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2018-19 Marco Events Calendar

* This page will be updated periodically throughout the year to reflect our latest programming schedule. If you have a Marco-related event that you would like listed here, please contact us at marco@utk.edu.

Summer 2018

May

Friday
May 4
Late Antiquity Seminar

Discussion of City of Demons by Dr. Dayna S. Kalleres, UC-San Diego

Time: 3:30-5:00
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

May 10 Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Yulia Minets (UA)

Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Ongoing
(May 15-July 6)
Marco Summer Latin Program – Beginner Level

Instructor: Dr. Dylan Bloy

Time: 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Location: Greve 615

Ongoing

(May 21-June 29)

Marco Summer Latin Program – Intermediate Readings in Medieval Latin A

Instructor: Dr. Brad Phillis

Time: 1:00–3:00 pm

Location: Greve 604

Ongoing

(May 21-June 29)

Marco Summer Latin Program – Intermediate Readings in Medieval Latin B

Instructor: Dr. Brad Phillis

Time: 10:00–noon

Location: Greve 604

June

Ongoing
(May 15-July 6)
Marco Summer Latin Program – Beginner Level

Instructor: Dr. Dylan Bloy

Time: 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Location: Greve 615

Ongoing

(May 21-June 29)

Marco Summer Latin Program – Intermediate Readings in Medieval Latin A

Instructor: Dr. Brad Phillis

Time: 1:00–3:00 pm

Location: Greve 604

Ongoing

(May 21-June 29)

Marco Summer Latin Program – Intermediate Readings in Medieval Latin B

Instructor: Dr. Brad Phillis

Time: 10:00–noon

Location: Greve 604

July

Ongoing
(May 15-July 6)
Marco Summer Latin Program – Beginner Level

Instructor: Dr. Dylan Bloy

Time: 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Location: Greve 615

 

 

Fall Semester 2018

August

 Date TBA  Graduate Student Open House

September

  Sept. 24-29  Lindsay Young Distinguished Visiting Senior Scholar 

Dr. Theresa Coletti (University of Maryland)

 

October

 Thursday
Oct. 25
 UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series

Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Bowes, Associate Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Time: 3:30 pm

Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

Thursday-Friday

Oct. 25-26

Regional Late Antiquity Consortium of the Southeast Meeting (ReLACS)

Program TBA

November

Thursday
Nov. 1
15th Annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean History and Culture

Speaker: Dr. Hussein Fancy (Dept. of History, Univ. of Michigan)

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

December

 Date TBA Marco End-of-the-Semester Holiday Potluck

 

 

Spring Semester 2019

January

February

 Friday & Saturday

Feb. 1-2

 14th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop

March

April


Past Events:

Spring Semester 2018

January

Thursday
Jan. 11
“The Ties that Bind: Emotional Bonds between Early Christian Monks and their Children” 

Public lecture by Dr. Caroline Schroeder, University of the Pacific

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

Friday
Jan. 12
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Caroline Schroeder, University of the Pacific

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Wednesday
Jan. 17
UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series

Public lecture by Dr. Sarah Kay, Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

Wednesday
Jan. 24
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Brittany Poe (History)
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall

February

Friday & Saturday
Feb. 2-3
13th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop: Transmission

Location: UT International House Great Room

Free & open to the public

Friday
Feb. 9
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Gregor Kalas, UTK

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Wednesday
Feb. 21
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Sara Ritchey (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Saturday
February 24
Medieval Day

Time: 11:00-3:00
Location: Bearden High School

 

March

Wednesday
Mar. 7
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Charles Sanft (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Monday
Mar. 26
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. David Potter, University of Michigan

Time: 1:00-2:30 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Monday
Mar. 26
UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series
Public lecture by Dr. David Potter, Francis W Kelsey Collegiate Professor of Greek and Roman History, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of Greek and Latin, University of Michigan
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library

April

Thursday

Apr. 5

East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

Bailey Young, Eastern Illinois University

“Let’s be Frank(s)! The Merovingians as the Pioneers of Medieval Europe”

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: McClung Museum Auditorium

Friday & Saturday
Apr. 6-7
15th Annual Marco Symposium: Navigating Language in the Early Islamic World
Location: UT International House (1623 Melrose Ave.)Free & open to the public
Monday
Apr. 9
Marco Graduate Colloquium

Alan Rutenberg, Office of Research

Guidelines on Pre-Doc and Post-Doc Grants

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Greve 615

 Friday
Apr. 13
Late Antiquity Seminar

Dr. Jacob Latham, UTK

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: E102 Melrose Hall

Monday

Apr. 16

Marco Graduate Colloquium

Lydia Walker, PhD Candidate, History

“The Formulation of Female Holiness and Masculine Integrity: An Examination of Lutgard of Aywières and Jacques de Vitry”

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Greve 615

Wednesday
Apr. 18
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Alison Vacca (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Wednesday
Apr. 25
Marco Graduate Fellows Evening

Featuring presentations by:

  • Katie Kleinkopf (2017-18 Haslam Dissertation Fellow)
  • Kendra Slayton (2017-18 John Hurt Fisher Memorial Prize Winner)
  • Brittany Poe (2017 Anne Marie Van Hook Memorial Prize Winner)

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library (reception to follow in Mary Greer Room)

Spring 2017

 

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