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California Medieval History Seminar, Fall 2019

Nov 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2, 1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
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The Fall 2019 session of the California Medieval History Seminar meets at the Huntington Library to discuss four pre-distributed research papers. Participants are scholars in the field at various stages of their careers. All attendees at the seminar are expected to read the papers in advance and discuss the research. Speakers and paper topics are announced by e-mail. Click here for additional information about the seminar.

The papers under discussion are available for download in advance of the seminar. The papers are:

  • Maureen Miller (UC Berkeley) “Abbot Balsamo’s Book: The Origins of Abbatial Registers at Cava de’ Tirreni”
  • Edward Schoolman (University of Nevada, Reno ) “Changing Landscapes in Tenth- and Eleventh-Century Italy: Climate, Ecology, and Human Factors”
  • Jane Beal (University of La Verne) “The Life of Christ in Medieval Bestiaries: Allegorical Interpretations of the Unicorn, the Lamb, the Pelican, the Lion, and the Phoenix”
  • Nancy Van Deusen (Claremont Graduate University) “Ernst Kantorowicz, ‘Political Theology,’ and the University of California Regents”

Advance registration is required. Participants must be graduate students or faculty to attend unless pre-approved by the organizers.

To be added to the announcement list or, if you wish to attend but are uncertain if you qualify, please write to cmrs@humnet.ucla.edu.

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


Nov 2, 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Huntington Library, Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
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