Welcome back! Below please find our schedule for Fall 2016. All events will be held in Pick 319, unless noted otherwise.
Monday, September 26th, 5-6:30: Welcome Reception in the Pick Lounge
Monday, October 3rd, 5:30-7:00 PM in Rosenwald 405 (note the different time and location): Co-sponsored with the Renaissance Workshop. Jo Nixon (PhD Student, English): “‘Which some think dead’: Uniting Flint and Flesh in Henry Vaughan’s Silex Scintillans.”
From 4:30-5:15 PM, Jessica Smith and Annie Janusch from UChicagoGrad will be talking about fellowships relevant for those studying the early modern period. All are highly encouraged to attend this presentation!
Monday, October 10th, 5-6:30 PM: Professor Cornell Fleischer: “From al-Bistami (d.1454) in Bursa to Postel (d. 1581) in Paris: The Trajectory of Apocalyptic in the Early Modern Mediterranean.” The discussants will be Hasan Siddiqui and Benny Bar-Lavi.
Monday, October 24th, 5-6:30 PM: Fidel J. Tavárez (Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar, History): “The Spanish Theory of Commercial Empire, c. 1740-1762.” The discussant will be Theo Beers.
Monday, November 7th, 5-6:30 PM: Valeria López Fadul (Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar, History): “The World in the Library: Juan Páez de Castro and the History of New World Natives and Ancient Iberians.” The discussant will be Carlos Grenier.
Monday, December 5th, 5-6:30 PM: Maryam Sabbaghi (PhD Student, Divinity): “Madness and the Erotic in the Ghazals of Zīb al-Nisa Makhfī”