Fall 2000

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.

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!