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  1. Week of January 26, 2015

    1. Wednesday, January 28, 2015

      1. 3:00 pmBill Porter
        "Hermits and Zen: Solitary and Communal Practice in China"
        223 Gregory Hall
    2. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmRobert Hymes (H. W. Carpentier Professor of Oriental Studies, Columbia Univ.)
        "Diagnosing Plague in Thirteenth-Century China: Medical Practitioners, Medical Terminology, and the Problem of Identifying a New Disease"
        1090 Lincoln Hall
      2. 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmSpecial Guest Robert Hymes (H. W. Carpentier Professor of Chinese History, Columbia Univ.); Carol Symes (History, moderator); Antoinette Burton (History and Global Studies); Craig Koslofsky (History); Benito J. MariƱas (Civil and Environmental Engineering); Gene E. Robinson (Institute for Genomic Biology); D. Fairchild Ruggles (Landscape Architecture); James M. Sclauch (Microbiology); Rebecca Lee Smith (Veterinary Medicine); Richard Tapping (Molecular and Cellular Biology)
        The Black Death and Beyond: New Research at the Intersection of Science and the Humanities"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, 606 S. Gregory
  2. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmAnn Hubert (English, UIUC)
        "Preaching Exempla: Contemplacio, Mary, and Gender Politics in the N-Town Plays"
        1060 Lincoln Hall
  3. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmHeather Grossman (School of Architecture, UIUC)
        "Mixing in the Mediterranean Middle Ages: Canon and Case Studies in the Arts of Medieval Interaction"
        10
  4. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. All DayTBA
        Symposium "The Medieval Americas: Violence, Religion, and Cultural Exchange Before Columbus"
        TBA
  5. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Saturday, April 18, 2015

      1. All DaySymposium: "Medieval Media Revolutions"
        TBA
  6. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 3:00 pmEugene Crook (Florida State Univ.) and Margaret Jennings (St. Joseph's College)
        "The Higden Manuscripts: Notable Endeavors for Pastoral Care in Fourteenth Century England"
        Rare Book and Manuscript Library, UIUC Main Library
  7. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmWiebke Denecke (Boston Univ.)
        "What is 'Medieval' Anyway? Periodization, Comparison, and Literary History in Early East Asia"
        1060 Lincoln Hall

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