Spring 2020

I am delighted to announce our schedule for the Spring 2020 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 19

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

Alexander Bevilacqua (Assistant Professor of History, Williams College)

“‘Reason in All Its Habits’: Picturing an Empire from Istanbul to London”

Cancelled due to COVID-19

Yael Rice (Assistant Professor, Amherst College)

“The Very Picture of Civility: Universalism and the Mughal Manuscript Workshop, c. 1580–1630”


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