Events

AT BROWN (More information coming soon)

 

All events are held at the Annmary Brown Memorial (21 Brown Street) at 5:30 PM and free of charge unless otherwise indicated.

2015-2016 REMS SCHEDULE OF LECTURES

Semester I

  • Thursday, 1 October, TBD
  • Tuesday, 27 October, TBD
  • Thursday, 3 December, TBD

Semester II

  • Thursday (Friday), 25 (26) February, TBD
  • Thursday, 24 March, TBD
  • Thursday, 28 April, TBD



MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN HISTORY SEMINAR (with department of History) Schedule


JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY EVENTS

 

 

OUTSIDE BROWN

This list announces talks in the greater Boston area pertaining to the study of the early modern period ca. 1450-1750, in any discipline and with any regional specialization. Please forward announcements, in the format requested at the end of this message, and e-mail addresses to: earlymod@fas.harvard.edu.

*New listing

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Call for Papers

 

Deadline: May 15, 2015

Theme: Renaissance Now!

A New England Renaissance Conference Discussion:  A series of five panels sponsored by the NERC at the Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting - Boston, to be held March 31-April 2, 2016, comprising five panels:

Panel 1: "Assessing the ‘Cultural Turn’: Where Do We Go From Here?”

Panel 2: “Renaissance and the Public”

Panel 3: Artifacts Pageant - “Renaissance and New Epistemologies”

Panel 4: Graduate student panel - “Global Renaissance”

Panel 5: Roundtable conversation - NERC Stakeholders' discussion

Submissions should:

• Indicate preferred panel (if your presentation fits in more than one panel, please indicate order of preference)

• Include a paper abstract (150 words maximum)

• Include keywords

• Include a curriculum vitae (300 words maximum)

 Please contact Gen Liang (ygliang@wheatonma.edu) and Touba Ghadessi (ghadessi_touba@wheatonma.edu) for more information and to submit a proposal. 

 

EARLYMOD THIS WEEK 

 

*Thursday, May 7, 2015 – 5:30pm

Sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

Visual Representation, Materiality and the Medium Seminar

Chair: Ewa Lajer-Burcharth

Seminar talk, “Grounds for power: royal monuments and the earth in Early Modern France”

Speaker, Étienne Jollet, Université Paris, Panthéon Sorbonne

Plimpton Room (133), Barker Center, Harvard University,  12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138

 

UPCOMING EVENTS (* indicates a new listing / ** indicates an updated listing / *** indicates a cancelled listing)

 

Saturday June 20, 2015 - 12noon – 2:00pm.

Sponsored by The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Third Annual Gardeners’ Guild Lunch and Talk

Speaker, Ellen Kosmer

Back patio, Reading Room, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002

Ph. (413) 577-3600 /renaissance@english.umass.edu

Enjoy a lunch on our back patio followed by a presentation given, Renaissance Center Ellen Kosmer Historical Garden Designer.

Members only – Invitation only! Not a member? Pick up a form in our lobby today!

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Sponsored by The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Enchanted Circle Theater ~ Acting Shakespeare

Reading Room, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002

Ph. (413) 577-3600 /renaissance@english.umass.edu

Student actors from Holyoke school system’s summer acting program will present scenes from a Shakespeare play, using the Hampshire Shakespeare Company’s main stage. Stay for a light picnic lunch afterwards!

Free and open to the public.