Fall 1996

Thursday, September 26

4:15 p.m. Davison Art Center Dining Room

Gail Kern Paster, English Department, George Washington University

The Epistemology of the Water Closet: Harrington’s Metamorphosis of Ajax and the Elizabethan Technologies of Shame

Thursday, October 10

4:15 p.m. Davison Art Center Dining Room

Richard S. Peterson, English Department, University of Connecticut

Edmund Spenser and the Censors: New Evidence, New Interpretations

Thursday, October 31

4:15 p.m. Davison Art Center, Room 300

Charlotte Nichols, Art History Department, Seton Hall University

Giovanni Pontano’s Funerary Chapel in Renaissance Naples: Latin Magnificentia, Commemoration, and the Word

Thursday, November 21

4:15 p.m. Davison Art Center Dining Room

Kenneth Stow, History Department, University of aifa

Something New, Something Old: The Case of the Sometimes “Cruel Mother”: Gender and Modernization in the Early Modern Roman Ghetto