Loyola University Chicago

Medieval Studies

Lecture series

Medieval Studies Lecture Series

...is in abeyance as we figure out how to reorganize during the pandemic.

Stay tuned! We have great plans.

Recent lecture series have covered:


2019-2020: ANIMALS in the Middle Ages

Image credit: Rochester Bestiary (c. 1230); Royal MS 12 F XIII, f. 4r


2018-2019: Medieval ENVIRONMENTS
In conjunction with the Institute for Environmental Sustainability

Medieval River image cropped to 1000X299 pixels


Night, Sleep and Dreams in Medieval Culture


2016-2017:The Supernatural in the Middle Ages



Earlier lecture series have included:

  • The Medieval CITY
  • HUMOR in the Middle Ages
  • SLAVERY and Labor
  • EAST and WEST in Medieval Culture
  • MEDIEVAL GARDENS real & imagined
  • LAST THINGS: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell
  • ENTERTAINMENT in the Middle Ages