The spring 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.
Advance registration is required — write to firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
These are the papers under discussion at this seminar:
- Norman Underwood (UC Berkeley) – “Let’s Be Professional: Clerical Discipline and Organization in the Third and Fourth Centuries.”
- Warren Brown (Caltech) – “The Pre-history of Terrorism”
- Justin Rose (UC Riverside) – “Crafting Spaces of Authority in Constantinople,” chapter 1 from “Descending from the Throne: Byzantine Bishops, Ritual and Spaces of Authority”
- Thomas Barton (University of San Diego) – “Historicized Rationality: Deciphering Inter-faith Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon”
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.