Global Medieval Studies Workshop Series 2021-2022

The Global Medieval Studies workshop series highlights the range of scholarship taking place at Rutgers, where medievalists pursue research across an incredible array of geographies, cultures, and languages. This year, faculty and graduate students from Art History, AMESALL, Asian Languages and Cultures, English, Italian, Jewish Studies, and Religion will come together to present new work. Fall events will be held remotely; please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information about Zoom links. These events are open to faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. Click on headings to read more about individual research projects.

  • The Body

    The Body

    Speakers: Mary Alcaro, Jessey Choo, Haruko Wakabayashi
    Date: Wednesday, September 22nd, 1pm
    Location: Remote
  • Periodization/Diachronicity


    Speakers: Paul Schalow, Tamara Sears, Erik Wade
    Date: Friday, October 22nd, noon
    Location: Remote
  • Ritual and Religion I

    Ritual and Religion I

    Speakers: Tia Kolbaba, Gary Rendsburg
    Date: Friday, November 12th, 1pm
    Location: Remote
  • Poetics and Incantation

    Poetics and Incantation

    Speakers: Charles Häberl, Stacy Klein, Paolo Scartoni
    Date: Wednesday, February 9th, 1pm
  • Ritual and Religion II

    Ritual and Religion II

    Speakers: Paola Tartakoff, Erik Thunø, Sara Varanese
    Date: Wednesday, March 23rd, 1pm
  • Culminating Roundtable

    Culminating Roundtable

    Date: Thursday, April 28th, noon
    Location: zoom

Workshop Series