Marco Institute News

UT’s Marco Institute to Host Manuscript Workshop Feb. 3–4

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UT Knoxville will host its seventh manuscript workshop February 3–4. The workshop, “Readers,” will be held in Room 440 of the Haslam Business Building both days and is free and open to the public.

UT’s Marco Institute History Lecture Explores ‘Phantom’ Spanish Archive

Historian Paul Freedman of Yale University will deliver the annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean History and Culture at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 13, at the Black Cultural Center at UT Knoxville. Freedman’s lecture is titled “A Phantom Spanish Archive: The Past Slips Through Our Fingers,” and is presented by UT’s Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Marco Institute to Host Symposium on Medieval Gardens

“Gardens, Real and Imagined” is the topic of a symposium to be hosted by the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UT Knoxville March 10-12. The symposium will be held at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, 1640 Cumberland Ave.

UT’s Marco Institute History Lecture Asks “Who’s That Girl?”

Historian Cynthia Robinson of Cornell University will deliver the annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean History and Culture at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Hodges Library auditorium at UT Knoxville. Robinson’s lecture is titled “Who’s That Girl?: Cross-Cultural Narrative, Mysticism and the Lady on the Alhambra Ceilings,” and is presented by UT’s Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Marco Institute to Host Symposium on Medieval France

“The Building Blocks of France” is the topic of a symposium hosted by UT Knoxville’s Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, March 26 – 27, at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. The interdisciplinary academic symposium will explore some of the historical, literary and cultural aspects of medieval France.