Friday, March 31, 2006

Two NY events ...

* The Twentieth Barnard Medieval & Renaissance Conference December 2, 2006, Barnard College, NYC: War and Peace in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

An interdisciplinary conference on the realities and representations of war and peace in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. We anticipate sessions in the fields of history, military history, and historiography; literature; art history and visual culture; women's studies; theater; and cultural studies. We welcome abstracts related to the topic of war and peace from any discipline or methodology. Please submit abstracts by May 15, 2006 to Laurie Postlewate, Conference Organizer, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

* The inaugural conference for the Columbia English and Comparative Literature department's Early Modern Colloquium, "Early Modern Histories," will take place at Columbia University in New York City on 7 April, 2006.

Interdisciplinary papers will be presented on a range of history-related topics in the Renaissance period, including early modern perceptions of the medieval, the history play, religious historiography, and national and imperial histories.

The keynote speaker will be Annabel Patterson, Yale University.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. in 614 Schermerhorn.
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