This Semester’s Events

Spring 2014

Friday 31 January 2014 at 12 noon, UMC 245
CMEMS Faculty Work-In-Progress Talk:
Rebecca Maloy (Department of Music)
“Text, Melody and Biblical Exegesis in the Old Hispanic Liturgy and Chant”

Tuesday 11 February, 2014 at 5pm, HUMN 180
CMEMS Invited Speaker Series
Paschal Bermon (Chercheur, Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris)
“Reading Medieval Philosophers and Theologians as Sources for Environmental History”

Tuesday 25 February, 2014 at 1pm,  The Aspen Rooms in the UMC
CMEMS Faculty Roundtable Discussion of Brad Gregory’s recent book
The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society
(Harvard University Press, 2012) featuring:
Noel Lenski (Department of Classics)
Katherine C. Little (Department of English)
David Paradis (Department of History)
Deborah Whitehead (Department of Religious Studies)

Thursday 6 March, 2014 at 12 noon,  UMC 353
CMEMS Faculty Work-In-Progress Talk:
Matthew Dean Gerber (Department of History)
“Nobility and Race in the Early Modern French Atlantic”

Thursday 13 March, 2014 at 5pm, HUMN 250
CMEMS Front Range Speakers Series:
Sarah Pessin (Department of Philosophy, University of Denver)
“Divine Love in a Neoplatonic Key: Rethinking God (and the History of Ideas)
from Greek, Islamic and Jewish Points of View”

Sunday 16 March, 2014 at 5pm, The Boulder Bookstore
Bruce Holsinger (Department of English, University of Virginia)
will read from his debut historical novel, A Burnable Book (HarperCollins, 2014),
which is set in London in 1385 and features John Gower and Geoffrey Chaucer.

Friday 18 April, 2014 at 9am to 12 noon, UMC 382-386
CMEMS Symposium: Christian Identity in Late Antiquity featuring:
Jason Beduhn (Comparative Cultural Studies, Northern Arizona University)
Éric Rebillard (Department of Classics, Cornell University)
Kevin Uhalde (Department of History, Ohio University)