Georgia Medievalists’ Group, Spring 2019

The Martin Luther King Memorial Chapel at Morehouse University, Atlanta. (The GMG met across the street in Brawley Hall.)

Another great meeting of the Georgia Medievalists’ Group took place yesterday at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Thanks to Tom MacMaster for organizing this one. We were treated to four excellent papers, each provoking lively discussion. These were:

Cassandra Casias and Anthony Sciubba.

Anthony Sciubba, Emory University: “Mediation in the Monastic Archives of Early Medieval Africa”

Cassandra Casias.

Cassandra Casias, Emory University: “Domestic Usurpers: Slave Women in Augustine‚Äôs Sermons”

Tom MacMaster.

Thomas J. MacMaster, Morehouse College: “Looking Backwards: The Beginning of the Atlantic Slave Trade and Medieval Europe”

Andrew Kurt.

Andrew Kurt, Clayton State University: “Making and Mapping of Presbyter Johannes in East Africa”