The Iowa Forum for Graduate Medievalists is pleased to announce that the University of Iowa will host two guest medieval historians this spring semester.

  • Thursday, 7 March. Professor Richard C. Hoffmann (York University, Toronto). "Higher Authority: the State, Private Rights, and the 'Common Good' in Late Medieval Resource Management." 4:00-6:00p.m., UCC1117. [Facebook Event Page]
  • Thursday, 7 March. Medievalist Pot Luck Dinner. Open to all history graduate students and medievalist faculty. 6:15p.m., 1415 Cedar Street. Please RSVP to
  • Friday, 8 March. "Possible Sources for Environmental History" Roundtable Discussion. With Professor Richard C. Hoffmann (York University, Toronto), Tyler Priest (University of Iowa), Constance H. Berman (University of Iowa) and James Giblin (University of Iowa). 1:00-2:00p.m., 280 SH. [Facebook Event Page]
  • Thursday, 2 May. Professor Christopher Schabel (University of Cyprus). "Pope Honorius III (1216-27) and the Greek East." 4:00-6:00p.m., 302 SH. [Facebook Event Page]

We're excited to welcome such interesting scholars to campus, and hope that you will join us!