Bernstein Faculty Seminar 2014: Christine Ames

Christine Caldwell Ames

4:00 pm, Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
closed to the public

"Distance, Dissent, and Heresy: Medieval Inquisition as American History"

Christine Caldwell 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. A recipient of the USC Mortar Board Society's Excellence in Teaching Award, Professor Ames teaches various undergraduate courses on medieval European history, as well as a survey of Christianity from its origins to the present.