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California Medieval History Seminar

Saturday, February 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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 cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu 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.

Details

Date:
Saturday, February 18
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

Huntington Library, Seaver Classroom 3
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
Phone:
626-405-2100

Organizer

CMRS
Phone:
310-825-1880
Email:
cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu
Website:
cmrs.ucla.edu