Apr 13 2016
"The Vineyard and the Drunken Man"

"The Vineyard and the Drunken Man"

Presented by History Center, Department of History at Tapp's Arts Center

Please join us on Wednesday, April 13, for our second Faculty Spotlight lecture, featuring Associate Professor, Christine Ames, who will be presenting “The Vineyard and the Drunken Man: Wine, Sin, and the Complexities of Christianity in the Middle Ages.”  The event will be at 6:00 in the Fountain Room at Tapp’s Art Center and will offer a cash bar.

Dr. Ames is a historian of medieval Europe with a particular interest in the history of Christianity, heresy and inquisition, and inter-religious relations. Her articles have appeared in The American Historical Review, Heresis, History Compass, and Comitatus, and her book Righteous Persecution: Inquisition, Dominicans, and Christianity in the Middle Ages was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2009.  She is also currently working on two books.  One a textbook for the Cambridge Medieval Textbooks series and the other,  Blood of the Vine: A Religious History of Wine in Medieval Europe, for which she spent  2011-2012 in  Bordeaux, France, as a Fulbright Research Scholar.


Wednesday, April  13

Tapp’s Arts Center Fountain Room

1644 Main Street


Admission Info


Phone: 803-777-5195

Dates & Times

2016/04/13 - 2016/04/13

Location Info

Tapp's Arts Center

1644 Main Street , Columbia, SC