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