Events


AT BROWN 

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

2016-2017 REMS SCHEDULE OF LECTURES

Semester I 

  1. Thurs., October 6 - Adam Beaver (Harvard University,) “Africa through Antiquarian Eyes: Alessandro Geraldini (1455–1524) and the Global Renaissance"

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  • Thu., November 10 - Aysha Pollnitz (Rice University,) "Humanist education and early modern politics" 

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  • Tue., November 29 - Andrew Devereux (Loyola Marymount University, L.A. California,) "Turkish tyranny in Renaissance Spain"

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Semester II 

  • Sat., February 4 - REMS/ Cogut Center,  "Constructions of the Noble Savage: History, Literature, Theory

Pembroke Hall 305, 9:30am-5:30pm

Speakers include: Gautam Basu Thakur (Boise), Surekha Davies (WCSU) Christopher Krebs (Stanford), Felipe Martínez (Brown), Ourida Mostefai (Brown) 

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  • Tues., March 7 - REMS/JCB, "European Rhetoric and Images for the Americas: The world of Diego Valadés, Franciscan artist and humanist,"  

JCB 2-6.30pm  (More information coming soon)




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.  

   

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EARLYMOD THIS WEEK  

   

*Sunday, January 15, 2017  

CFP deadline, see below, Equinoxes  

   

   

*Thursday, January 26, 2017, 5pm  

Humanities Center Opera Seminar: experimental  

Talk: Postdramatic Baroque: Revisiting Early Opera  

Mauro Calcagno, University of Pennsylvania  

Davison Room, Music Building  

http://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/content/opera  

   

   

UPCOMING EVENTS  

   

February  

   

**Wednesday, February 1, 6pm  

Eighteenth-Century Studies  

TalkMapping the Strategies for the 18th Century Section of Femmes, littérature. Une histoire culturelle (in progress): libertés, égalités, dilemmes  

Christie McDonald, Harvard University  

Room 133, Barker Center, Harvard University, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA  

   

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 5:15 PM  

Harvard Renaissance Colloquium  

Title TBA  

Holger Syme, University of Toronto  

Location TBA  

 

*Tuesday Feb 7, 12-1:30  

Early Modern History Workshop  

“Passport policy: administering the Habsburg-Dutch border through travel permits, 1580-1665”  

Bram de Ridder, of the U of Leuven,  

CGIS S153, Harvard University, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge MA  

 

*Tuesday Feb 14, 5pm  

Co-sponsored by the Early Modern History Workshop and the Early Sciences Working Group  

Talk: “A Centaur in London Observation and Reading in the Early Modern Study of Nature”  

Fabian Kraemer (LMU Munich and Columbia Univ)  

Science Center 469, Harvard University  

 

Monday, February 27, 6pm  

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES   

Talk Title TBA  

Meredith Martin (New York University) and Gillian Weiss (Case Western Reserve University),  

Barker Center, Room 133, Harvard University, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA   

   

  

March

 

Thursday March 2, 2017 - 4:30pm

Wesleyan Renaissance Seminar

Seminar title TBA

Ned Duval, Yale University

Boger Hall, Rm. 113, Wesleyan University, 41 Wyllys Ave, Middletown, CT 06457

The seminars are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers. For a copy of this paper please contact Michael Meere at mmeere@wesleyan.edu

http://rensem.site.wesleyan.edu/

 

Wednesday, March 22, 6pm

American Literature and Culture

Talk Title TBA

Leonard Von Morze, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Room 133, Barker Center, Harvard University, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

 

*Thursday, March 23, 5:30pm

Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History

“Global Cervantes”

Roger Chartier (Paris, and University of Pennsylvania)

Location TBA, Harvard University

 

*Friday, March 24, 2017, 8:45am – 4:45pm

(Dis)entangling Global Early Modernities, 1300-1800, a one-day conference

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, Harvard University, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA

Panels on Ideas (speakers: Sophus Reinert, Waleed Ziad, Michael Tworek, Carolien Stolte), Books (speakers: Holly Shaffer, Nir Shafir, Devin Fitzgerald, Alexander Bevilacqua), and Scholarly Practices (speakers: Ananya Chakravarti, Kirsten Windmuller-Luna, Stuart McManus, Gregory Afinogenov). Closing roundtable with panelists David Armitage, Jorge Canizares-Esguerra, Roger Chartier, Eugenio Menegon, Laura Mitchell.  For the full schedule and to RSVP (by March 10) see http://earlymod.fas.harvard.edu/event/disentangling-global-early-modernities-1300-1800

 

 

April

 

*Equinoxes Conference: Memory/Rupture

4/21/2017 (All day) to 4/22/2017 (All day)

Location: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

CFP deadline: January 15, 2017

 

 

May

 

Tuesday May 2, 2017 - 4:30pm

Wesleyan Renaissance Seminar

Seminar title TBA

Catherine Infante, Amherst College

Boger Hall, Rm. 113, Wesleyan University, 41 Wyllys Ave, Middletown, CT 06457

The seminars are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers. For a copy of this paper please contact Michael Meere at mmeere@wesleyan.edu

http://rensem.site.wesleyan.edu/