Outside Events

Please feel free to forward announcements to [email protected]. This page reproduces announcements published by the Earlymod List and features 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. History of the Book at Harvard also maintains a regional event calendar, a mailing list, and other resources.

Monday April 8, 2019, 4:30-6:15pm
Wesleyan Renaissance Seminar “The Creation and Purpose of a Flemish Crusade Book”
Brad Phillis (Gardner-Webb University)
PAC 422, Wesleyan University, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06459
The seminar meetings are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers. For a copy of the paper, if you plan to participate in a meeting, please contact Esther Moran at emmoran (at) wesleyan.edu
Website: http://rensem.site.wesleyan.edu/

Monday, April 8, 2019, 5pm
De Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies, Harvard University, Department of Romance Languages and Literature
Book Presentation: "The Italian Renaissance Nude (Yale University Press)"
Jill Burke (University of Edinburgh) IN ENGLISH. Respondent: Ilgin Nas. Second respondent: Anne Ratnoff.
Boylston Hall 403, Harvard Yard

Wednesday, April 10, all day
First Annual Boston-Area Digital Scholarship Symposium
Harvard, Smith Campus Center, Harvard Square
This event will bring together scholars from the greater Boston area to share their work in digital scholarship. The focus of this year’s symposium is “Institutional Models of Collaborative Support”, and the event will feature talks, panel discussions, and poster presentations. If you are interested, you may register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-annual-boston-area-digital-scholarshi.... If you have graduate students who would like to showcase a digital project, please share this call for posters with them: https://goo.gl/forms/saz0ITiOCi7CAzZ72.
 
 Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 3:00-5:00pm
The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop
Lecture: "Slavery and Mastery in the South Sea Armada"
Tamara Walker (University of Toronto)
CGIS S450, Harvard, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA
Papers will be available by email upon request to therzog (at) fas.harvard.edu or delafuente (at) fas.harvard.edu.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:00pm
Harvard Renaissance Colloquium
"Shakespeare’s Aristotle: The Poetics in Early Modern England"
Micha Lazarus (Cambridge)
Room 211, Barker Center, Harvard, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge MA
 
Thursday, April 11, 9:15am
Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College: Jesuit Studies Café
“Puzzles and Posts: Reconstructing the Correspondence of Robert Persons, SJ”
Victor Houliston, University of the Witwatersrand
Institute Library, Simboli Hall, Boston College
 To join these online discussions and for additional details please contact the Institute (iajs (at) bc.edu).
 
 Friday, April 12, 2019, 4:15pm
History and Economics Seminar
"The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society"
Francesca Trivellato, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study
CGIS-K262, Bowie Vernon Room, 1737 Cambridge Street
 
April 18-20, 2019
Harvard English Department Bloomfield Conference
“Reading Then, Reading Now”
Registration is free, but space is limited; if you would like to attend, please reply to Yun Ni (yni (at) fas.harvard.edu) to reserve a spot.
Website: https://medieval.fas.harvard.edu/event/harvard-university-department-english-bloomfield-conference
 
Tuesday, April 23, 12pm
Early Sciences Working Group, Harvard
Lecture: "Mobility and Materiality: The Case of the Florentine Codex"
Isaac Magaña G Cantón, Harvard
Room 252, Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge MA
 
Tuesday, April 23, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies: The 2019 Collins Lecture
“Shakespeare’s Reformation: Thinking with Conversion”
Paul Yachnin, Tomlinson Professor of Shakespeare Studies (McGill University)
The Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA
 
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:30pm
Brown University Medieval and Early Modern History Seminar
Title to be announced
Amiri Ayanna (grad. stud., History)
Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
http://blogs.brown.edu/memhs/