Fall 2006

We have established our schedule for the fall 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 and our colleagues this fall!

Thursday, October 5

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

Adam Zucker, Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Pales of Hyde Park: Cultural Competence and the Rise of the Urban Pastoral in Early Modern Comedy

Thursday, November 16

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

Opher Mansour, Independent Scholar

Looking at the Erotic in Post-Tridentine Rome: The Case of Annibale Carracci’s Sleeping Venus.

Save the date!

Coming up in fall 2006:
Saturday, October 7
New England Renaissance Conference.
The meeting is at the University of Connecticut, Storrs this year.