Schedule 2010-2011

AUTUMN QUARTER:

 

MONDAY OCTOBER 4th, 2010
Fall Reception and Welcome
5621 S. University Ave, Chicago
5:30-7:30 PM

 

 

MONDAY OCTOBER 11th, 2010
John Lynn
Northwestern University
“Essential Women, Necessary Wives, and Exemplary Soldiers:
The Military Reality and Cultural Representation of Women’s Military Participation (1600-1815)”
Location: John Hope Franklin Room (224), Social Science Research Building
Time: 5:00pm

MONDAY OCTOBER 25th, 2010
William Walsh
University of Chicago
Yedikule: The Mysterious Citadel of Mehmed
the Conqueror, Imperator Romanorum?

Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

 

 

MONDAY NOVEMBER 8th, 2010
Loic Charles & Paul Cheney
University of Chicago
“The Colonial Machine Dismantled:
Science and Empire in the French Atlantic”
Location: John Hope Franklin Room (224), Social Science Research Building
Time: 5:00pm

MONDAY NOVEMBER 22nd, 2010
Jo Guldi
University of Chicago
“Keywords for the Infrastructure State”
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

MONDAY DECEMBER 6th, 2010
Dror Wahrman
Indiana University
“The Collier Code:  A Tale of Art and Illusion at the Threshold of the Modern Information Age”
Joint Session with 18th & 19th Century Cultures Workshop. Co-sponsored by the Nicholson Center for British Studies
Location: Classics 110
Time: 5:00pm

 

 


WINTER QUARTER:

MONDAY JANUARY 3rd, 2011
Christopher Marciewicz
University of Chicago
“16th-Century Ottoman Cosmography in the Works of Mehmet es-Su‘udi”
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

MONDAY JANUARY 17th, 2011
Ralph Austen
University of Chicago
“European Overseas Expansion in the Early Modern Era:  the Caribbean, South Asia and Tropical Africa on the Road to Postcoloniality”
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

MONDAY JANUARY 24th, 2011
Peter Spragins
University of Chicago
“Musical Analogies to Mid-18th-Century Literary Character-Types: ‘Writing to the Moment’ in a Keyboard Sonata of the ‘London’ Bach”
Location:  Fulton Hall  (accessible from the 4th floor of Goodspeed Hall
Time: 5:00pm

MONDAY JANUARY 31st, 2011
Ulrich Groetsch
Trinity International University
“Among Pagans and Hebrews: Teaching Jewish Antiquities in Eighteenth-Century Hamburg”
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

MONDAY FEBRUARY 14th, 2011

Special Event: Roundtable jointly sponsored by the Early Modern, Western Mediterranean Cultures, and Renaissance Workshops

Julius Kirshner
Medieval and Renaissance History, University of Chicago
“Jews as Citizens in Renaissance Italy”

David Nirenberg
Department of History, University of Chicago
“Massacre or Miracle? Sovereign Indecision and the Forced Conversion of the Jews in 1391″

Richard Strier
Department of English, University of Chicago
Respondent

Location Classics 110, 5:00pm

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 25th, 2011
Tom Mayer
Augustana College
“A Tale of Two Vigne: Galileo, the Telescope and Roman Elites 1611”
Joint Meeting with HPSS
Location: John Hope Franklin Room (224), Social Science Research Building
Time: 4:00pm

MONDAY MARCH 14th, 2011
Zahit Atcil
University of Chicago
“The Transformation of the Ottoman State during the Grand Vizierate of Rüstem Paşa (1544-1561)”
Location: Pick 319, 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

SPRING QUARTER:

 

MONDAY MARCH 28, 2011
Kirsty Montgomery
University of Chicago
“The modern man must be told what to think”: The Edinburgh Review and the Political Economy of Emigration, 1802-1832″
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

 

MONDAY APRIL 11th, 2011
Ahmet Tunc Sen
University of Chicago
“Astrology in the Early Modern Ottoman Context: Considerations About the Sources, Studies and the Prospects”
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

 

 

 

MONDAY APRIL 25th, 2011
José Juan Pérez Meléndez
University of Chicago
Joint Meeting with Latin American History Workshop
“Texan Utopias: Robert Owen and the Land Grants Process in Coahuila & Texas, c.1823-1835”
Location: Pick 319, 5:00pm

 

MONDAY MAY 9th, 2011
Constantin Fasolt
University of Chicago
“Breaking up time – escaping from time: Self-assertion and knowledge of the past”
Location: Pick 319, 5:15pm

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
Anthony Pagden CANCELED
UCLA
Joint workshop with the Renaissance Workshop, and co-sponsored by the Nicholson Center for British Studies

“Bringing light to “the dark places of the earth”: barbarism, civility and the question of sovereignty in international jurisprudence from Alberico Gentili to Henry Maine.”
Location: Classics 110, 4:30pm

 

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