Spring 2019

I am delighted to announce our schedule for the Spring 2019 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, February 13

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

Daniel Hershenzon (Comparative Spanish/Mediterranean History, U Conn)

Captive Objects: Piracy, Slavery, and Religious Artifacts in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Wednesday, May 15

4:30 p.m. Boger Hall, room 110

Debapriya Sarkar (Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Connecticut)

Margaret Cavendish’s Fictions of Science


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