Monday, February 15, 2010

Renaissance Events in New York

Monday, February 15
The Heyman Center for the Humanities
BLAIR WORDEN (Royal Holloway, London)
"Puritanism, Liberty, and the English Civil Wars"
6:15pm
Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor Common Room

Wednesday, February 17
Medieval Studies University Seminar
WILLIAM CAFERRO (Vanderbilt)
"Petrarch's War and the Meaning of Florentine Wages at the Time of the
Black Death"
6:00 PM
523 Butler Library. If you do not have access to the library you must RSVP
to attend: Liam Moore, (917) 847-0107 or wrm2002@columbia.edu

Thursday, February 18 [at CUNY]
The Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance
CLARE CARROLL (CUNY-Queens College/Graduate School)
"Female Fortitude: A Memoir on Princess Clementina Sobrieski"

Friday, February 19
The Sixth Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference
FEAR AND LOATHING: ENCOUNTERING THE OTHER IN ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND
at Harvard University
Sixth Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference
Harvard University
To register please email harvardanglosaxon@gmail.com, and indicate
whether you will attend lunch and dinner

Tuesday, February 23
Barnard Translation Studies Research Group
Sonia Velazquez (Princeton)
"Writing the Outsider: Perspectives from Spain" [on Cervantes]
6 PM
Ella Weed Room, Milbank Hall.
This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Mellon
Foundation. Phone: (212)854-5321. Email: barnardtranslation@gmail.com

Wednesday, February 24
The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
DANIEL DONOGHUE (Harvard)
"Reading Poems with Anglo-Saxon Eyes"
5.30 pm
523 Butler Library
Reception to follow
Co-Sponsored by the Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Friday, February 26 [at CUNY]
MEDIEVAL DEVOTION: PERFORMATIVE READING AND VISUALITY
Jessica Brantley (Yale)
"Sir Thopas and the Devotional Reader"
Marlene Hennessy (Hunter College, CUNY)
"London, British Library, Egerton MS 1821 and the Late Medieval Somatic Book"
Pamela Sheingorn (CUNY Graduate Center)
ìHearing an Illuminated Manuscript: The Role of the Auditory System in
Performative ReadingĂ®
2-4 pm
Room C-202,CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave
(Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow)

1 Comments:

Blogger Kristina said...

May I also suggest the following art lecture and museum exhibit at Queens College, CUNY?

Lecture by Joni Hand (Art): "Reading Between the Lines: Women and Identity in Early Modern Books." Joni Hand (Art). Wednesday, February 24, 12:15 pm, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Klapper Hall 405, Queens College.

Offered in conjunction with the museum exhibit "Scholars, Explorers, Priests: How the Renaissance Gave Us the Modern World" on display through March 27. Information: 718-997-4747 or http://www.qc.cuny.edu/godwin_ternbach

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