Events

 

Regularly scheduled events sponsored by working groups:

* Renaissance Studies Lunch, monthly, Mondays at noon, Thompson Room, Timothy Dwight Dining Hall (See schedule for 2016-2017 below)

* Early Modern Lunch, monthly, Thursdays 12:30, Fellows Lounge, Saybrook College

* Medieval Studies Lunch, weekly, Mondays at noon, Thompson Room, Timothy Dwight Dining Hall

* English Department Medieval & Renaissance Colloquium, monthly, Linsley-Chittenden Hall 319

* History of Art Medieval/Renaissance Forum, monthly, Loria 351

* Classics Department Greco-Roman Lunch, bi-weekly, Saybrook College Fellows’ Room

Renaissance Studies Lunch, 2016-2017

Fall 2016
 
September 26: Andrew Brown, English Department, “The Metaphysics and Politics of Ensoulment in The Faerie Queene”
 
October 17: Paola Bertucci, History Department and Program in the History of Science and Medicine, “Translating embodied skill: The politics of writing about making in Old Regime France.”
 
November 14:  Flynn Cratty,  History Department, “Notes on Ape-Chattering with a Rosary: Erasmian Humanism and the Reformation of Prayer.”
 
November 28: William Watson, Music Department, “How to Hallucinate the Sound of a
Fifteenth-Century English Rose.”
 
Spring 2017
 
February 6: Nicola Suthor, History of Art Department, “Braccelli’s Bizzarie: A Distinctive Form of Commedia dell’Arte”
 
February 27: Sue Roberts, Medieval Studies, “Surviving adversity: the Spinelli Family, 1550-1650”
 
April 3,  Alison Hadley, Italian Department (topic to be announced)
 
April 17:  Antonio Templanza, English Department (topic to be announced)
 
May 1: Daniel Moerner, Philosophy Department (topic to be announced)

 

 

Whitney Humanities Center Working Groups

Working Groups sponsored by the Whitney Humanities Center gather faculty and graduate students for reading and discussion on topics proposed by the groups themselves. They typically meet once or twice a month. The following groups of potential interest for Renaissance Studies students and faculty will be meeting in 2016–2017.

Further information on these working groups is available at the WHC website

* Ancient Philosophy

* Classics and Theory: History and Praxis

          * Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences

* Dante

* Digital Humanities

* Digital Manuscript Studies

* Early Modern Philosophy

* Medieval British Cultures

* Medieval Latin

* Medieval Song Lab

* Old English