Spring 2011

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, February 17

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

Juliet Fleming, Department of English, New York University

Printing Stripes and Roses: Damask Papers and the English Press, 1500-1695

Wednesday, May 4

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

Bernard Cooperman, Department of History, University of Maryland

Organizing Knowledge for the Jewish Market in 16th-Century Rome

LOOKING AHEAD: New England Renaissance Conference, November 12, 2011 at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Massachusetts. Theme: Expanding Relations: Families in the Renaissance. Deadline for paper proposals is August 15, 2011. Please send proposals to Touba Ghadessi Fleming (fleming_touba@wheatonma.edu) and Gen Liang (ygliang@wheatonma.edu).