Fall 2018

I am delighted to announce our schedule for the Fall 2018 term and hope you will be able to join us for continued lively investigations of issues that are invigorating our scholarly fields. As is our custom, the seminar meetings are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers. Please email in advance for the papers if you are not already on our campus distribution list and would like to attend (contact information below).

Wednesday, November 14

4:30 p.m. Boger Hall, room 113

Andrea Celli, Italian Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Connecticut

A Saladin and the Captive Host. The Making of a Counter-Reformist Emblem

Tuesday, December 11

4:30 p.m. Boger Hall, room 113

Eric Rice, Music Department, University of Connecticut

Representations of Black Africans and Others in Orlando di Lasso’s Music for the 1568 Wedding of Wilhelm V to Renata of Lorraine


For a copy of these papers, please contact Esther Moran at emmoran@wesleyan.edu, or the Renaissance Seminar coordinator, Jane Alden at jalden01@wesleyan.edu