Med / Ren in NY
From Alan Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 5
The Heyman Center for the Humanities
"The Republic of Letters: Survival or Revival?"
Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor Common Room
Tuesday, April 6
Columbia University Book History Colloquium
IVAN LUPIC (Columbia)
"Shakespeare, Milton, and the Battle of the Books"
523 Butler Library
Contact: Gerald W. Cloud (email@example.com)
Tuesday, April 6
The New York Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers and
the New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room and Historical Collections
SYLVIE MERIAN (Morgan Library & Museum)
"Protection Against the Evil Eye? Votive Offerings on Armenian
6:00PM - 8:30PM The New York Academy of Medicine Library, 1216 Fifth
Avenue and 103rd St
NYAM Library Reading Room, 3rd floor
This event sponsored by: The Guild of Book Workers, New York Chapter and
The New York Academy of Medicine Library Historical Collections
To register, please call Erin Albritton at 212-822-7364 or email
Suggested donation of $5.00 will be collected at the door
Thursday, April 8
The Robert Branner Forum
WILLIAM CLARK and TOM WALDMAN
"Rereading Abbot Suger on Saint-Denis"
612 Schermerhorn Hall; reception to follow
Thursday, April 8 [at NYU]
NYU English Department Colloquium for Early Literature and Culture in English
ELEANOR JOHNSON (Columbia)
"Feeling Time: Prose Aesthetics in The Cloud of Unknowing
Room 224, 19 University Place, NYU; photo ID needed for visitors
Contact: Liza Blake firstname.lastname@example.org, Katie Vomero Santos
or Sarah Ostendrof email@example.com
Friday, April 9
JORGE CANIZARES-ESGUERRA (University of Texas at Austin)
"Between the Heart of Christ and the Heart of Mary:
The Global Jesuit Mission in Quito ca. 1750"
622 Dodge Hall
Friday, April 9 [at CUNY]
Medieval Club of New York
Twentieth Annual Russell Hope Robbins Lecture
ROBERT MILLS (King's College London)
"Vezelay, Counterpleasure, and the Sex Lives of Monks: Experiences in
Respondent: CAROLYN DINSHAW (New York University)
7:30 PM, followed by reception
Room 4406 (English Program Lounge), CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue
Monday, April 12 [at NYU]
NYU Medieval & Renaissance Center/Department of Italian
PAULA FINDLEN "Rethinking 1633: writing the life of Galileo after the trial"
Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th St
Contact: MARC at 212-998-8698 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, April 12-Tuesday, April 13
The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
MARTIN FOYS (Drew University)
Media Theory, Media History, and Old English Poetry
Lecture and Workshop
April 12 (lecture) 6 pm at Rutgers
April 13 (workshop) 4:10-6 pm at Columbia
Tuesday, April 13 [at CUNY]
MEDIEVAL DEVOTION: PERFORMATIVE READING AND VISUALITY
Jessica Brantley (Yale): "Sir Thopas and the Devotional Reader"
Marlene Hennessy (Hunter, 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 Readingî
Room C-204, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.
Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow
Tuesday, April 13
Columbia University Seminar in the Renaissance
"Human Life Span, Length of Life, and the Powers of Medicine:
Some Fourteenth- to Early-Seveneenth Century Discussions
Seminar at 7.30 PM; drinks at 5.45, dinner at 6.30
Contact: Ivan Lupic on email@example.com
Wednesday, April 14
Columbia Early Modern Seminar
MAURIZIO CALBI (Salerno)
"'This Is My Home, Too': Hospitality, Spectrality and the 'Migrant Body'
of Shakespeare in Roberta Torre's Sud Side Stori. The True Story of
Romeo and Juliet (2000)"
612 Philosophy Hall
Contact: Alan Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 15
A Workshop with
Claire Waters (UC Davis)
"Unexpected Consequences: Medieval Religious Education from Lateran IV
to Margery Kempe"
602 Philosophy (Conference room in the Department of English and
Space is limited, so please email Patricia Daileuy email@example.com
if you would like to attend.