Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Congratulations October Graduate!

Congratulations to MA student Jessica Shapiro-Weill who completed her thesis over the summer and had her degree officially conferred on October 15th.  Jessica is currently teaching at Riverdale Country School in the Bronx.  Best of luck in the future!

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Welcome Visiting Assistant Professor Jonathan Morton

Dr. Morton will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of French and Romance Philology.  This Fall he’s teaching a course on “Le Roman de la rose and Medieval Discourses of Nature.” Jonathan Morton is a Junior Research Fellow at New College, University of Oxford. He works on medieval French and Latin literature and intellectual […]

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Congratulations graduates!

Congratulations to our three graduating students in the MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies: Katy Byers, Lauren Naylor, and John Yost. Well done!

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Welcome Visiting Professor Zev Harvey

We are delighted to welcome Zev Harvey as a Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Columbia. Professor Harvey studied philosophy at Columbia University (BA, 1965; Ph.D., 1973) and taught in the Department of Philosophy at McGill University (1971-1977), before moving to Jerusalem in 1977.  He is the author of many studies on medieval and modern Jewish […]

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Welcome Visiting Scholar Michael Stolberg

The History Department is delighted to introduce their Visiting Scholar for the Fall 2012 semester,  Michael Stolberg.  Michaelis chair of the history of medicine at the University of Würzburg, Germany.  His research focuses on the history of medicine and the body in 16th- and 17th-century Germany, Italy and France.  Recent publications include Experiencing illness and […]

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Welcome new Med-Ren faculty!

We welcome three new additions to the Medieval, Renaissance and early modern faculty: Manan Ahmed has joined Columbia’s History Department as Assistant Professor.  Professor Ahmed is interested in the relationship between text, space and narrative. His work on Islam´s arrival to Sindh in the 8th century traces the longue durée history of contestations among varied […]

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Professor Emerita Caroline Bynum elected to Orden Pour le Mérite

Professor Caroline Bynum (Department of History, emerita) has been elected to the Orden Pour le Mérite. The Pour le Mérite, known informally as the Blue Max, was the Kingdom of Prussia’s highest military order for German soldiers from 1740 until the end of World War I in 1918. The award was a blue-enameled Maltese Cross […]

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Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to our graduates, Jeffery Berry and Charles Yost!

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