Thursday, September 21, 2006

Renaissance events at the Graduate Center, CUNY

August 23-October 6, 2006: "Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend." Talks and exhibits at Lehman College.

Thursday, September 21: Alison Kavey (John Jay, CUNY), "Gendered Desire: Femininity, Masculinity, and Want in Agrippa's Three Books of Occult Philosophy. "6:00-7:30pm, Room 9207. Sponsored by SSWR.

Thursday, October 19: Katherine Goodland (College of Staten Island, CUNY), "Constance and the Claims of Passion in Shakespeare's King John." 6:00-7:30pm, Room C-197. Sponsored by SSWR.

Friday, October 20, 2006: French Program Graduate Student Conference: "Fortune & Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France (1553-1715)." Martin E. Segal Theatre, 8:00am-6:00pm. Keynote speaker: Domna C. Stanton, Distinguished Professor of French (CUNY). The conference website is:

Wednesday, November 15, 2006: Fred Purnell Memorial Lecture: Ernan McMullin (Notre Dame) "Galileo's Challenge to Aristotle's Natural Philosophy" 4:15pm. Room 9204-5. Co-sponsored with PhD Program in Philosophy.

Thursday, November 16: Susan O'Malley (Kingsborough Community College, CUNY), "Fictions of the Italian Renaissance: Giulia Bigolina, Giulia Camposampiero e Tesibaldo Vitalini." 6:00-7:30pm, Room C-197. Sponsored by SSWR.

Friday, March 9, 2007: Renaissance Studies Spring Symposium in Honor of W. Speed Hill: The Culture of the Book. Featured speakers: Seth Lerer (Sanford University) and Margreta de Grazia (University of Pennsylvania) Skylight room 3:30p ˆ 7pm.

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