Public Lecture by Frits van Oostrom: “After Huizinga”

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April 25, 2014
May 27, 2014
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A public lecture at the Divinity School by Frits van Oostrom, University Professor at Utrecht University: "After Huizinga: The Low Countries as Cradle of Spiritual Innovation in the Late Middle Ages." 

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.

Cosponsored by the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion, the Medieval Studies Workshop, and the Lumen Christi Institute.

Recorded in Swift Hall on April 25, 2014