The First Millennium Network is pleased to announce our Spring conference: “The Materiality of Relics in the First Millennium.” This event will be held at the University of Maryland, College Park, Francis Scott Key (FSK), Room 0106, on Friday, April 13, 2018, from 9:30-5:30. The speakers for this event are as follows: Roland Betancourt (UC […]
The First Millennium Network’s Spring Seminar for 2018 will be held on Friday, February 23, at George Mason University from 9-4:15, in The Hub, Meeting Room 5. As the papers for the seminar will be pre-circulated, we ask that you register HERE **no later than Monday February 19**. A password for the readings will be distributed to […]
Mark your calendars for FMN’s works-in-progress seminar, Spring 2018 edition. Our seminar will meet in Fairfax at GMU on Friday Feb. 23 2018 from 9 to 4. Details, program, registration info to follow shortly.
To Register for the inaugural First Millennium Network Fall Seminar, please fill out this FORM. A password for the readings will be sent out via email to registered participants.
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Our next gathering will be on Tuesday, November 15th at 7pm at the Bier Baron Tavern. We will discuss Shai Secunda’s The Iranian Talmud. The focus will be the introduction, chapter 1 and chapter 5. If you do not have access to the full work, you may email Erin Galgay Walsh
Please Join us for our fall 2016 event hosted at George Mason University (October 20, 2016, 4:30pm) Re-defining Muslims and Christians in the First Millennium Janet Spittler (UVA) “Comedy and Tragedy in Early Christianity” and Maria Dakake (George Mason) “Conceiving the Religious Community: Qur’anic and Early Islamic Perspectives”
Our next meeting is Tuesday 12 January 2016 at 7:00pm, at a new venue (TBD). For this January meeting, we shall be reading Hendrik W. Dey, The Afterlife of the Roman City: Architecture and Ceremony in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (New York, 2015). Scanned selections from the book will be sent soon.
Our next WARBLS meeting will be next week on Tuesday, 17 November at 7:00pm, at a new venue, “Elephant and Castle,” at 900 – 19th St. NW, 20006 (Google Maps), conveniently situated between Farragut North (red line) and Farragut West (orange/silver/blue line) metro stations. From Farragut North, take the exit onto K St., then walk two blocks west and turn […]