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Medieval Studies 50th Anniversary Celebration

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Kaufman Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall room G64

Please join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University. Our celebration will include a roundtable discussion of the program's history, honors for the charter members of the program, and a keynote address by Don Randel (Chairman of the Board of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences).


Monday, May 9, 2016

Kaufman Auditorium, G64 Goldwin Smith


3:30 – 3:45

Opening Remarks, David S. Powers, Program Director


3:45-4:30: Roundtable Discussion on the Establishment and Early Years of the Program

Alice-Colby Hall (Romance Studies)

Arthur Groos (German Studies)

Thomas Dana Hill (English)


4:30-5:00: Ceremony Honoring Charter Members of the Program

Brian Tierney (History)

Jim John (History)

Alice-Colby Hall (Romance Studies)



Keynote Speech

Don Randel (Chairman of the Board of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences)

“What’s the Middle Ages Got to Do with It?”



Reception in Klarman Atrium

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Don Randel

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Klarman Atrium, 6pm-7pm

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