Upcoming Events

EAST OF BYZANTIUM LECTURE

Friday, January 29, 2021 | 3:00–4:30 PM (EST) | Zoom

SIDEWAYS-ORIENTED IMAGES OF MANICHAEAN AND ARMENIAN LITURGICAL BOOKS

Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, Northern Arizona University

A lecture exploring codicological connections between Manichaean manuscripts and Eastern Christian and Islamic manuscripts from Syro-Mesopotamia and what these similarities suggest about contact between the Manichaean communities in East Central Asia and their Mesopotamian homeland well into the medieval period.

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EAST OF BYZANTIUM LECTURE

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 | 3:00–4:30 PM (EST) | Zoom

BACK TO BYZANTIUM: TRANSLATION, LEGITIMACY, AND WORLDING ON THE BYZANTINE FRONTIER

Sergio La Porta, California State University, Fresno

A lecture discussing the translation of the martyrology of St. Step‘anos Ulnec‘i and its place in the larger Mediterranean world.

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STUDYING EAST OF BYZANTIUM VII

November 20, 2020, February 26, 2021, June 3–4, 2021 | Virtual (with possible live final event at Tufts University, Medford, MA)

STUDYING EAST OF BYZANTIUM VII: IN CONVERSATION WITH ANTI-RACISM, PANDEMIC, AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY

Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, Northern Arizona University
Sergio La Porta, California State University, Fresno

A three-part workshop that intends to bring together doctoral students studying the Christian East to discuss how the events of 2020—from the intensified conservations about systemic racism and economic inequality stemming acts of police violence on Black men and women in the United States to the dramatic changes to life and work brought about by the coronavirus pandemic—have impacted their research with a diverse group of colleagues and senior specialists in the field. Participation is limited to 10 students. Those interested in attending should submit a C.V. and 200-word abstract no later than Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

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