December 6: Carole Hillenbrand of the University of Edinburgh will deliver a lecture entitled, "Constantinople: The Medieval Muslim Perspective." The lecture will take place at 3:15 p.m. in Adorjan Hall 142. A reception will follow.
December 11: Robert Hillenbrand of the University of Edinburgh will deliver a lecture entitled, "The Uses of Light in Islamic Architecture." The lecture will take place at 3:15 p.m. in Adorjan Hall 142. A reception will follow.
January 28: Amy Boland will give a curator's talk on the exhibit, "Writing the Word of God - An Exhibition of Medieval Manuscripts in the Vatican Film Library." The talk will take place at 4:00 p.m. in the Pius XII Memorial Library. A wine and cheese reception will follow.
February 8: R3@SLU, a day-long symposium on the recent discovery of the body of King Richard III will take place at Il Monastero on the campus of Saint Louis University (3050 Olive). It will feature the team of archaeologists who uncovered the king, as well as other scholars who will address the history and literature surrounding Richard III.
February 27-March 1: The Third International Symposium on Crusade Studies will be held on the campus of Saint Louis University. Plenary speakers include Christopher Tyerman (Oxford University) and Adrian Boas (University of Haifa). For more information, see the conference website.