University Pompeu Fabra will hold next July 31st the International Colloquium New Perspectives on Gender Studies: Islamic Masculinities Past and Present, with Dr. Linda G. Jones (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Ozgen Felek (Yale University), Marta Bosch Vilarubies (Universitat de Barcelona) and Dr. Amanullah De Sondy (University College Cork).

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Next Wednesday 19th, Carolina Losada (Universidad de Buenos Aires) will give a lecture about ‘New Perspectives about San Vincent Ferrer’s preaching’ at University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Campus Ciutadella, Jaume I Building, Room 20.237). Dr. Oriol Catalán (UPF) will response to Losada’s talk, trying to open a debate about Vicente Ferrer’s preaching. The debate will be presented by Dr. Linda G. Jones (UPF). Free assistance. More information.

Oriol Catalán will participate next Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th in the 7th International Meeting in Lleida with two papers. One of them devoted to the speeches by Giovanni Maria Gatto, O.P. and another devoted to Digital Humanities, a project to digitize Hispanic sermons. The program here.

The 3rd ARDIT International Congress is devoted to Transgression, Exclussion and Persecution in the Middle Ages. Linda G. Jones will present the paper “‘Oh! Slave girl. You reside among the Christians; You must be one of them': Rhetorical Mechanisms of Social Exclusion and Transgression in the Sermons of Medieval Mediterranean Muslim Preachers” next Wednesday 17th, and Lidia Negoi will present the paper “The enemy within: Heretics in the Sermons of Nicholas Eymerich, OP” next Thursday 18th. For more information, see the program.

Next Thursday, 11 May, Dr. Linda G. Jones, member of PredMed, will present the lecture “Images of Women, Men, and Marriage in Islamic Nuptial Orations” at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies that will take place at Kalamazoo. More information