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California Medieval History Seminar, Fall 2020

Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Huntington Library - UCLA CMRS California Medieval History Seminar

The Fall 2020 session of the California Medieval History Seminar will take place online instead of at its usual venue, the Huntington Library. The seminar meets to discuss four pre-distributed research papers  Participants are scholars in the field at various stages of their careers. All attendees at the seminar are expected to read the papers in advance and discuss the research. Speakers and paper topics are announced by e-mail. Click here for additional information about the seminar.

The papers under discussion will be available for download in advance of the seminar.

  • FILIPA LOPES (FCSH/Universidade Nova de Lisboa and École nationale des chartes), “Studying pre-modern family archives: a case study about the archive of the viscounts of Vila Nova de Cerveira”
  • RICHARD RUSH (University of California, Riverside), “Those Gluttonous Gauls: Gluttony and Abundance as a Late Roman Stereotype”
  • ROBIN REICH (Columbia University), “Materia Medica into Spices: Between literary and tacit exchange”
  • THOMAS BARTON (University of San Diego ), “‘Most Nefarious…Coitus with Christian Women’: Interfaith Sex and Social Control in the Fourteenth Century”

Advance registration is required. Participants must be graduate students or faculty to attend unless pre-approved by the organizers.

To be added to the announcement list or, if you wish to attend but are uncertain if you qualify, please write to cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu.

Seating is limited and by advance registration only. A fee may apply. More information about the seminar is at cmrs.ucla.edu/seminars.

Organized by Professor Piotr Górecki, Department of History, University of California, Riverside.


Saturday, Nov 14, 2020
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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