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Fall 2023 Research Seminar Public Lecture – Professor Wolfgang Mueller (Fordham University)
Los Angeles, CA 90095 + Google Map
As part of the CMRS-CEGS Research Seminar graduate course for Fall 2023, Money Matters: Between Antiquity and the Enlightenment (ca. 600-1600), guest lecturer, Wolfgang Mueller (Fordham University) will share about his research that focuses on written norms and laws of the European West between 500 and 1500 CE. He is author of several scholarly monographs, including The Criminalization of Abortion. Its Origins in Medieval Law (Cornell, 2012) and Marriage Litigation in the Western Church, 1215-1517 (Cambridge UP, 2021).
“Money” is a Fall 2023 graduate course designated as a CMRS Center for Early Global Studies Research Seminar which provides funding for guest scholars to lecture and work closely with students. Taught by Professor Debora Shuger (English) and Associate Professor Arvind Thomas (English), this Research Seminar will look at a diverse range of premodern texts concerning the emergence and expansion of economic thought/ practices and their socio-political, literary, religious, and aesthetic implications.