Online Lecture: Chôra and the Creation of Sacred Space in Byzantine Architecture

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce the final lecture in its 2022–2023 lecture series.

Thursday, March 30, 2023 | 12:00 PM EDT | Zoom
Chôra and the Creation of Sacred Space in Byzantine Architecture
Jelena Bogdanović, Vanderbilt University

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 49th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference

As part of its ongoing commitment to Byzantine studies, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 49th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference to be held at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, October 26–29, 2023. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies.

The conference will be in-person only.

Session proposals must be submitted through the Mary Jaharis Center website. The deadline for submission is April 3, 2023.

Online Classical Arabic and Summer Language Courses at CUA

Dear friends,

I'm happy to share with you the 2023 summer language offerings of Catholic University's Semitics Department in Arabic, Syriac, Coptic, Armenian, and Ethiopic, all taught online for ease of student access.

I'll be teaching introductory Classical Arabic. All our courses are great opportunities for interested students to get a solid grounding in a new research language.

Belfast Summer School in Ancient Languages - On line and in person

The eighth Belfast Summer School in ancient languages will take place in July and August 2023. Students can attend in person at Queen’s University Belfast between Monday 17th and Friday 21st of July, or virtually on Zoom between Monday 24th of July, and Friday 4th of August.

Courses are available in Latin, Classical Greek, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Biblical Hebrew, Classical Arabic, and Old English.


ENROLL AT: Belfast Summer School


ONLY 15 DAYS LEFT! Call For Contributions: “Medieval Borders and the Environment” (provisional title) (Brill)

ONLY 15 DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT FOR THE VOLUME “Medieval Borders and the Environment” (Brill)!

Please send a 200-300 word abstract of your proposed essay, and a brief introduction of yourself, to elisa.ramazzina@unipv.it

!!!!! PLEASE, NOTE: The abstracts should demonstrate how you are going to treat the "border(s)" topic in relation to the environment (nature, the elements, including elemental and humoral theories, or urb


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