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After Huizinga: The Low Countries as Cradle of Spiritual Innovation in the Late Middle Ages

Apr 25 2014 2pm
Swift Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture
1025 E 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Frits van Oostrom

Utrecht University

 

Frits van Oostrom (Ultrecht University)

This public lecture is presented by the University of Chicago Divinity School. Cosponsored by the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion, the Medieval Studies Workshop, and the Lumen Christi Institute.

Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

Frits van Oostrom, University Professor at Utrecht university, is the world’s foremost scholar of medieval Dutch literature. He is past president of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, former Dean of Humanities in Leiden, has held the Erasmus chair at Harvard, and oversaw a canon for all Dutch high schools.