Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Welcome

Welcome to the home page of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Melbourne. This is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programme, offering a range of courses in these areas in a series of undergraduate majors, postgraduate coursework programmes and research degrees.

The undergraduate majors, the Graduate Certificate and Diploma and the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma allow you to combine subjects from different Schools in the Arts Faculty and selected subjects from the Faculties of Music and Architecture, Building and Planning.

If you are interested in undertaking a research degree (MA or PhD), please contact staff in the relevant School.

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News and Events

There are many discussion groups, seminars and conferences in these fields: see the links under Seminars and Conferences on this page.

Old French Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old French Reading Group will be at 12:00 on Monday 4 August in Babel 511, continuing Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 1472.

Paradise Lost, Regained, Refracted: Saint Brendan's Isle and the Temporalities and Optics of Desire

A paper by Professor Carolyn Dinshaw, New York University for the Medieval Round Table at 6:00 on Monday 4 August in the South Theatre (note venue change), Old Arts.

Old English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 1:00 on Tuesday 5 August in John Medley 613.

I’ve Got You under My Skin: The Green Man, Trans-Species Bodies and Queer Worldmaking

A research seminar by Professor Carolyn Dinshaw, New York University at 6:30 on Wednesday 6 August in the 4th floor linkway, John Medley.

The Devil is in the Pamphlets: Witchcraft and Emotion in Seventeenth-Century England

A PhD completion seminar by Charlotte Millar at 5:15 on Thursday 7 August in Babel Middle Theatrette.

Eating Italian is Speaking Italian: The Language of Food in Renaissance Italy

The 2014 Walter Mangold Lecture presented by Professor Allen Grieco, Villa I Tatti Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, at 6:30 on Thursday 7 August in the Public Lecture Theatre Old Arts.