Fall 2011

We have set up 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 this fall both at the seminars and at the New England Renaissance Conference at Wheaton College on 12 November.

Wednesday, October 5

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

Irina Oryshkevich, Independent Scholar

Sixteenth-Century Antiquarianism and Early Christian Ritual in the Roman Catacombs

Wednesday, December 7

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

Yuen-Gen Liang, Department of History, Wheaton College

Subjective Experience of Objective Geography on a Frontier of Mediterranean Empires: Spanish Oran, North Africa and the Sea in the Sixteenth Century

Saturday 12 November 2011. “Expanding Relations: Families in the Renaissance,” New England Renaissance Conference at Wheaton College, Norton, MA. For more information please see the following website: http://wheatoncollege.edu/renaissance/