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Monash University CMRS Public Seminars

August 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - November 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm AEST


The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Monash University is offering virtual public seminars on many Fridays during the Fall term. Each seminar starts at 10 a.m. AEST (Melbourne, Australia).

The schedule is below; updates are announced via the center’s Twitter. To receive a link to join, send them a direct message on their Twitter, or email the center at cmrs-postgraduatecommittee [at] monash [dot] edu.

August 28 Elizabeth Burrell: “‘Yf a woman be in trauell of childe’: Invocation of SS Julitta and Quiricus in Late Medieval England”

September 4 Michael Barbezat: “How One Questions Ghosts: Talking to the Dead in the Medieval Commentary Tradition of 1 Samuel 28”

September 18 Matt Firth: “Kings, Poets, and Outlaws: Royal Admonition in the skáldasögur”

October 9 Nicholas Scott Baker: “Global Wealth and Local Culture: The Botti Family, Trans-Atlantic Commerce, and Artistic Patrimony in Sixteenth-Century Florence”

October 23 John Gagné: title TBD

October 30 Michele Seah: “Hemmed and Boxed In: Borders of Containment Hindering Economic Research on Medieval Queenship”

November 6 Amanda McVitty: “Making men of law: Legal manuscripts as sites for the embodiment of masculine authority”



August 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am AEST
November 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm AEST


Monash University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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