Spring 2012

We have set up our schedule for the spring 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.

Monday, February 13

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

Francesca Trivellato, Department of History, Yale University

Credit, Honor, and the Early Modern French Legend of the Jewish Invention of Bills of Exchange

Wednesday, May 2

4:15 p.m. Squash Court Building, Seminar Room 113

Evan MacCarthy, Department of Music, Harvard University

Taking Note: Music in Humanistic Curricula from 15th-Century Italy