Med-Ren Colloquium

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The UNC Med-Ren Colloquium is an interdisciplinary speaker series dedicated to the study of premodern literary culture in all of its forms. The Colloquium meets Thursdays at 5:00 PM, roughly six times per semester; it is organized by Taylor Cowdery (cowdery@email.unc.edu), Helen Cushman (hcush@email.unc.edu), and Jessica Wolfe (wolfej@unc.edu). Please feel free to contact them with questions as they arise.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Thursday February 27, 5:00 PM; Greenlaw Hall 223 (Donovan Lounge)
Sonja Drimmer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), “The Blank Space of the Middle Way: Aesthetics, Politics, and the Legal Manuscript in Late Medieval England”

Thursday March 5, 5:00 PM; Greenlaw Hall 223 (Donovan Lounge)
David Baker (UNC-Chapel Hill), “MACMORRIS: Time/Place/Context”

Thursday March 19, 5:00 PM; Greenlaw Hall 223 (Donovan Lounge)
Martha Rust (New York University), “Lists and the Culture of Reckoning in Late Medieval England”

Thursday April 9, 5:00 PM; Greenlaw Hall 223 (Donovan Lounge)
Seeta Chaganti (University of California, Irvine), “Gray Ghosts: Old English Law, Extrajudicial Violence, and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Thursday April 23, 5:00 PM; Greenlaw Hall 223 (Donovan Lounge)
Nikki Roulo (UNC-Chapel Hill), “Tongues of Mercury: The Early Modern Fool’s Quips, Proverbs and Catalogues”

The Med-Ren Colloquium acknowledges the generous support of the School of Arts and Sciences and MEMS @ UNC.