We have fixed our schedule for the fall term and we anticipate continued lively investigations of
issues which 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 and our colleagues this fall!
Wednesday, September 27
4: 15 p.m. Davison Art Center Dining Room
Gary Shaw, Department of History, Wesleyan University
Calculated Grace: Religious Favour and Social Goods in pre-Reformation Britain
Monday, October 30
4: 15 p.m. Davison Art Center, Seminar Room 300
Caroline A. van Eck, Dept. of Art History, Free University of Amsterdam
Renaissance Architectural Treatises: Art, Method, Scientific Knowledge?
Monday, December 4
4: 15 p.m. Note change of room: Colloquium Room, Center for the Humanities*
Mary Gaylord, Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
Beyond Lepanto: Re-framing History in Don Quixote
*The Center for the Humanities is at 65 Pearl St. between Court and Washington.
LATE BREAKING ANNOUNCEMENT!
This year’s New England Renaissance Conference, co-chaired by Dario Del Puppo
(Trinity) and Kenneth Gouwens (Univ. of Connecticut) and devoted to the theme,
“Emotion and Creativity in the Renaissance,” will be held Saturday, October 7, at Trinity
College in Hartford. Mark your calendars! We’ll hope to see you there!