Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies


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.

Middle English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Middle English Reading Group will be at 11:00 on Monday 28 July, continuing The Brut of England from page 36, line 8.

Old English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 1:00 on Tuesday 29 July in John Medley 231.

The Voyage of Saint Brendan

A paper by Professor Carolyn Dinshaw, New York University for the Medieval Round Table at 6:00 on Monday 4 August in Graduate Seminar Room 2, Old Arts.

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.