March 1: Claire Preston (University of London, Queen Mary), will deliver a Special Guest Lecture co-sponsored with the Department of English, entitled "Curiosity and Forgetting in teh Seventeenth Century: The Case of Sir Thomas Browne." The lecture will take place at 4:00 pm in Adorjan Hall 142. A reception will follow.
March 24: Anne Lester (University of Colorado, Boulder) will deliver a lecture entitled "Sacred Histories and Holy Things: Liturgy, Narrative, and Ritual in the Aftermath of the Fourth Crusade." The lecture will take place at 3:00 pm in Adorjan Hall 142. A reception will follow.
March 28: Cathleen Fleck (Art History) will present a lecture entitled "Image Souvenirs: Representations of Holy Land Sites in the Middle Ages." The lecture will take place at 12:15 pm in Xavier Hall 171. Light refreshments will be provided.
March 30: The Byzantine Studies Forum will present a lecture by Warren Treadgold (History) entitled "The Unwritten Rules for Writing Byzantine History." The lecture will take place at 3:30 pm in Adorjan Hall 142.
April 21: The Crusades Studies Forum will meet to discuss the article: Lisa Perfetti, "Crusader as Lover: The Eroticized Poetics of Crusading in Medieval France."
June 19-21: The Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies will be held on campus. For more information go to http://smrs.slu.edu.