Aristotelian Meteorology: Fire Dragons, Blood Rains, and Comets

Friday March 2nd, 6:15pm – 7:30pm,West Norman Public Library, 300 Norman Center Ct., Norman

“Aristotelian Meteorology: Fire Dragons, Blood Rains, and Comets”presented by Rienk Vermij, Professor, History of Science, University of Oklahoma.

Conversion to Judaism in 17th Century Amsterdam: The Tragic Story of Uriel da Costa, Thursday, February 8, 6:15-7:30 pm

Thursday (special day), February 8, 6:15-7:30 pm
300 Norman Center Ct, Norman, Oklahoma 73072
Yael Lavender-Smith, “Conversion to Judaism in 17th Century Amsterdam: The Tragic Story of Uriel da Costa”
Professor, Hebrew Studies, Modern Languages Department, University of Oklahoma

"Water, Power & Beauty: Aqueducts & Fountains in Medieval Italy " Friday, Dec. 1, 6:15 p.m.

Dr. Roberta Magnusson presents "Water, Power, and Beauty: Aqueducts and Fountains in Medieval Italy"
West Norman Public Library, 300 Norman Center Ct., Friday Dec. 1, 6:15 - 7:30 pm
The Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series is cosponsored by the OU Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Come learn more about the middle ages just for the fun of learning! No papers, no tests, just interesting information about life long ago.


"Jewish and Christian minorities in the mediæval Islamic world," Friday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.

Presented by D Gershon Lewental, PhD, Israel Institute visiting assistant professor and teaching fellow, Departments of International & Area Studies and History, University of Oklahoma,

“Science, Sheep Gut, and Souls: A Brief History of Medieval and Renaissance Strings

Aug. 25: John McWilliams, Professor of Natural Science, Oklahoma Baptist University

Free Lecture Series: Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:15 p.m.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Medieval Mythology Presented by Professor Joyce Coleman, University of Oklahoma Rudolph C. Bambas Professor of Medieval English Literature & Culture and Director of the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies.

Free Lecture Series: Friday, March 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Astro Arabic Astrology in Medieval Europe: Texts and Practices When: March 3, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Location: Norman Public Library West at 300 Norman Center Ct., Norman, OK 73072

Free Lecture Series: Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

How St. Francis and the Franciscans Changed the Medieval World, Norman Public Library West (300 Norman Center Ct.) Emily Graham, Ph.D., OSU Dept. of History

Free Lecture Series: Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Walking the Camino de Santiago in 2015 and 2016, through a Professional Medievalist’s Eyes, Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court, Norman, OK 73072, Joseph M. Sullivan, Ph.D., OU Dept. of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics


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