The Medieval Studies program at St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo has released its upcoming lecture series.

The initial event will also represent the launch of Dr. Steven Bednarski’s new book, A Poised Past. All are welcome to attend on Thursday October 23 at 4:30pm in the University of Waterloo bookstore. A selection of refreshments will be available during this riveting look back at 14th century medieval women, female agency, kin networks, solidarity, sex, sickness, medicine, and law.

Future events include:

  • Thurs. Nov. 13, 4:30-6:00 – Dr. Isabelle Cochelin from the University of Toronto, “New Perspectives on the History of Medieval Western Monasticism.” SJU 3027
  • Thurs. Feb. 5, 4:30-6:00 – Dr. Richard Greenfield from Queen’s University, “Maxing the Sanctity: Maximos Kavsokalyvites and his Fourteenth-Century Athonite Hagiographers.” Location TBA
  • Thurs. Mar. 12, 4:30-6:00 – Dr. Sara M. Butler from Loyola University, New Orleans, “Anatomy of a Crime: Death Investigation in Medieval England.” Location TBA