Tuesday, October 05, 2010

UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges

Seminar series, Autumn term 2010

Wednesdays at 4.30pm, Foster Court 243
For maps and directions, please see
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/locations/ucl-maps and use the Route Finder

20th October: France and England: Medieval to Early Modern
Jane Gilbert (UCL, French), French sans frontières? Translation and Translatio in the 15th Century
Ardis Butterfield (UCL, English), 'Our self-stranger Nation': England, France and period boundaries
Paul Davis (UCL, English), Rochester's French

8th December: Renaissance Virtues: Privation and Manipulation
Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, History), Machiavelli and the Manipulation of Virtue
Angus Gowland (UCL, History), European Melancholy
Jeremy Robbins (Edinburgh, Spanish), The Place of Virtue in Baltasar Gracián's Aphorism

15th December: History of the Book
William Sherman (York, English), Mapping the World of Knowledge: Hernando Colon and the Biblioteca Colombina
Henry Woudhuysen (UCL, English), Continental Books in late 16th- and 17th-century England: Gabriel Harvey and Ben Jonson

All welcome. For more information, see www.ucl.ac.uk/eme, or contact Helen Hackett (h.hackett@ucl.ac.uk) or Alexander Samson (a.samson@ucl.ac.uk).


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