(Feb 4) Classics, Creativity and Survival with Sarah Nooter

Both the field of Classics and the Humanities in general are often said to be in a state of crisis, or even to be on the verge of collapse or apocalypse. In this lecture, Dr. Nooter briefly contextualize these claims within the history of Anglophone education, suggesting that they have always been in a state …

(Feb 4) Hope: An Artist’s Journey Through the Landscapes of Faith by Laura Lasworth

We are excited to announce that Laura Lasworth is giving a talk titled “Hope: An Artist’s Journey Through the Landscapes of Faith on Feb 4th, 7-8pm PST. Please note, that you have to register on evenbrite in advance. You can do this by clicking here  We are looking forward to listening to this interesting talk! 

Call for Abstracts: Women on Medieval Philosophy

Women On Medieval Philosophy 8–10 July 2021: International Online Conference, Hosted by the University of Leuven (Belgium)

Call for Abstracts

We invite submissions to our upcoming conference from women scholars
working on any aspect of medieval philosophy, broadly construed. The
conference aims to provide an opportunity for women in all stages of their
academic careers to present their current research, and in doing so
showcase women’s contributions to the field, as well as to help foster
networking opportunities between participants. We especially encourage
submissions from underrepresented groups and from scholars working on
underrepresented topics in medieval philosophy.

Materiality and Enclosure

Here are two recent essays on enclosure and materiality, by Stacie Vos and Julie Hotchin, inspired by the research of Henrike Lähnemann on texts and textiles in female religious communities of Northern Germany: https://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/article/devotional-object-virtual-cloister-community https://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/article/the-holy-dresses-from-wienhausen-materiality-and-devotion-in-a-late-medieval-convent