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  • THE ENGLISH JOAN OF ARC: Saint, Witch, Man, Maid, or Whore

    MEMS Fall Colloquium Lecture, Gail Orgelfinger
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Because the English were ultimately responsible for executing Joan of Arc, the usual view of their changing judgments of her is a progressive one—from witch to heroine to saint. However, their...
    Posted: October 3, 2019 11:56 AM

    How Genetics Is Transforming Our Narratives Of The Plague
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Monica Green, Professor of History at Arizona State University, specializes in medieval European medical history and the global history of infectious diseases.  In her talk she will show how our...
    Posted: February 6, 2019 9:39 AM
  • Visualizing Deafness

    A Prehistory of Deaf Culture
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Building on research on manual-kinetic communication in medieval and early modern Europe, Professor Jonathan Hsy suggests possibilities for a prehistory of deaf culture prior to the development of...
    Posted: August 13, 2018 7:31 AM
  • The Belitung Shipwreck

    Precious Metal Cargo and Global Trade in Medieval Asia
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Scholar and curator John Guy explores the unique insights that shipwreck archaeology can bring to our understanding of historical trade and exchange. This unprecedented ensemble of late Tang...
    Posted: July 17, 2017 2:55 PM
  • Harmonious Monk

    Martin Luther and His Reformation through Music
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation (October 1517-October 2017),  Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown and UMBC’s Camerata and Collegium Musicum will present an...
    Posted: October 28, 2016 12:13 PM
  • ISIS and Cultural Cleansing

    Saving the Ancient and Medieval Treasures of Syria and Iraq
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Dr. Michael D. Danti, FSA (PhD, University of Pennsylvania 2000) will give the Spring 2017 MEMS Colloquium Lecture, cosponsored by the Dresher Center Humanities Forum, Ancient Studies, Political...
    Posted: May 19, 2016 10:04 AM
  • Peabody Renaissance Ensemble/Baltimore Baroque Band

    Friday, December 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Free concert.  To reserve a ticket follow the link.
    Posted: October 27, 2016 10:01 PM
  • Webb Lecture: Wretched Girls and Wretched Boys

    The Medieval Origins of the "European Marriage Pattern"
    Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Judith Bennett, John R. Hubbard Professor Emerita, University of Southern California Championed by Nike, the United Nations, and many NGOs, the "Girl Effect," a new buzzword in development...
    Posted: September 8, 2016 2:54 PM
  • Early Music Concert at the Walters Art Museum

    Friday, November 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    This free First Friday concert series on the Walters’ Sculpture Court features a different group of dynamic faculty and student performers from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins...
    Posted: October 27, 2016 9:56 PM
  • A Feast for the Senses Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

    Walters Art Museum
    Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM
    In medieval Europe, the walled garden with fragrant flowers, herbs, sweet breezes, bird songs, and a gurgling fountain was idealized as a place of delight for the senses and escape from the...
    Posted: October 27, 2016 10:12 PM