Spring 1989

Tuesday, January 31

4:15 p.m.            Room 413 Public Affairs Center

Laurie Nussdorfer, History Department, Wesleyan University

Roman Civic Officials in Action (1623-1644): Patrons and Clients

Thursday, February 23

4:15 p.m. Room 100 Davison Art Center

Sheryl Reiss, Department of Art History, Princeton University

Cardinal Giulio de Medici as a Patron of Art, 1513-1523

Thursday, March 2

4:15 p.m. Room 106 Zilkha Gallery

Jeffrey Knapp, Department of English, Harvard Unniversity

Eliza and Elizium: The Development of National and Literary Identity in 16th Century England

Tuesday, March 7

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

Nicola Courtright, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Artistic Patronage and Calendar Reform of Pope Gregory XIII (1572-1585)

Tuesday, March 28

4:15 p.m. Room 413 Public Affairs Center

Gary Spear, English Department, Wesleyan University

Hobbes’ Leviathan: Class, Language and Conflict

Wednesday, April 5

4:15 p.m. Room 421 Public Affairs Center

Susanne Wofford, Yale University

Theatre and the Politics of Carnival in Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Wednesday, April 12

4:15 p.m. Room 106 Zilkha Gallery

Guido Ruggiero, University of Connecticut

Disciplining Sex in 16th Century Italy: some reflections on Andriana Sovrogan, common whore, courtesan, noble wife

Monday May 1

4:15 p.m. Room 300 Davison Arts Center

Celeste Brusati, Yale University

Samuel van Hoogstraten (1627-1678): Dutch artist and writer