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California Medieval History Seminar

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

The winter session of California Medieval History Seminar meets at the Huntington Library to discuss four pre-distributed research papers. Participants are expected to read the papers in advance and come prepared to discuss them. Speakers and paper topics are announced by e-mail. To be added to the announcement list contact us.

Advance registration is required — write to cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu to register.

These are the papers under discussion at this seminar:

  • Margaret Trenchard-Smith (Independent Scholar) – “Unfit to Nurse: Ancient and Medieval Medical Writers on Women and Infants Disqualified from Breastfeeding”
  • Maureen C. Miller (University of California, Berkeley) – “Clothing as Communication? Vestments and Views of the Papacy c. 1300”
  • Marie Kelleher (CSU Long Beach) & Adam Franklin-Lyons (Marlboro College) – “Crisis Event or Crisis Era – the Famines of 1333 and 1374 in Catalonia”
  • Monica Keane (Independent Scholar) – “The Decameron’s Tuscan Tradition: Love, Literature and Florence”

Seating is limited and by pre-registration only. A fee may apply.

More information about the seminar is at cmrs.ucla.edu/seminars

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://cmrs.ucla.edu/seminars

Organizer

CMRS
Phone:
310-825-1880
Email:
cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu
Website:
cmrs.ucla.edu

Venue

Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
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Phone:
626-405-2100