Library
"Islamic Manuscript Traditions: From the Middle Ages to the Printing Press"
Wednesday, February 28, 3:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Nathanael Andrade - Assistant Professor of History, Binghamton University
"Christianity's Passage to India in Late Antiquity"
Thursday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. in Chenango-Champlain (C4 MPR) Room 114
Medieval Movie Night: "When Rumi Meets Francis"
Friday, March 9, 7:30 p.m. at the University Downtown Center Atrium
Medieval Music Concert
The Pejman Tadayon Ensemble: Songs of St. Francis and Rumi
Wednesday, March 14, 12:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Jeanette Patterson - Assistant Professor of History, Binghamton University
"Cultivating the Reader in the Bible historiale"
Friday, March 16
Bus Trip to New York City
Visit to the Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Tuesday, March 20, 4:00 p.m. in LN 1106
Risham Majeed - Assistant Professor of Art History, Ithaca College
"Margins and Metropole: Romanesque Art in and out of Paris"
Wednesday, March 28, 3:00 p.m. in FA 213, Art Museum
Co-sponsored with the Department of Art History
Avinoam Shalem - Riggio Professor of the History of the Arts of Islam, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
"Governed by Abstraction: Early 'Umayyad' Carved Ivories and Bones"
Thursday, April 19, 6:00 p.m. in AM 189
Co-sponsored with the Material & Visual Worlds TAE
Aden Kumler - Associate Professor of Art History, University of Chicago
"The Arts of Unmaking in the Middle Ages"