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Events Archive


2013
December 3
The Differential Impact of the Medical Translations Coming out of Southern Italy, Spain and the Crusader Kingdoms in the 11th and 12th centuries
Lecture by Monica Green (Arizona State University)
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies
McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 4:00pm

November 21

The Triconch Churches near Sohag, Upper Egypt
Lecture by Dale Kinney (Bryn Mawr)
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies
Walsh Library, O'Hare Special Collections Room, 12:45pm

November 20
Between East and West: The Contested Politics of Human Rights in Indonesia
Dr. Bradley Simpson (University of Connecticut)
Phi Alpha Theta Lecture Series
Sponsored by the Dean's Office, Fordham College Rose Hill
Keating 1st, 2:00 pm


November 19
Film Showing: "Koch"
Watch the film with the filmmaker, Neil Barsky.
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, Rose Hill, 4:30pm

November 12
Erasmus and the Reader's Eye
Bill Sherman, Professor of English from the University of York reconsiders the complex attitudes toward the relationship between reading and seeing in the 16th century.
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, Rose Hill, 6pm


November 7
Lincoln in History and Film: A Conversation with Eric Foner
Anne Mannion Memorial Dialogue.
For the 2nd Annual Lincoln Center Investigating History Seminar
Macmahon 109, 1:00-2:15pm

October 30
Using TEI for Textual Markup
Yvonne Rode (Westchester CC)
Medieval Studies Professional Issues Workshop

Keating 318, 2:30-4:30pm


October 28
Popular Opinion Under Dictatorship: The Evidence of Diaries and Letters in Mussolini's Italy
Christopher Duggan (University of Reading, UK)
Dealy 206, 4:15-5:45pm


October 23
Henry Gallagher, author of James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier's Story speaks with students about his experience protecting James Meredith during the integration of the University of Mississippi.
Tognino Hall, 7:00pm.

October 18
"Writing a Chronicle in the Late Middle Ages"

Christopher Given-Wilson (Medieval Fellow and University of St. Andrews)
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies
McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 4:30 pm


October 17
Gold Fever: Movie Screening & Discussion

Click here for more information.


October 09
Donna Ferrato: Photographing Scenes of Domestic Violence

Co-sponsored with Art History & Music, Women's Studies, Visual Arts & American Studies Programs, and with the Fordham College Rose Hill Dean's Office.
Lincoln Center LL 524, 4:00-5:00pm


Socio Economic Outlook of Latin America and the Caribbean
Alicia Barcena, United Nation's Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
RSVP to LALSI@fordham.edu
Tognino Hall, 5:00 pm

September 26
Reading Mount Rushmore: Nationalism, Landscape and the Problem of Mountanous Sculpture
Philip Deloria (University of Michigan)
Videoconferenced. LL 308 (LC) and Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library (RH)
1:00-2:30

September 25
"American Indians in the American Popular Imagination"
Lecture by Philip Deloria (University of Michigan). Co-sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa.
Butler Commons, Duane Library, 1:30pm

September 20
Introduction to GIS for Medievalists
Workshop with Austin Mason (Univ. of Minnesota).  Medieval Studies Professional Issues Workshop, co-sponsored by the Digital Humanities Working Group
Keating Hall, Room 318, 2:30-4:30 pm

September 11
"Canor and its Discontents: the Vicissitudes of Mystical Angelic Song in Late Medieval England."
Lecture by Andrew Albin (Fordham University).  Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies
Walsh Library, O'Hare Special Collections Room, 12:30 pm


April 24
Plutopia: The Production of Nuclear Families and the Nuclear Disasters in the Atomic Cities of the Soviet and American Arms Race
Lecture by Dr. Kate Brown (University of Maryland, Baltimore), Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar
LL 802, 5:00-7:00 PM

April 22
Thinking with Technologies and Material Culture in Medieval Europe
Lecture by Pamela O. Long (National Humanities Center)  Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies.
Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 12:45 PM.

April 11
"Who are you?" Police, Papers and Identification in Eighteenth-Century France
Lecture by Vincent Denis (Université Paris | Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Plaza View Room, 12th floor, Lowenstein Building, Lincoln Center, 6:00-7:30 PM.

April 9
Compatible Careers for Medievalists: A Panel Dicussion
Professional workship with Laura Morreale (Medieval Studies) and others.  Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies.
Rose Hill Campus, Faculty Lounge, 6:30 PM.

March 20
A Nation of Knights: Chivalry and National History in Late Medieval Scotland
Lecture by Susan Foran, of the University of Bergan and a Fordham Medieval Fellow.  Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies. 
Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Music Room, 5:00 PM.


March 18
Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

A panel discussion with Daniel HoSang (University of Oregon), Laura Pulido(USC), Nikhil Pal Singh (NYU), and Oneka LaBennett (Fordham University).  Walsh Library,  Co-sponsored with the American Studies Program and the Dept of African and African-American Studies. 
O'Hare Special Collections Room, 5:00 – 6:15 PM.
9-10 March

March 9-10
33rd Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies
Putting England in its Place: Cultural Production and Cultural Relations in the High Middle Ages
Sponsored by Medieval Studies.
Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge.

March 7
The Great Gun Debate: Where do we go from here?
A Lecture by Dr. Saul Cornell, the Paul and Diane Gunther Chair in American History at Fordham University.
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, 6:00-7:30 PM. Free and open to the public.


February 22
History Day at Rose Hill
Join us for History Day!  See presentations and participate in discussions on a variety of historical topics. Keynote speaker Dr. Brian Purnell (B.A. FCRH '00) will speak on "Local People and the Northern Civil Rights Movement."  Rose Hill Commons, McGinley Center, 11:00AM-5:30PM.

February 20
Film and Discussion: "The Way" (2010)
Film co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and the Frances and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies.  Introduced by Richard Gyug. Rose Hil Campus, Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, 7:00 PM.

February 19
PBS: After Newton: Guns in America
See Fordham University History Professor Saul Cornell on the PBS special report on guns in America tonight.  Dr. Cornell is an expert on the second amendment.  For more information click here.

February 9
Memorializing American Slavery

A symposium commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 4:00-6:00 PM. Admission is free and open to the public but registration is strongly encouraged.


February 4
"All Things are Clear and Open that are in the Divine Scriptures:" Interpretative Ideals and Polemical Purposes in Byzantine Exegesis

Lecture by Tia Kolbaba of Rutgers University. Co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and Orthodox Christian Studies. Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 5:15 PM.


2012
December 7
Digital Humanities and Medieval Studies: Issues and Debates

Lecture by Eileen Gardiner and Ron Musto (Executive Directors of the Medieval Academy of America) Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and the Digital Humanities Working Group. Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge 6:00 p.m.


December 4
The Revolutionary Tribunal and its Cultural Legacies
A lecture by Dr. Carla Hesse, History Department, University of California, Berkeley, sponsored by the New York 18th -Century Seminar. President's Dining Room, 12th Floor Lowenstein Bldg, Lincoln Center Campus. Space is limited. RSVP to anclark@fordham.edu. 6-9:30 pm.

November 29
The Bohuns and Their Books: Illuminated Manuscripts for Aristocrats in Fourteenth-Century England
With Lucy Freeman Sandler, Professor of New York University. Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies. Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge 12:45 p.m.


November 28
Piecing the Past Together: A Multidimensional Approach to Writing the History of the Cold War in Latin America
A Discussion with Dr. Tanya Harmer, Lecturer in International History, London School of Economics, sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society.  5-6 p.m. in Keating 1st Rose Hill Campus.


November
27
Europe's Mother: the Virgin Mary in the Public Sphere
Lecture by Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History, Queen Mary University of London. Part of the St. Robert Southwell, S. J. Lecture Series.  12th Floor Lounge in the Lowenstein Building at Lincoln Center Campus, 6:00 pm


November 13
Return of the PRI: The 2012 Mexican Election and Its Significance
A symposium sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute (Fordham University) and ILAS(Columbia University). The moderator and chair is Dr. Barry Carr, Distinguished Visiting Professor of History, Fordham University.  For more information, click here.
Rebels, Revolutionaries and Exiles: Tracing the Networks and Diasporas of Transnational Activists in the Greater CirCum-Caribbean 1918-1940
Lecture by Distinguished Visiting Professor Barry Carr, with comments by Dr. Mark Naison.  Sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies and the History Department.  Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, Rose Hill Campus 5:00p.m. For more, click here.


October 16
The Fate of Priests' Sons c. 1100, with Special Reference to Serlo of Bayeux
Lecture by Liesbeth van Houts, Professor of Cambridge University. Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies. Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge 5:15 p.m.


October 12-14
American History TV
Lectures in History: Equal Rights Amendment
See Fordham University Professor Kirsten Swinth on C-SPAN 3 this weekend. Filmed in her class on the Rose Hill Campus earlier this year, Dr. Swinth discusses the battle over the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and 1980s. For more on this program see American History TV.


October 2
Rebels, Revolutionaries and Exiles: Tracing the Networks and Diasporas of Transnational Activists in the Greater CirCum-Caribbean 1918-1940
Welcoming Reception for Distinguished Visiting Professor Barry Carr, Rose Hill Commons, Room 236, 2nd Floor of the McGinley Center, 5:00 - 7:00 PM.
Sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies and the History Department. For more on Dr. Carr, click here.


September 26
How to Write an Academic CV With Susanne Hafner (Professor of German) and Maryanne Kowaleski (Professor of History and Medieval Studies). Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies (Professioanl Issues in Medieval Studies Series). Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 12:00 p.m.

September 12
Theoretical Lives: Community and the Literatures of High Medieval England
, Lecture by Thomas O'Donnell, Professor of Fordham University. Sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies. Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge, 12:00 p.m

May 4
Balance and Imagination: the Impact of a New Model of Equilibrium on Scholastic Thought, 1250-1350
, Joel Kaye, Barnard College. Sponsored by Medieval Studies, 5:15 p.m.

March 31-April 1
32nd Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies: "Think Romance!: Re-conceptualizing a Medieval Genre
. Sponsored by Medieval Studies, withthe Department of English

March 28
The St. Robert Southwell, S.J. Lecture Series presents "The Origins of the English Reformation Reconsidered,"
by Peter Marshall, Professor of History at the University of Warwick. Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library, Flom Auditorium, 6 p.m.

February 22
History Day, Rose Hill Campus, McGinley Student Center, 12-6:30 p.m.

February 13
John Chrysostom on the Biology of Madness and the Pathology of Sin
, Wendy Mayer, Australian Catholic University, Sponsored by Medieval Studies, with Christian Orthodox Studies and the Department of Theology

January 20

Queenship and the Language of Command: Some Evidence from the English Chancery Records, Lisa Benz St.John, Fordham Medieval Fellow. Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library, O'Hare Room, 4th Floor, 4:30 p.m.

2011
December 7
Facing Fascism: Americans & The Spanish Civil War, Peter Carroll, Lecturer of History, Standford Univeristy, author of The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans in the Spanish Civil War. Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Center, 12th Floor Plaza View Room, 6:00 p.m.

October 19
The St. Robert Southwell, S.J., Lecture Series presents "The Masculine Ideal and Renaissance Portraits" by Tatiana C. String, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in London Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Center, 12th Floor Lounge, 6:00 p.m.

Septmeber 17
Cities in History: Urban Identities Reconsidered conference: Guy Ortolano, New York University, Plenary Speaker. Lincoln Center Campus, 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. http://fordhamhgsa.org

April 14
The New York 18th-Century Seminar at Fordham University presents: "Britain and the Writing of Constitutions, 1776-1820" by Linda Colley, Shelby M.C. David 1958 Professor of History, Princeton University. President's Dining Room (12th floor,) Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. Drinks at 6 pm; talk at 7; dinner at 8. There is a $30 charge for dinner. Seating limited to 22 people. RSVP to anclark@fordham.edu.

2010
December 9
The NY 18th-Century Seminar presents: The Disorder of Things: Description, Enlightenment, and the Problem of FormJoanna Stalnaker (Columbia University) Thursday, December 9, 6pm. Plaza View Room, (12th Floor) Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus. Limited space, please RSVP to anclark@fordham.edu.
 
October 8
The New York 18th-Century Seminar at Fordham University and the Columbia University Seminar on Early Modern France invite you to participate in a round table discussion: “The Author Question in Eighteenth-Century Studies: Literature and History in Dialogue.” Participants include Antoine Lilti, History, École normale supérieure; Dinah Ribard, Literature, École des hautes études en sciences sociales; Carol Rovane, Philosophy, Columbia University; Richard B. Sher, History, New Jersey Institute of Technology & Rutgers University, Newark; Dorothea Von Mücke, German Studies, Columbia University. Talks and discussion will be in English. The discussion will be accompanied by a buffet dinner. Maison française, Columbia University (Buell Hall, 2nd Floor), 5:30pm-8pm. RSVP to Carly DeFilippo: cad2158@columbia.edu.
 
October 7
The New York 18th-Century Seminar at Fordham University presents "Richardson's Counterfactuals," byJenny Davidson, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University. President's Dining Room (12th floor) Fordham University , Lincoln Center Campus. Drinks at 6 pm; talk at 7; dinner at 8. RSVP to anclark@fordham.edu. There is a $30 charge for dinner. Seating limited to 22 people.
 
October 6
Fordham University is pleased to announce the appointment of Saul Cornell, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of The Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History. Dr. Cornell will present “The Perils of Popular Constitutionalism: Riding the D Train with James Madison” Wednesday, October 6,2010, 5:30 p.m., Rose Hill Campus, Tognino Hall, Duane Library. Audio Link

September 22
The St. Robert Southwell, S.J., Lecture Series presents "Singing the Reformation" by Dr. Jane Dawson, John Laing Professor of Reformation History, University of Edinburgh. Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Center, 12th Floor Lounge, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact wabuda@fordham.edu.

September 16
Fordham Supreme Court Preview. In honor of Constitution Day, join Dr. Saul Cornell (Fordham, History), Robert VerBruggen (National Review), Jason Mazzone (Brooklyn Law School), and Dr. Robert J. Hume (Fordham, Political Science), as they discuss the big cases of the last Supreme Court term and offer a preview of the coming term. 4 :00 p.m., Rose Hill Campus, Tognino Hall, Duane Library.

May 19
The New York 18th-Century Seminar invites you to a roundtable discussion: Current and Future Directions of 18th-Century Studies. Special guests: Jenny Davidson (Columbia), Madeline Dobie (Columbia), Jeffrey Freedman (Yeshiva), Chris Iannini (Rutgers), Lucien Nouis (NYU), Joanna Stalnaker (Columbia). Lincoln Center Campus, Presidential Dining Room (12 Floor), Wednesday, May 19, 2010 6pm - 8:30pm.


March 4
The St Robert Southwell, S.J., LectureSeries presents "The Redecking of the Altars: Ceremonalist Style and Parish Conflict in the Court of Charles I," by Dr David Cressy, Humanities Distinguished Professor of History, The Ohio State University. Flom Auditorium, Walsh Libray, Rose Hill Campus, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact wabuda@fordham.edu.
2009

December 1
Rev. R. Bentley Anderson, S.J. will present his Loyola Chair lecture in the Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, Rose hill campus, "Race and Religion in the Trans-Atlantic World (I): Catholics and Apartheid in post-World War II South Africa."  The lecture begins at 4:00 p.m. and is followed by a reception. Rev. R. Bentley Anderson, S.J., an associate professor of History, Saint Louis University,St. Louis, Missouri, is the Loyola Chair at Fordham University for the 2009-2010 academic year.

November 16
Rev. Thomas M. McCoog, S.J. will present his Loyola Chair lecture in the Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library, Rose hill campus, ‘Rendering to Caesar, Redefining the Political Sphere in Elizabethan England."  The lecture begins at 4:00 p.m. and is followed by a reception. Rev. Thomas M. McCoog, S.J., divides his time between the Jesuit Historical Institute in Rome and London where he is archivist of the British Province of the Society of Jesus; he is the Loyola Chair at Fordham University for fall 2009.

November 11
Fordham University, The Campion Institute, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and The Department of History present a special lecture to mark the 500th Anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII. "Prince to Tyrant: what Changed Henry VIII." 6:00 p.m., Rose Hill Campus, Tognino Hall, Duane Library.

November 5
"The 2009 Election and New York's Future, Present, and Past:" A Panel Discussion with Bruce Berg (Fordham University), Andrea Bernstein (WNYC), Peter Kwong (Hunter College) and Clarence Taylor (Baruch College). 2:30 p.m., Rose Hill Campus, Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library. Sponsored by the Fordham University History Department, Service Learning Program, Urban Studies, theCenter for Electoral Politics and Democracy, Mid-Atlantic chapter of the American Association of Political Consultants.

November 4
Rev. R. Bentley Anderson, S.J. will present his Loyola Chair lecture in the South Lounge, Lincoln Center campus, "Race and Religion in the Trans-Atlantic World (I): Catholics and Apartheid in post-World War II South Africa." The lecture begins at 4:00 p.m. and is followed by a reception. Rev. R. Bentley Anderson, S.J., an associate professor of History, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, is the Loyola Chair at Fordham University for the 2009-2010 academic year.

October 20
Dr. Joyce Goodfriend, Professor of History, University of Denver. "Practicing Toleration in New Netherland". 2:30 p.m., McGinley Music Room.

October 15
Rev. Thomas M. McCoog, S.J. will present his Loyola Chair lecture in the 12th Floor Lounge, Lincoln Center campus, "Shakespeare and the Jesuits, Revisiting the Historical Sources." The lecture begins at 4:00 p.m. and isfollowed by a reception. Rev. Thomas M. McCoog, S.J., divides his time between the Jesuit Historical Institute in Rome and London where he is archivist of the British Province of the Society of Jesus; he is the Loyola Chair at Fordham University for fall 2009.
 
September 17
The Department of History together with Phi Alpha Theta and the Fordham College Rose Hill dean’s office present a symposium in honor of Constitution Day: “Why is there a Constitutional right to a gun but not health care? What about abortion? Gay Marriage?" Drs. Elaine Crane and Saul Cornell of the History Department will participate along with Nicholas Johnson of the Law School. Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library. Thursday, September 17, 2009, 4:30-6:30.

April 23rd
The Urban Studies program and Department of History present a lecture," The Black Death, the Little Ice Age, and Climate Change Today " by Prof. Stephen Stoll (Dept. of History), at the Lincoln Center Campus, Room 816, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Prof. Stoll is the author of The Great Delusion: a Mad Inventor, Death in the Tropics, and the Utopian Origins of Economic Growth (2008), U.S. Environmentalism Since 1945 (2007), and Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and Society in Nineteenth CenturyAmerica (2003)

March 12th
The Robert Southwell, S.J., Lecture Series presents "The Dilemmas of Religious Liberty in the English Revolution," by Prof. JohnMorrill of Cambridge University. Location: 12th Floor Lounge, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact wabuda@fordham.edu.

February 23rd
Loyola chair Lecture, "From Confidence to Confusion: The Catholic Church in America since 1960" by Rev. Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J., Loyola Chair and William R. Kenan Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, 4 p.m., Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library.

Spring 2009

The, Medieval Studies Lecture Series
2008
October 1st
St Robert Southwell, S.J., Lecture Series presents "Michelangelo and the English Martyrs," by Dr Anne Dillon, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Exeter. 12th Floor Lounge, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus, 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact wabuda@fordham.edu.

September 25-27
4th Annual Conference TGK Berlin-New York, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus. “ In Search of the Postfordist City: Concepts and the Meaning of Urban Space and Society ". Conference program and directions to the campus at: www.fordham.edu/urbanstudies

September 23
Loyola chair Lecture,"APresident and Three Cardinals: U.S.-Vatican Rapport 1932-1940" by Rev. Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J.,Loyola Chair an William R. Kenan Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, 4 p.m. Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center.

Fall 2008
The Medieval Studies Lecture Series, For more information, contact medievals@fordham.eduSt. Robert Southwell, S.J. Lecture Series, Monday, April 14, 2008, 4 p.m. Susan C. Karant-nunn, Ph D. Director, Late Medival and Reformation Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson FlomAuditorium, Walsh Libray

April 2008
The St. Robert Southwell, S.J. Lecture Series, Monday, April 14, 2008, 4 p.m. Susan C. Karant-nunn, Ph D. Director, Late Medival and Reformation Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson Flom Auditorium, Walsh Libray2007
The Medieval Studies Lecture Series

October
The St. Robert Southwell, S.J. Lecture Series, Monday, October 22, 2007, 4 p.m. "Mary Queenof Scots: Sinner and Saint," a lecture by Patrick Collison, Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History, University of Canbridge
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Libray

June 14th-16th
Orthodox Readings of Augustine -First Annual Conference of the orthodox in America Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Center for medieval Studies.

April 26th
Susan Martin speaks on "U.S. Immigration: Challenges for the 21st Century Immigration",  her work The Infinite Noise of Longing, and the experience of writing a Latino diasporic memoir. The Cassamarca Lecture Series.

March 31st - April 1st
The French of England: Multilingualism in Practice, c. 1100-c. 1500 -26th Annual conference of the Center fro Medieval Studies.

March29th
Mae Ngai discusses the “Origins of the Illegal Immigration Crisisâ€Â The Cassamarca Lecture Series.

March 1st
Douglas Gurak & Mary Kritz will speak on “ Endless Journeys: The Dispersion of Foreign-Born Migrants to New Destinationsâ€Â  The Cassamarca Lecture Series.



2006
December 5th

Luisita López Torregosa will discuss her work The Infinite Noise of Longing and the experience of writing a Latino diasporic memoir.

November 16th
Reginald Cardinal Pole Lectures: Thomas F. Mayer will speak on: "Cardinal Pole's Itinerary: England, Venice, Viterbo, Rome, Points in Between and Back Again"

November 14th
Famed Cuban author Edmundo Desnoes will speak on: "My Twenty Years with the Cuban Revolution: Literature, Film and Politics."

November 1st
Reginald Cardinal Pole Lectures: Thomas S. Freeman will speak on:" Mary Tudor, Cardinal Pole and the Prosecution of Hersey"

October 2006
Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series

September 15th
Antonio Saborit spoke on "Marius de Zayas and Modern Art in New York City."

September 14th
"Mexico's 2006 Presidential Race: The Election, the Aftermath and the Political Implications"

July 27th-31st
The 15th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society, - the 26th Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies.

Medieval Studies Spring Lecture Series



2005

Medieval Studies Fall Lecture Series

Medieval Studies Spring Lecture Series

March 12th-13th
Medieval Domesticity: Home, Housing and Household, - 25th Annual Conference of the center for medieval Studies.



2004
March 27th

24th Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studiesat the Lincoln Center Campus - The Discourse of Law and Justice in Medieval Europe



2003
July 2003
Congratulations to History major Jeremiah Schwarz (class of 2003) who took to the "Hot Seat" withMSNBC's Chris Matthews on the latest Hardball College Tour.  He answered 13 out of 19 questions correctly, placing him among the ranks of the top ten finalists now eligible to participate in the Final Challenge.  The Grand Prize winner will receive a $10,000 grant, and the winner's school will receive a $5,000 grant.

Wednesday, September 17th, 3:30pm
Medieval Studies Lecture Series
Spiritual Direction in the Early Church
George Demacopoulos, Theology, Fordham University
Walsh Library, Flom Auditorium ... Reception to follow.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2:30pm
Medieval Studies Lecture Series
The Essentialist Nominalism of John Buridan
Gyula Klima, Philosophy, Fordham University
Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center ... Reception to follow.
Co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy

Wednesday, October 8th, 6:30pm
University Faculty Seminar on Psychoanalysis with Professor Peter Gay
Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Building, Room 821
All members of the historydepartment are invited to attend this seminar.  Please RSVP to Eva Badowska at badowska@fordham.edu so that space may be reserved for you.  All participants are expected to read Peter Gay's draft from his forthcoming interpretive book on modernism.  The readings are posted on electronic reserve, as well as Peter Gay's draft of the introduction plus the first two chapters of his book.  To access Peter Gay's material you need to go to E-Res, select Badowska as the instructor, and then click on the psychoanalytic seminar. 

Friday, October 10th, 3:30pm
Medieval Studies Lecture Series
Spices and Medieval Ideas of Scarcity
Paul Freedman, History and Medieval Studies, Yale University
Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center ... Reception to follow.

Friday, October 17th, 2:30pm
Medieval Studies Lecture Series
God and Nature in the Philosophy of Johannes Scottus Eriugena
Dermot Moran, Philosophy, University College, Dublin
Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center ... Reception to follow.
Co-sponsored with the Department of Philosophy

Tuesday, October 28th, 3:30pm
Medieval Studies Lecture Series
Fixing France: A Humanist's Advice on Restoring Order During the French Civil War
Christopher Bellito, Medieval Fellow, Fordham University
Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center ... Reception to follow.

Wednesday, October 29th, 6:00pm
"Shame Now": Lecture and Seminar with Professor Ruth Lays
Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Building, the President's Dining Room, 12th floor
All members of the history department are invited to attend this lecture and seminar by Professor Ruth Leys of the Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University.  Professor Leys is the author of Trauma: A Genealogy (Universityof Chicago Press, 2000) and many articles on the history of trauma studies.  Participants are asked to have a look at selections from Trauma (Introduction, Chapters 1, 3, 7, 8, and Conclusion) prior to the seminar, if possible.  Please RSVP to Eva Badowska at badowska@fordham.edu by October 24th.  This event is sponsored by the Faculty Seminar in Psychoanalytic Studies and the Literary Studies Program.

Tuesday, November 11th, 3:30pm

Medieval Studies Lecture Series
Understanding the Population History of England, 1450-1750
John Hatcher, History, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Faculty Lounge, McGinley Center ... Reception to follow.
Co-sponsored with the Department of History

Friday, December 5th, 2:30pm

Medieval Studies Lecture Series
Saturn in Medieval Granada: Jews, Muslims and Melancholia in King Abd Allah's Memoirs
Javier Jimenez-Belmonte, Modern Languages and Literature, Fordham University
Reception to follow.

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