CANCELLED – Lecture by Paul Saenger, 12 March, 4:10 pm

The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, the Centre for Comparative Literature,
the Centre for Medieval Studies,
& the Department for the Study of Religion cordially invite you to a lecture by

Paul Saenger
Curator of Rare Books Emeritus The Newberry Library, Chicago

“Jewish Confrontations with Christianity in the Middle Ages and the Origin of the Modern Mode of citing Sacred Scripture”

Introduction by Prof. Brian Stock

Paris Bibliothèque Saint-Geneviève ms 1405 f.205r

Paris Bibliothèque Saint-Geneviève ms 1405 f.205r

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 4:10 p.m.

Centre for Medieval Studies, Room 301 Lillian Massey Building

125 Queen’s Park

Small reception to follow

Lecture by François-Xavier Fauvelle, 20 February, 4:10 pm

The African Studies Program, the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Department of History, the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, and the Institute of Islamic Studies cordially invite you to a lecture by

François-Xavier Fauvelle
Professor, Collège de France (Paris)

Africa and the Global Middle Ages:

Broker States, Articulated Cities, Ecological Thresholds”

Fauvelle lecture image
Map of the Oekumene drawn by the twelfth-century Arab geographer al-Idrîsî (copy by ‘Alî ibn-Hasan al Hûfî al-Qâsimî, Cairo, 1456; Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms Pococke 375, fol. 3v-4)

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 4:10 p.m.

Centre for Medieval Studies, Room 301
Lillian Massey Building
125 Queen’s Park

Reception to follow

François-Xavier Fauvelle is an Africanist historian and archeologist. He is a professor at the Collège de France in Paris and, in 2020, at Princeton University. He is a former director of the French Centre for Ethiopian Studies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and for the past decade has led the French-Moroccan excavations program in Sijilmâsa, Morocco. Originally published in French in 2013, his book The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages was released in English by Princeton University Press in 2018.

Lecture by Isabel Harvey, January 10, 3:10 pm

CMS “Other Sister” Research Group cordially invites you to a lecture by

Isabel Harvey

SSHRC Postdoctoral fellow
Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia

   

Tertiary Sisters and Revolted Friars: San Domenico Maggiore of Naples and the Tridentine Reform of Regular Orders”

Image Isabel Harvey lecture

Friday, 10 January 2020, 3:10 p.m.

Centre for Medieval Studies, Room 301
Lillian Massey Building
125 Queen’s Park

 

Congratulations to Brian Merrilees (†), William Edwards, and Anne Grondeux for the publication of their new book!

Le dictionnaire Aalma – Les versions Saint-Omer, BM 644, Exeter, Cath. Libr. 3517 et Paris, BnF lat. 13032, edited by B. Merrilees (†), W. Edwards, and A. Grondeux

Aalma is a bilingual Latin-French epitome of the Catholicon of Johannes Balbus of Genoa, published as part of Corpus Christianorum Medieval Latin Series – Lexica Latina Medii Aevi.

For the In memoriam of Brian Merrilees, click here.

Le dictionnaire Aalma – Corpus Christianorum Lexica Latina Medii

Le dictionnaire Aalma – Corpus Christianorum Lexica Latina Medii