The fall session of California Medieval History Seminar meets at the Huntington Library to discuss four pre-distributed research papers. Participants are expected to read the papers in advance and come prepared to discuss them. Speakers and paper topics are announced by e-mail. To be added to the announcement list contact us.
The following papers will be discussed at this seminar:
- Jennifer Jahner (CalTech) – “After Becket: Interdict and the Rhetoric of Collective Injury”
- Joe Figliulo-Rosswurm (UC Santa Barbara) – “‘In this city, the greatest discord is to be seen’: Social Conflict, Political Culture, and the Florentine popolo in the late Thirteenth Century.”
- Hilary A. Haakenson (CalPoly Pomona) – “Trade, Translatio, and Transcendence: Visions of Empire in the Cartography of Pietro Vesconte”
- Leah Klement (CalTech) – “Rebel Historiography: Violence and Documentary Culture in the Alliterative Morte Arthure”
Advance registration is required — write to firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Seating is limited and by pre-registration only. A fee may apply.
More information about the seminar is at cmrs.ucla.edu/seminars
Support for the California Medieval History Seminar is provided by the Armand Hammer Endowment for the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and by the Huntington Library.