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  • 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
  • Reflections in a Yoshiwara Mirror:

    Representing the 'Beauties of the Azure Towers' in Print
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Asian Studies Lecture     “Reflections in a Yoshiwara Mirror: Representing the 'Beauties of the Azure Towers' in Print,” Professor Julie Nelson Davis, Professor of the History of Art (Modern...
    Posted: August 30, 2016 2:58 PM
  • Professor Bernadette Andrea MEMS Lecture

    Early Modern Women Staging Islamicate Geographies
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    The UMBC MEMS Minor welcomes Professor Bernadette Andrea, Celia Jacobs Endowed Professor of British Literature at the University of Texas, San Antonio Dr. Andrea will visit UMBC on...
    Posted: February 16, 2016 3:01 PM
  • Amy Froide to speak at UMBC's 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Women behind the Financial Revolution
    Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    MEMS is delighted to announce that at the UMBC 50th Anniversary Celebration, Professor Amy Froide of the Department of History will speak to UMBC alumni, faculty, administrators, and guests on the...
    Posted: April 23, 2016 7:09 PM
  • Dr. Fran Dolan (UC Davis): Shakespeare, Women, and Wine

    Dresher Humanities Forum/MEMS Annual Lecture
    Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    “Some wine, ho!” Shakespeare, Women, and the Story of English Wine What did Shakespeare’s contemporaries drink and what did they think about it?  If we think about Renaissance beverages at all,...
    Posted: November 1, 2015 12:56 PM