Friday, September 15, 2006

"Language and the Body"

The Rutgers University Program in Medieval Studies is pleased to announce our 2006-2007 lecture series: "Language and the Body"

Please join us for our first lecture, "Sex, Lies, and Augustine," which will be given by Virginia Burrus of Drew University. This event will take place on September 22, 2006 at 3:30 PM in the Rutgers Student Center (College Avenue), room 410 AB. A reception will follow.

Looking ahead, please consider attending the following lectures:

Dyan Elliott
Northwestern University
'The Bride of Christís Descent into Hell: Metaphor and Embodiment in
Medieval Spirituality'
October 20, 2006, 3;30 PM, Rutgers Student Center 411 ABC

Jeffrey Hamburger
Harvard University
"Representations of Reading/Reading Representations: The Female Reader from the 'Hedwig Codex' to Ch‚tillon's 'Leopoldine au Livre d'Heures'"
November 14, 2006, 4:30 PM, Zimerli Art Museum, Max Multi-Purpose Room
(Sponsored by the Art History Department and the Medieval Studies Program)

Sarah Kay
Princeton University
'Vision and the Body: The Fountain of Narcissus and Lacan's Inverted Bouquetî
February 16, 2007, 3:30 PM, Rutgers Student Center 407/ 413 (reception)


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