In addition to Medieval Lunch, Medieval Studies students participate in and organize a wide range of working groups. Those currently running are listed here: to suggest additions or updates, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Language reading groups
Old Norse. Meets most Wednesdays at 1pm. All are welcome–no previous experience with Old Norse required! Contact: Larissa Tsukamoto.
Medieval Latin. Meets on Zoom at 4pm every other Wednesday, starting Sept. 9. We will be starting with sight , but do not be intimidated– all levels of are more than welcome. Camaraderie has long been a hallmark of the group and I hope that we can continue this friendly, supportive environment digitally. Contact: Kristen Herdman.
Syriac. Mondays, 9:30-10:20, held on Zoom. Those interested should email Prof. van Bladel (
Workshops and working groups
Medieval History Graduate Working Group. Meets weekly or semi-weekly to discuss pre-circulated graduate student work focused on medieval history, broadly construed. Contact: Alex Peña.
Colloquium on Textual Editing. Meets four times a semester for presentations on various aspects of textual editing. Contact: Carson Koepke.