Regularly scheduled events sponsored by working groups:

  • Renaissance Studies Lunch, monthly, Mondays at noon, Thompson Room, Timothy Dwight Dining Hall (See schedule for 2017-2018 below)
  • Early Modern Lunch, monthly, Thursdays 12:30, Fellows Lounge, Saybrook College
  • Medieval Studies Lunch, weekly, Tuesdays, at noon, Thompson Room, Timothy Dwight Dining Hall
  • English Department Medieval & Renaissance Colloquium, monthly, Linsley-Chittenden Hall 319
  • History of Art Medieval/Renaissance Forum, monthly, Loria 351
  • Classics Department Greco-Roman Lunch, bi-weekly, Saybrook College Fellows’ Room

Renaissance Studies Lunch, 2017-2018

Spring 2018

  • January 29: Katie Brown, Spanish & Portugese; “The Locus of Locura: Architecture and Madness in Cervantes’ Don Quixote”
  • February 12: Clio Doyle, Renaissance/English
  • March 5: Tom Santa Maria, History/Ren Studies
  • April 2: Ayesha Ramachandran, Professor, Comp Lit
  • April 16: Jakub Koguciuk, Art History/Ren Studies

Fall 2017

  • September 18:  Carlos Eire, Professor, History; “Interpreting the Autobiography of St. Theresa of Avila”
  • October 2:  Kelsey Champagne, Renaissance/History; “Catholicism in the Caribbean and North American Colonies in the 17th and 18th Centuries”
  • November 13:  Bruce Gordon, Professor, Divinity, History, Religious Studies; “Dreaming the Reformation and Waking Up”
  • December 4:  Ian Hathaway, Renaissance/History; “Patents and Travel Documents in the Early Modern Mediterranean”

Whitney Humanities Center Working Groups

Working Groups sponsored by the Whitney Humanities Center gather faculty and graduate students for reading and discussion on topics proposed by the groups themselves. They typically meet once or twice a month. The following groups of potential interest for Renaissance Studies students and faculty will be meeting in 2016–2017.

Further information on these working groups is available at the WHC website

  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Classics and Theory: History and Praxis
  • Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences
  • Dante
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Manuscript Studies
  • Early Modern Philosophy
  • Medieval British Cultures
  • Medieval Latin
  • Medieval Song Lab
  • Old English