Every year MEMS sponsors at least four lectures by prominent visiting scholars in all disciplines. Recent lecturers have included Leonard Barkan, Kathleen Biddick, Caroline Walker Bynum, Charles Donahue, Elizabeth Eisenstein, Walter Melion, Ulrich Langer, Douglas Biow, Marcia Colish, Albert Ascoli, and Genevra Kornbluth. All lectures are open to the public. MEMS also arranges occasions for conversation between graduate students and its distinguished visitors. To view the current schedule of events, follow the Events link.