Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Lecture on Medieval History: February 26

The Department of History’s European Colloquium
Invites you to join us for a talk by

Atria A. Larson

"A Treatise in the Spirit of its Age: Universality, Individualism, and Dynamism in Gratian's Tractatus de penitentia (ca. 1133-1140)."

Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 4 p.m.
History Department Lounge
3702 Posvar Hall

Atria Larson is writing her dissertation “Gratian’s Tractatus de penitentia: A Textual Study and Intellectual History” at The Catholic University of America, where she has focused on Medieval history, philosophy, and theology. She is a co-editor with Uta-Renate Blumenthal and Kenneth Pennington of Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, and the author of several articles, including: “Bestowing Pardon and Favor: Emperor Henry III’s Pardons in Context,” (forthcoming); “Early Stages of Gratian’s Decretum and the Second Lateran Council: A Reconsideration,” (2007), and “The Evolution of Gratian’s Tractatus de penitentia” (2006).

Please join us for an engaging talk and refreshments.

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