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California Medieval History Seminar, Spring 2018

Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2, 1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino , CA 91108 United States
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The Spring Session of the California Medieval History Seminar meets at the Huntington Library 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 at this seminar are:

  • Allison Perchuk (CSU Channel Islands)
    “Landscapes of St Gregory: Topography and Hagiography in Early Medieval Italy”
  • Sabina Zonno (USC)
    “Wisdom and Nobility of Mind: The Game of Chess in Some Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century European Manuscripts”
  • Rory Cox (University of St Andrews)
    “Medieval and Modern Waterboarding – from barbaric torture to torturing barbarians”
  • Sherri Franks Johnson (Louisiana State University)
    “The Battle over Santa Cecilia della Croara: Canons, Monks and Monastic Reform”

Advance registration is required. To register for this seminar, please write to CMRS Program Coordinator, Sasha Wadman. To be added to the announcement list, 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.

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.


Saturday, Apr 28, 2018
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino , CA 91108 United States


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