The 2016 Conway Lecture series, “Religious Ritual and Prayers for the Dead in the Medieval University of Paris,” will be delivered by William J. Courtenay, professor emeritus of history, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will offer three lectures; the first of which will be followed by a reception:
“Candles for Our Lady: Arts Faculty Nations as Confraternities”
Thursday, September 29
“Gaudy Night: Colleges and Prayers for the Dead”
Tuesday, October 4
“A Hidden Presence: Women and the University of Paris”
Thursday, October 6
In 2002, the Medieval Institute inaugurated a lecture series in honor of Robert M. Conway, a 1966 graduate of Notre Dame, trustee of the University, and long-time friend and supporter of the Medieval Institute. Read more about the annual Conway Lectures.