“The Poetics and Politics of Nature: Rethinking Alan of Lille” organized by N. Largier, F. Bezner, and Beate Kellner (LMU Munich) Dec 8 (4337 Dwinelle), 10am-4pm and Dec, 9 (5303 Dwinelle), 9.30am to 1.30pm. Lunch will be provided

The importance of the concept of nature for Medieval thought and literature is well-known but scholars have so far mostly concentrated on its philosophical, visual and literary (especially allegorical) dimensions. (more…)