October 2, Professor Leonard Barkan, Comparative Literature Department, Princeton University: "Shakespeare, Food, and Me: On Daring to Write a Memoire." Northen Auditorium, 7:00 PM. Co-sponsored by MRST and Phi Beta Kappa.
March 25, Professor A. C. Spearing, English Department, University of Virginia: "The Book of Margery Kempe." Elrod Commons 345, 4:00 PM.
May 4, Professor Annabelle Wharton, Art Department, Duke University: "Holy Sepulcres: Jerusalem, London and Orlando." Northen Auditorium, 7:00 PM. Co-sponsored by MRST and the University Lectures Committee
May 5, Professor Kalman Bland, Religion Department, Duke University: "Jewish Reactions to Islam in Medieval Spain." Science Center 214, 7:00 PM. Co-sponsored by MRST, the Department of Religion, and the Weinstein Fund.
May 17, Professor Frank Grady, English Department, University of Missouri, "The Salvation of the Heathen: Some Strategies for Pulling it Off." Science Center A-114, 7:00 PM.
MRST Luncheons (held at noon in the Chavis Room of the Elrod Commons):
October 23: Professor David Peterson, History Department, presenting on the Medieval Academy's CARA Conference in Toronto on team teaching and interdisciplinary programs.
November 13: Natalie Deibel, MRST major, presenting on her Senior Honors Thesis on Queen Margaret of Anjou and the Wars of the Roses.
December 5: Professor Cristina Cervone, English Department, presenting on "Incarnational Poetics and the Charters of Christ."
January 22: Rory Gray, MRST major, presenting on his Senior Honors Thesis on "The Elizabethan Succession Crisis 1558-1600."
March 5: Professor Genelle Gertz-Robinson, English Department, presenting on "Quaker Women in the Maltese Inquisition, 1659-1662."
March 25: Professor Areli Marina, Art Department, presenting on "The Invention of the Piazza: Parma and its Cathedral Square in the Thirteenth Century."
April 23: luncheon discussion with President Burish on the MRST Program.
May 13: Matthew McDermott, MRST major, presenting on his Senior Thesis on "Hasty Oaths and Their Role in the Morte D'Arthur's System of Trouthe and Trason."