Thursday, November 22, 2012

NY Renaissance events ...

Monday November 19, UPenn

William Noel (University of Pennsylvania)
"Picking up the Pieces: What happened to a Manuscript Illuminated by W. De Brailes"

Monday November 19, 5:15PM
Martin and Margy Meyerson Conference Room
Monday November 26, NYU

Artisan Drama and the Transformation of Work in the Premodern City
Nicole Rice and Maragaret Pappano

19 University Pl, Great Room, 6:00PM
Monday November 26, NYU

Maria H. Loh
Veronese’s Story of the Eye
Monday, November 26, 2012
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor 

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Fine Arts, the Department of Italian Studies, and the Humanities Initiative at NYU. Click here to download poster. Please RSVP for this event at
This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
Tuesday November 27 Fordham

Europe’s Mother: The Virgin Mary in the Public Sphere”
Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval History and Head of the School of History Queen Mary, University of London

Fordham University, Lincoln Center, 6PM
12th-floor Lounge Lowenstein Center
113 West 60th Street (Columbus and West 60th Street), New York City
Thursday, November 29, Columbia University
The Ambiguities of Machiavellian Virtue <>
John P. McCormick

Respondent: Benedetto Fontana; Chair: Nadia Urbinati
Thursday, 29 November    4:00pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center
Thursday November 29 Fordham
Thursday, November 29, 12:45 p.m.
Lucy Freeman Sandler (New York University)
The Bohuns and Their Books: Illuminated Manuscripts for Aristocrats in Fourteenth-Century England
McGinley Center, Faculty Lounge
A Reception follows each talk.  All are invited.
Saturday December 1 Barnard
Charting the Future and the Unknown in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
The twenty-third Medieval and Renaissance Conference at Barnard College, Columbia University, New York City.
Saturday December 1, 2012
Barnard College
Barnard Hall
Broadway at 117th Street
New York, New York 10027

For a complete schedule of events, please visit here.
To register, please visit here.
Crossing Borders:  Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library

September 14, 2012 -- February 3, 2013

The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue, New York

Over 50 stunning medieval manuscripts from England's renowned Bodleian Library highlight the role of Hebrew books as a meeting place of cultures in the Middles Ages.  The majority of these Hebrew, Arabic and Latin manuscripts, many brilliantly illustrated, are being shown in the United States for the first t


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