We are very excited to announce the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds workshop’s first event in our jam-packed spring quarter.
Please join us on Wednesday, March 28 (please note the odd date) from 5-6:30 p.m. in Rosenwald 405 for a presentation by Prof. Gabriele Pedullà (Università degli Studi Roma Tre) on “Machiavelli’s Hidden Master: Rediscovering Dionysius of Halicarnassus,” co-sponsored with the Political Theory Workshop. Federica Caneparo (Post-Doc, Romance Languages and Literatures) will respond.
Please find the flyer for this event here. As always, refreshments will be served.
Feel free to contact us or Danielle Charette (coordinator of the Political Theory workshop, dcharette@uchicago.
All the best,
John-Paul and Filippo
EMMW Spring Schedule
March 28 (please note the odd date — cosponsored with the Political Theory Workshop and presented by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures)
Gabriele Pedullà (University of Roma 3) – Machiavelli’s Hidden Master: Rediscovering Dionysius of Halicarnassus
Respondent: Federica Caneparo (University of Chicago)
April 2: Panel — “Travel and Travelers in the 18th-century Middle East and North Africa”
Orit Bashkin (Associate Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)
Basil Salem (Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences Division)
Moderator: Mohamad Ballan (PhD Candidate, Department of History)
April 5 (cosponsored with the Lumen Christi Institute- please note the odd date and location Swift Hall, Common Room):
David Lantigua (University of Notre Dame): “Early Modern Catholic Social Thought and World Order”
April 16: Craig Kallendorf (Texas A&M University) – On Censored Virgils
April 23 (Cosponsored with the Renaissance workshop): Richard Stier (University of Chicago) – “Devout Humanism’ and Its Problems: George Herbert and François de Sales”
April 30: Panel on Periodization II (more details to follow)
May 14: Armando Maggi (University of Chicago) – “Staging a Demonic Possession: Calderón’s auto sacramental El diablo mudo and Las cadenas del demonio”
May 22 (please note the odd date and location: Wieboldt 207): Már Jónsson (Institute of History – University of Iceland) – “The Victims of Witchcraft in 17th Century Iceland”
May 28: Ji Gao (PhD Student, University of Chicago): Publishing Illustrated Books in Sixteenth-Century France – the examples of Guillaume Roville and Benoît Rigaud.