Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages all employees to work remotely.

Our offices in the Douglass Building are closed to the public, but you can reach the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies by contacting Division Director Ute Lotz-Heumann any time by email at ulotzh@arizona.edu or by phone at 520-621-1541 (please leave a voice message and we will get back to you as soon as possible).

The Annual Town and Gown Lecture with Professor Stuart Schwartz, Yale University, has been postponed. The new date is October 20, 2020.

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Summer Lecture Series

Every year in August, Division graduate students present a series of community lectures at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church in Tucson. Please see below for the list of annual topics since this tradition was established in 1990.

2019     News and Propaganda in the Early Modern Period

2018     Religious War Beyond the Battlefield in the Reformation Era

2017    The Aftermath of the Reformation: Women, Minorities, Refugees, and the Demand for Social Justice 

2016     European Catholicism in the Late Middle Ages

2015     Protestantism and the Anglican Church in the Seventeenth Century

2014     Keeping Time in Early Modern Europe

2013     Holy Terror: Interpretation of Natural Disasters

2012    Voices for Peace in a War-Filled Age


2010    The West is Not Immune:  Religion and Violence in Early Modern Europe

2009    Pilgrimage

2008    ‘Make disciples of all nations:’ European Christian Missionaries Reach into the World

2007    Scorned and Driven Out: Religious Refugees in the North American Colonies

2006    The Church Calendar

2005    The Good Book: The English Bible during the Reformation Era

2004    Minority Voices Within England

2003    The Anglican Church in Queen Elizabeth’s time

2002    The English Reformation

2001    Not Only Protestants Had A Reformation: The Catholic Reformation of the Sixteenth Century

2000    Reforming the Clergy, Controlling the Clergy: Priests, Pastors and Religious Conflict, 1500-1600

1999    The Suffering of God, the Purity of the Church, and the Plight of Christendom in the Middle Ages

1998    Success and Failure: The Reception of the Reformation in Germany and England

1997    Visions of the End: Hell and Heaven in Medieval and Reformation Europe

1996    Roads to the Reformation

1995    Christianity and the Common Man: Popular Religion in Medieval and Reformation Europe

1994    Before ‘Politically Correct’: Martin Luther and our Daunting Demons

1993    Listening to Luther: Contemporary Issues in Historical Perspective

1992    Ecstasy and Eschatology: Mystics and Prophets in the Later Middle Ages

1990    History, Heresy, and Heritage


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The Division for Late Medieval
and Reformation Studies
Douglass 315
P.O.Box 210028
Tucson, AZ 85721-0028
Tel: (520) 621-1284