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Cornell Medieval Studies Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Please join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University. Our celebration will include a roundtable discussion of the program’s history, honors for the charter members of the program, and a keynote address by Don Randel (Chairman of the Board of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences).

Details are available at this page.

Simon Doubleday, “The Wise King’s Nightmare” [April 7]

Hispanic Studies invites you to “The Wise King’s Nightmare,” a lecture by Simon Doubleday (Hofstra University), Thursday, April 7, 4:30 p.m., Klarman Hall room KG42. Reception to follow.

Doubleday is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at Hofstra University, founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies, president of the American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain, and author of The Wise King: A Christian Prince, Muslim Spain and the Birth of the Renaissance (Basic Books, 2015).

For more information contact Simone Pinet at simone.pinet@cornell.edu.

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Studies and the Medieval Studies Program.

Medieval Studies Fall Reception, Friday, August 28

Welcome to Fall Semester! Please reserve the date for our Fall Reception, Friday August 28 from 4:30pm, in the Ruth Woolsey Findley History of Art Gallery (in the Goldwin Smith Hall basement, just down the hall from Temple of Zeus). Meet Professor David Powers, the new Director of the Medieval Studies Program, as well as new and returning Medieval Studies students and faculty. Family and everyone welcome; some drinks and snacks will be provided.  We look forward to seeing everyone!