The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events


The moderators of Friends of the Saints seminars in late antique, medieval and early modern hagiography and religious history at the CUNY Graduate Center are pleased to invite you to a “Byzantine Spring 2017” of talks on Byzantine religious/saintly subjects as follows:

Friday February 10, 7:00 pm: David A. Heayn (GC History Ph.D. Candidate): A Case study Byzantine monasticism in two Anatolian provinces, c. 500-700

Friday March 10, 7:00 pm: Professor John F. Haldon (Shelby Cullom Davis ’30 Professor of European History, Professor of Byzantine History and Hellenic Studies, Princeton University NJ): The Cults of Saint Theodore the General and Saint Theodore the Recruit of Euchaita in Byzantine Asia Minor

Friday April 28, 7:00 pm: Dr. Dina Boero (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University, NJ): The Cults of Stylite Saints Symeon the Elder and the Younger in Late Antique Syria

Unless otherwise announced or advertised, all seminars will take place at the Pearl Kibre Medieval Study, Room 5105, on the 5th floor of the CUNY Graduate Center, at 365 Fifth Avenue and 34th Street, New York City.  

For further information please contact Leah Hanlon