IRH Seminar: Books and Readers in the Ancient World

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Monday Seminar: Books and Readers in the Ancient World: The Fate of the Roll Sofía Torallas-Tovar Professor of Classics and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago Much attention has been paid to …

IRH Seminar: Repairing Cuba

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Monday Seminar: Guillermina De Ferrari Senior Fellow (2018–2022) Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison Contemporary Cuban art often highlights the widespread practice of repair. Fixing broken appliances and subdividing houses via DIY construction are frequent real-life responses …

Seminar: Textual Authority and the History of Dante’s Vita Nova

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Monday Seminar: TEXTUAL AUTHORITY AND THE HISTORY OF DANTE’S VITA NOVA: REVISITING EDITORIAL OBJECTIVITY IN THE ERA OF "FAKE NEWS" Jelena Todorović Resident Fellow (2019–2020) Vilas Associate Professor of Italian, French and Italian, UW-Madison When …

Seminar: Interlapping Blackness: An Intimate Cartography

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Monday Seminar: INTERLAPPING BLACKNESS: INTIMATE CARTOGRAPHIES Cherene Sherrard-Johnson IRH Senior Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2017–2021) Sally Mead Hands-Bascom Professor of English, UW-Madison I’m researching and writing a trio of essays that consider belonging and …

Lecture: Medieval Tents as Locations of Power In the Context of Crusades

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

The Eastern Mediterranean during the period of crusades was a crucial “contact zone” where Western Christians, Eastern Christians, Muslims, and Jews interacted in a variety of ways, both on and off the battlefield. The talk …

Race and Globalism in the Roman Empire and Medieval Venice: A Conversation

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Join Professor Nandini Pandey (CANES) and Professor Thomas Dale (Art History) for this Medieval Studies Brown-bag Research Colloquium. They will discuss research in progress and compare approaches to race and globalism in the Roman Empire …

Antonio Urquízar Herrera: Workshop “On the Limits of Magnificence”

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

Workshop: "On the Limits of Magnificence" All are welcome! If you plan to attend, please RSVP to cvc@mailplus.wisc.edu The existence of a correlation between public image and noble status was a shared belief in Early …

Shimon Attie: Workshop

University Club, Room 212 432 East Campus Mall

All are welcome! If you plan to attend, please RSVP to cvc@mailplus.wisc.edu Shimon Attie is an international visual artist whose work spans many media, but he is especially well-known for his site-specific public projections and …