Fall 2015

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 spring.

Thursday, September 24

4:15 p.m. 41 Wyllys, room 113

Eva del Soldato, Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania

“If Aristotle Were Alive: Scientific and Religious Debates in the Late Renaissance”

Thursday, October 8

4:15 p.m. 41 Wyllys, room 110

Phillip Usher, Department of French, New York University

“The Humanist Anthropocene. Part 1: The Exterranean Renaissance”