The winter 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:
- Margaret Trenchard-Smith (Independent Scholar) – “Unfit to Nurse: Ancient and Medieval Medical Writers on Women and Infants Disqualified from Breastfeeding”
- Maureen C. Miller (University of California, Berkeley) – “Clothing as Communication? Vestments and Views of the Papacy c. 1300”
- Marie Kelleher (CSU Long Beach) & Adam Franklin-Lyons (Marlboro College) – “Crisis Event or Crisis Era – the Famines of 1333 and 1374 in Catalonia”
- Monica Keane (Independent Scholar) – “The Decameron’s Tuscan Tradition: Love, Literature and Florence”
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.