We have set up our schedule for the spring term and we anticipate continued lively investigations of issues that are invigorating our scholarly fields. As is our custom, the seminars are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers; please call in advance for the papers. We hope you will be able to join us this spring.
Thursday, March 2
4:30 p.m. Boger Hall, room 113
Ned Duval, Henri Peyre Professor of French, Yale University
Mutations of a “Fixed Form”: The Rondeau from 1350 to 1650 and beyond
Tuesday, May 2
4:15 p.m. 41 Wyllys, room 113
Catherine V. Infante, Assistant Professor of of Spanish, Amherst College
Text against Image: Morisco Tales of Transgression in Early Modern Spain
Please mark your calendars for a related lecture (open to the university community):
April 4, 2017, 4:30-6pm in the RLL Highwaymen Common Room, reception to follow
Katie Chenoweth (’02), Assistant Professor of French at Princeton University, will deliver a lecture on the role of printing in the “rise” of the vernacular in the sixteenth century, titled “The French Machine.” This talk is sponsored by the College of Letters, the Romance Languages and Literatures Department, and the Thomas and Catharine McMahon Memorial Fund.