May 22 – Már Jónsson (Institute of History, University of Iceland) for his talk on “The Victims of Witchcraft in 17th Century Iceland.”

Dear all,
Please join the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds workshop today from 5-6:30 p.m. in Wieboldt 207 (NOTE THE ODD DATE AND LOCATION) for our last session of the year!
We be hosting Már Jónsson (Institute of History, University of Iceland) for his talk on “The Victims of Witchcraft in 17th Century Iceland.” There are no pre-circulated materials for this presentation.
This event is co-sponsored with the Medieval Studies Workshop and as always refreshments will be served.
All the best,
John-Paul & Filippo

Armando Maggi (University of Chicago) “Staging a Demonic Possession: Calderón’s auto sacramental El diablo mudo and Las cadenas del demonio”.

Dear all,
Please join the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop (1200-1800) next Monday (May 14) from 5 to 6.30pm in Rosenwald 405. Armando Maggi (Romance Languages & Literatures – University of Chicago) will be presenting on “Staging a Demonic Possession: Calderón’s auto sacramental El diablo mudo and Las cadenas del demonio“. There will be no pre-circulated materials and as always grapes and refreshments will be provided.
We hope to see many of you there!
All the best,
Filippo and John-Paul

April 16th – Craig Kallendorf (Texas A&M University) – “Virgil and the Censors: Printing across the Confessional Divide”

Dear all,
Please join the Early Modern & Mediterranean Worlds (1200-1800) Workshop on April 16th from 5 to 6.30pm in Rosenwald 405. Our special guest Craig Kallendorf (Texas A&M University) will be presenting on  “Virgil and the Censors: Printing across the Confessional Divide”.  There will be no pre-circulated materials and as always refreshments will be served.
Please let us know if you have any questions.
We hope to see many of you at the event!
All the best,
Filippo and John-Paul

David Lantigua (Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame) – “Early Modern Catholic Social Thought and World Order”

Dear all,
We’re happy to announce that this Thursday (April 5), the EMMW workshop is cosponsoring with the Lumen Christi Institute a lecture by David Lantigua (Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame), entitled “Early Modern Catholic Social Thought and World Order.” You can more information about the event on their website here: https://www.lumenchristi.org/events/1009.
We hope to see many of you at the event.
All the best,
JohnPaul and Filippo

April 2: Roundtable – Genre and Travel in the Early Modern Middle East

Dear all,
Please join us next Monday (April 2) from 5-6:30 p.m. in Rosenwald 405 for a round-table on “Genre and Travel in the Early Modern Middle East.”
Orit Bashkin (Professor of Modern Middle East History at the University of Chicago) and Basil Salem (Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences Division) will be presenting. Mohamad Ballan (PhD Student – History, University of Chicago) will be moderating. There will be no pre-circulated materials. As always, refreshments will be served.
Feel free to contact me or Filippo if you have any questions or concerns and check our website (voices.uchicago.edu/emmw for information and upcoming events).
We hope to see many of you at the event!
John-Paul and Filippo