Our first meeting of the Fall Semester was held Friday, 31 August, at 3p.m. in 302 Schaeffer Hall (Commons). Minutes for this meeting are now available at this link: PDF iconMinutes-August2012.pdf

Beginning September 21, the IFGM will host an informal weekly Latin reading and palaeography workgroup. Members are encouraged to bring along their transcription or translation projects to share with the group. A projector and document camera will be available. Meetings will be held from 10:30-11:20a.m. each Friday in 3 Schaeffer Hall.

We will host two guest speakers this fall semester.

  • Wednesday, 24 October. Professor Michelle Herder (Cornell College). "The Troubles of Vilanera: Monastic Decline and Failure in Fourteenth-Century Spain." 3:00-5:00p.m., 302SH. [Facebook Event Page]

  • Friday, 9 November. Dr. Hilary E. Fox (University of Chicago). " Eadswith's Madness: Mental Illness, Self, and Community in Old English." 3:00-5:00p.m., 302SH. [Facebook Event Page] Dr. Fox's talk will be preceded by a Brown Bag Lunch with graduate students, from 1:00-2:15p.m. in 273SH (History Conference Room).

We're excited to inaugurate our IFGM Lecture Series by welcoming such accomplished scholars to campus, and hope that you will join us!