The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce the final lecture in its 2014-2015 lecture series.
On December 1, 2014, at 6:15 pm at the Harvard Faculty Club, Dr. Warren Woodfin (Queens College, City University of New York) will present “Transfiguration and Transformation: Thoughts on the Vatican Sakkos and Byzantine Hesychasm.” Dr. Woodfin will discuss the Vatican sakkos, one of the three surviving late Byzantine episcopal sakkoi with figural embroidery, within the context of the spiritual movements of the fourteenth century, in particular the complex of devotional and theological developments known as Hesychasm. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Harvard University Standing Committee on Medieval Studies.
Please join us for a reception following the lecture.
Monday, December 1, 2014, at 6:15 pm
Harvard Faculty Club
20 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
The lecture is free and open to the public.