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The Annual CEMERS Workshop Lecture Series
and Calender of Events

Spring 2011

Friday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. in LN-1106
Travis Bruce – Visiting Assistant Professor, CEMERS, Binghamton University
“Territoriality in the Medieval Mediterranean:
The Example of the Eleventh-Century Islamic Principality (Taifa) of Denia.”

Thursday, February 17, at 5:15 p.m. in the University Art Museum
Eleonora Stoppino – Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Paper Adventures: Marco Polo and the Circulation of Stories.”

Friday, February 25, at 1:00 p.m. in LN-1106
Leah Clark – Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Art and Design, Alfred University
“Transient Possessions: Circulation, Replication, and Transmission of Gems
and Jewels in Quattrocento Italy.”

Wednesday, March 2, at 5:15 p.m. in FA-218
Lalaine Bangilan Little – Doctoral Candidate, Art History Department,
and Graduate Research Assistant, CEMERS, Binghamton University
“Merchants, Missionaries and Kings: Christ and Commerce in Early Modern Philippine Culture.”

Wednesday, March 9, at 12:00 noon in the University Art Museum
Olivia Remie Constable – Professor, Department of History, and the Robert M. Conway
Director, Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame
“Islamic Identity and the Christian Imagination: Visions of Muslims in European Medieval Art and Texts.”

Wednesday, March 16, at 12:00 noon in the University Art Museum
Winston Black – Visiting Assistant Professor, History Department, Binghamton University
“Mother Nature, Divine Providence, and Twelfth-Century Medical Theory.”

Wednesday, March 30, at 12:00 noon in the University Art Museum
Daniel Smail – Professor, History Department, Harvard University
“Consuming Goods from Beyond the Borders:
Three Lives from Late Medieval Mediterranean Europe.”

Thursday, April 7, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Art Museum
**Annual Ferber Lecture (co-sponsored by Art History)**
Bronwen Wilson – Associate Professor, Art History Department, University of British Columbia
“Inscription, the Horizon, and Melchior Lorck’s Prospect of Constantinople.”

Wednesday, April 27, at 5:15 p.m. in FA-218
Karen-edis Barzman – Associate Professor, Art History Department,
and Director, CEMERS, Binghamton University
“The Limits of Identity: Venetian Dalmatia and the Representation of Difference.”

Friday, April 29, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in UUW-324 and 325
Symposium on Global Silk and Cotton
Co-organized by Luca Molà – Professor, History Department, European University Institute,
Florence, Italy and Giorgio Riello – Professor, History Department, Warwick University

Wednesday, May 4, at 12:00 noon in FA-218
Meisha Lohmann – Doctoral Candidate, English Department, and Graduate Research Assistant,
CEMERS, Binghamton University
“Playing in the Streets: The Production of Space and the Corpus Christi Cycle
in Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century York.”

Friday, May 6, at 1:00 p.m. in LN-1106
Junko Therese Takeda – Assistant Professor, History Department, Syracuse University
“La Pompe and Circumstance: Masquerades and the Theatrics of Mercantilism in Old Regime France.”

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