Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Upcoming Med-Ren events at Columbia and beyond

The following are events that may be of interest to those working in
medieval, Renaissance and early modern studies. The full list is at
www.columbia.edu/cu/medren under "events".

Monday, March 22 [at NYU]
The Humanities Initiative/MARC, NYU
Book launch for PENELOPE D. JOHNSON "Negotiating Community and
Difference in Medieval Europe: Gender, Power, Patronage and the
Authority of Religion in Latin Christendom"
6:00-8:00 PM
20 Cooper Square

Tuesday, March 23
Columbia University Book History Colloquium
MARK DIMUNATION (Library of Congress)
"Forged In Fire: The Jefferson Collection at the Library of Congress"
6 PM
523 Butler Library
Contact: Gerald W. Cloud (gc2339@columbia.edu)

Thursday, March 25
The Robert Branner Forum for Medieval Art and Architecture
"Viollet-le-DucĂ­s Interpolation of Judith at Vezelay: Fashioning
History through Sculptural Restoration"
6:00 PM
612 Schermerhorn Hall; reception to follow
Contact: robertbrannerforum@gmail.com

Thursday, March 25 [at NYU]
NYU Medieval & Renaissance Center/Department of History
"Bovine Boundaries: Zoonotic Diseases and the Origins of Veterinary
Medicine in Early Modern Italy"
6.30-8.30 PM
53 Washington Sq South, Room 527
Contact: MARC at 212-998-8698 or mar.center@nyu.edu

Monday, March 29 [at NYU]
TOM PETTITT (University of Southern Denmark)
"In Quest of the Ballad: Anglo-Scandinavian Perspectives"
NYU, 19 University Place (just below 8th St), 1st floor, "Great Room"

Monday, March 29 [at Rutgers]
The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
6 pm at Rutgers University

Monday, March 29
Columbia Early Modern Seminar
"'Nor is here one single here": Lyric Immediacy and/or The Early
Modern Sonnet"
Room tbc
Contact: Alan Stewart ags2105@columbia.edu

Tuesday, March 30 [at NYU]
NYU Medieval & Renaissance Center
TOM PETTITT (University of Southern Denmark)
"Folklore and Medieval Performance Culture: Confronting the Chapbook Barrier"
4:30-6:15 PM
13-19 University Place, room 228
Contact MARC at 212-998-8698 or mar.center@nyu.edu

Wednesday, March 31
A Medieval Conversation
JOEL KAYE (Barnard) and PAUL STROHM (Columbia)
6:00-7:30 PM
Room 208 of the Diana Center on the Barnard campus (to the left of the
2nd floor elevators)

Wednesday, Thursday, April 1 [at NYU]
The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
Forum of discussion with
EILEEN A. JOY (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)
"Always Historicize?: Historicism, Post-Historicism, and Medieval Studies"
Panel includes: Daniel Remein (NYU) and Karl Steel (CUNY-Brooklyn)
Reception 6:00 PM, Forum 6.30 PM
New York University, 13-19 University Place, room 222
For suggested reading and further information, contact Mo Pareles

Friday, April 2
Medieval Studies University Seminar
title tbc
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

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
6 PM
523 Butler Library
Contact: Gerald W. Cloud (gc2339@columbia.edu)

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
Manuscript Bindings"
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
title TBA
6:00 PM
612 Schermerhorn Hall; reception to follow
Contact: robertbrannerforum@gmail.com

Thursday, April 8 [at NYU]
NYU English Department Colloquium for Early Literature and Culture in English
"Feeling Time: Prose Aesthetics in The Cloud of Unknowing
6:30 PM
Room 224, 19 University Place, NYU; photo ID needed for visitors
Contact: Liza Blake elizabeth.blake@nyu.edu, Katie Vomero Santos
or Sarah Ostendrof sco229@nyu.edu

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


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