Spring 2022 Schedule

We are delighted to announce the schedule for Spring 2022, designed to deepen and contextualize our understanding of the Renaissance. We hope you will be able to join us for lively discussion of issues that invigorate our various fields. As is our custom, the seminar meetings are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers. Please email in advance for the papers if you are not already on our campus distribution list and would like to attend (contact information below).

If you plan to attend a seminar, please contact Francesco Marco Aresu. Papers can only be made available by pdf with the express permission of the author. We ask that participants exercise the utmost discretion and confidentiality with the speaker’s work. Please refrain from circulation of any form. Many thanks.

Tuesday, February 22

4:30 p.m., Boger 110

(Associate Professor of Latin American Literature, The University of Chicago)

“Race, Writing, and Unruly Examples in Colonial Andean Hagiography:
The Vidas of Estefanía de San José and Miguel de Santo Domingo”


Wednesday, May 4

4:30 p.m., Boger 113

(Assistant Professor of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University)

“Brunelleschi, Materiality, and Monoliths”


For a copy of these papers, please contact Esther Moran at emmoran@wesleyan.edu, or the Renaissance Seminar coordinator, Francesco Marco Aresu at faresu@wesleyan.edu