31 May UCSB Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference
Keynote: Professor William Tronzo (UC San Diego)
Saturday, May 31 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AM
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6020
The Medieval Studies Program at UCSB presents an interdisciplinary graduate student conference focused on the theme of “Movement and Mobility in the Middle Ages.” Professor William Tronzo (UC San Diego) will deliver the keynote address on “Justinian’s Hagia Sophia, restlessness, angels, and oblivion.” Paper presentations begin at 9 a.m., with panels on “Culture: The Transformation of Images and Tropes,” “Identity: Exploring Confession, Status, and Disability,” and “Power: The Politics of Movement.”
Sponsored by Department of Comparative Literature, Department of French and Italian, Department of History, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Graduate Division, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, and the Medieval Studies Program.