“Medieval Masterpieces” Spring Lecture Series in Albuquerque, April 16-19, 2012

This year’s Spring Lecture Series by the Institute for Medieval Studies is “Medieval Masterpieces,” April 16-19, 2012.  All of the lectures will be at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Woodward Hall, Room 101; a concert by the UNM Early Music Ensemble on Thursday will be in Keller Hall. Here’s the schedule:

Monday, April 16, 7:15 p.m.
Twelfth-Century Masterpieces of Illumination: The Giant Bibles of Romanesque England–Christopher de Hamel, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Tuesday, April 17, 5:15 p.m.
Boethius’s “Consolation of Philosophy” and Its Influence in the Middle Ages–Philip Edward Phillips, Middle Tennessee State University

Tuesday, April 17, 7:15 p.m.
The Bayeux Tapestry: A Medieval Network–Martin Foys, Drew University

Wednesday, April 18, 5:15 p.m.
Beowulf: Not Just Legends in the Named Lands of the North–Michael Drout, Wheaton College, Massachusetts

Wednesday, April 18, 7:15 p.m.
Illuminated Animals and God in Medieval England–Christopher de Hamel

Thursday, April 19, 5:15 p.m. (in Keller Hall)
Masterpieces of Medieval Music–Concert by the UNM Early Music Ensemble, directed by Colleen Sheinberg

Thursday, April 19, 7:15 p.m.
The Mysterious Maker of a Medieval Masterpiece: Gislebertus of Autun—Doer or Donor?–Linda Seidel, University of Chicago

I’m having fun–come on along!