2018-2019 REMS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
- Monday, Nov. 12, Leni Ribeiro Leite (Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Brazil), "Travelling with Portuguese explorers: on a critical edition of Giovanni Pietro Maffei's Historiarum Indicarum Libri XVI". Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics.
Leni Ribeiro Leite was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She holds a BA and Teacher Certification in Portuguese Language and Literature and in Latin Language and Literature from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ); she also has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Classics, both from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. She has been researching and publishing within the field of Classics, with an interest in the poetry of the Flavian Era; the relations within Poetics and Rhetorics; and in Classical Receptions. She is currently an Associate Professor of Latin Language and Literature in the Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil.
- Thursday, Oct. 18, Barbara Fuchs (UCLA,) "Crusoe's Absence: Sugar Economics and the Ingenuity of Realism
NORTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES ANNUAL MEETING (for more information go to http://www.nacbs.org/conference)
- Tuesday, Sept. 25, Eileen Reeves (Princeton University,) "Galileo & the Gray Sister: Copernicanism, Copies, Contagion"
Coming in Semester II
- Thursday, Feb. 7, 12 PM (Note: different time), Cristelle Baskins (Tufts University, Dept. of Art & Art History), "The King of Tunis and the Blood Relic of Naples.”
- Wednesday, Apr. 3, Ramie Targoff (Brandeis University), "Marriage and Sacrifice: The Poetics of the Epithalamia"
- April, the week of April 22, Ayesha Ramachandran (Yale, Comp. Lit), a talk on South Asian early modernities, title TBA
MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN HISTORY SEMINAR (with department of History)