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2017-18 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.

Fall Semester 2017

August

Friday
Aug. 25
Late Antiquity Seminar
Discussion of Dr. Alison Vacca’s essay, “A Conquest Koine: The Oral and Written Transmission of Reports on the Islamic Conquest of Duin”
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: Melrose E-102
Tuesday
Aug. 29
Graduate Student Info Meeting / Meet & Greet
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Greve 615

September

Ongoing
Sep. 5-21
“Here I Stand: Martin Luther, the Reformation and its Consequences” Exhibit
Location:
2nd Floor, Hodges Library
Wednesday
Sep. 6
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Sep. 13
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Sep. 13
Marco Advisory Board Meeting
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Mary Greer Room, 2nd floor, Hodges Library (across from Circulation Desk)
Friday
Sep. 15
Late Antiquity Seminar
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: Melrose E-102
Tuesday
Sep. 19
Marco Graduate Colloquium
Professor Dawn Coleman (English) will talk about her Digital Humanities work with Melville’s Marginalia Online
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Greve 615
Wednesday
Sep. 20
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Sep. 21
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location: Greve 615

Thursday
Sep. 21
Panel Discussion: “Here I Stand: Martin Luther, the Reformation and its Consequences”
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Location: Hodges Library, room 605
Featuring:

  • Robert Bast (History)
  • Adrian DelCaro (MFLL, German)
  • Sarah Eldridge (MFLL, German)
  • Timothy Hiles (Art & Art History)
  • Edie Johnson (Music)
  • Anne-Hélène Miller (MFLL, French)
  • Stefanie Ohnesorg (MFLL, German)
  • Tina Shepardson (Religious Studies)
  • Maria Stehle (MFLL, German)

Representatives from the UT Letterpress Studio will be present before and after the panel discussion to do a shop printing of cards with expressions by Martin Luther.

Wednesday
Sep. 27
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Sep. 27
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Manuela Ceballos (Religious Studies)
“Ink and Blood: Transmission and Circulation in the Early Modern Western Mediterranean”Time: 3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Thursday
Sep. 28
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

October

Wednesday
Oct. 4
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Oct. 5
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Oct. 11
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Oct. 12
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Oct. 18
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Oct. 19
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Oct. 19
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Raffaella Cribiore (Professor of Classics, New York University)
“Books Unfinished, Disseminated, Lost, Stolen: Accidents of Publication in the Eastern Roman World”
Time: 3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Wednesday
Oct. 25
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Oct. 26
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Oct. 25
AfterWars Research Seminar: “Someone Else’s Story: Cooperation, Codices, and the Crusades in Twelfth-Century Flanders”
Brad Phillis, History/Humanities CenterTime: 4:00 pm
Location: UTHC Seminar Room E102 (3rd Floor Melrose Hall)
Wednesday
Oct. 25
14th Annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean Culture and History

Dr. Núria Silleras-Fernández, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Talk Title: “The Crown of Aragon and the Mediterranean: Politics, Gender, and Culture”
Time: 5:30 pm
Location:
Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library (a reception will follow in the atrium outside the auditorium)

Thursday
Oct. 26
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

November

Wednesday
Nov. 1
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Nov. 1
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Brad Phillis (History)
Time: 3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Thursday
Nov. 2
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Nov. 2
UT English Department’s Literature, Criticism, and Textual Studies Speaker Series: “Shylock in the Archives”

Dr. Steven Mullaney
Professor of English at the University of Michigan
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Hodges Library Auditorium

Nov. 7-15 Lindsay Young Distinguished Visiting Senior Scholar
Brenda Bolton, emerita professor of Medieval History at the University of London (Queen Mary & Westfield College), will be on campus.
Tuesday
Nov. 7
Marco Graduate Colloquium
Professor Hillary Havens (English) will discuss her digital paleography projects
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Greve 615
Wednesday
Nov. 8
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Nov. 9
Lindsay Young Distinguished Visiting Senior Scholar Lecture
Brenda Bolton, Emerita, University of London
Talk Title: “’Last Days’: The Death and After-Life of Pope Innocent III (1198–1216)”
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: McClung Tower 1210/1211
Friday
Nov. 10
Late Antiquity Seminar
Dr. Ben Graham, Assistant Professor of History, University of Memphis
Time:
3:30-5:00 pm
Location:
Melrose E-102
Tuesday
Nov. 14
Lunch Seminar with Lindsay Young Distinguished Senior Scholar Brenda Bolton
“Eugenius III: a deeply practical pope”
Time:
12:00-1:15 pm
Location: International House Community Room
Limited space. Please RSVP to marco@utk.edu.
Wednesday
Nov. 15
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Nov. 16
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Wednesday
Nov. 29
Medieval Latin Sight-Reading Group

Time: 2:20-3:20 pm
Location:
Greve 615

Thursday
Nov. 30
Medieval Occitan Reading Group

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location:
Greve 615

 

December

Wednesday
Dec. 6
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Stephen Collins-Elliott (Classics)Time: 3:30-4:30
Location:
E308 Melrose Hall
Thursday
Dec. 7
Annual Marco End-of-the-Semester Holiday Potluck

Time: 11:45 am – 2:00 pm

Location: Marco lounge

Friday
Dec. 8
Late Antiquity Seminar
Dr. Stephen Collins-Elliott (Classics) will present his recent workTime: 12:30-2:00 pm
Location:
Melrose E-102

Spring Semester 2018

January

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. 17
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Brittany Poe (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall

February

Friday & Saturday
Feb. 2-3
13th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop: Transmission
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
Wednesday
Mar. 21
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Maura Lafferty (Classics)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
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

Friday & Saturday
Apr. 6-7
15th Annual Marco Symposium: Navigating Language in the Early Islamic World
Image: C 240 (obv), The David Collection, Copenhagen. Photo: Pernille Klemp.
Wednesday
Apr. 18
UT Humanities Center “Transmissions” Research Seminar
Alison Vacca (History)
Title TBA
Time:
3:30-4:30
Location:
E102 Melrose Hall
Date TBA Marco Graduate Fellows Evening

Featuring presentations by:

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

 

Summer 2018

May

Dates TBA
(mid-May)
Marco Summer Latin Program
Beginner Level

June

All month Marco Summer Latin Program

Beginner Level (continued)
Intermediate Readings
Advanced Readings

July

 Dates TBA Marco Summer Latin Program

Beginner Level (continued)
Intermediate Readings (continued)
Advanced Readings (continued)


Past Events:

Spring 2017

 

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