Monday, April 05, 2010

Med / Ren in NY

From Alan Stewart at

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 (

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
"Rereading Abbot Suger on Saint-Denis"
6:00 PM
612 Schermerhorn Hall; reception to follow

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, Katie Vomero Santos
or Sarah Ostendrof

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"
6:00-8:00 PM
Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th St
Contact: MARC at 212-998-8698 or

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
Details TBA

Tuesday, April 13 [at CUNY]
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 ReadingĂ®
4:30-6:30 PM
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
Faculty House
Contact: Ivan Lupic on

Wednesday, April 14
Columbia Early Modern Seminar
"'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)"
6:15 PM
612 Philosophy Hall
Contact: Alan Stewart

Thursday, April 15
A Workshop with
Claire Waters (UC Davis)
"Unexpected Consequences: Medieval Religious Education from Lateran IV
to Margery Kempe"
2-4 PM
602 Philosophy (Conference room in the Department of English and
Comparative Literature)
Space is limited, so please email Patricia Daileuy
if you would like to attend.


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