Wed., April 14: Nora Lambert, “The Making of an Exhibit: Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe”

Please join us next week for the spring quarter’s first meeting of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop!

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 3:30pm (note the odd time and day)

We are excited to welcome Nora Lambert (PhD Candidate, Art History, and Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Smart Museum of Art) who will be talking about her work as curator of the exhibit entitled Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe. Joining the conversation will be Cosette Bruhns (Humanities Teaching Fellow, RLL) and Christine Zappella (PhD Candidate, Art History).

Please note, there will be no pre-circulated paper. For more information about the exhibit, please visit: https://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/exhibitions/lust-love-and-loss-in-renaissance-europe/.

You may join our meeting at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91943281003?pwd=WTZWZUZvYjR2N3JmZ3haMTBNSnFHUT09

We hope to see you there!

Top image: Master of the Apollo and Daphne Legend, Daphne Fleeing from Apollo, c. 1500, Oil, formerly on panel, transferred to canvas. Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1973.45.

Wed., March 17th: “Sounding Out” – Joint Panel with the Sound and Society Workshop

Please join us next week for the final meeting of the quarter of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds workshop! 
 
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 4:30pm CST (Note the odd time and day)
 
In conjunction with the Sound and Society Workshop, we will be welcoming a panel of three scholars who will be talking about their current work on the sonic sphere in Early Modern society. Joining us:
 
Bonnie Gordon
Associate Professor, Department of Music, University of Virginia
 
Robert L. Kendrick
Professor, Department of Music and Romance Languages and Literatures, UChicago
 
Juan Vitulli
Associate Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Notre Dame
 
There are no pre-circulated readings for this event. You may join the meeting at the following link: 
We hope to see you there!

Mon., March 8th: Beatrice Fazio, “Redrawing Perspective: Literary Representation of Cartographic Rationale in Machiavelli’s Prince”

Please join us for our next meeting of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop, co-sponsored with the Renaissance Workshop!

Monday, March 8, 2021 at 4:30pm (Note the odd time and day)

Beatrice Fazio (PhD Student, RLL) will be presenting her paper entitled,

“Redrawing Perspective: Literary Representation of Cartographic Rationale in Machiavelli’s Prince”

Reading materials will be circulated one week in advance via e-mail.

You may join the meeting at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91653111944?pwd=OCticnNyQUtHRTk5eUdlYjFlWUpJdz09

Password: 037397

We hope to see you there!

Feb. 23rd: Lexie Cook, “Interpreting the Silence of the Tangomão: Fictions of Intermediation along the Rivers of Guinea”

Please join us for our next meeting of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop!

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 3pm

We are happy to welcome Lexie Cook (PhD Candidate, Columbia University). Kate Randazzo (PhD Student, History) will be serving as respondent. Reading materials will be circulated one week in advance via e-mail.

You may join our meeting at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/92587265300?pwd=U01UR0pxYStjR3p5dDh4UGVIZXBPQT09

We hope to see you there!

Jan. 26th: Robert Kendrick, “Difference, Disguise, Deceit in Three Italian Oratorios, 1680-1720”

Please join us for our next meeting of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop!

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 3pm

We are happy to welcome Robert Kendrick (Professor, RLL/Music). Darren Kusar (PhD Candidate, RLL) will offer a response. Reading material and accompanying slides will be circulated via e-mail. In addition, please see the following link for one of the texts to be discussed: https://books.google.com/books?id=tB0YyEXZz54C&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

You may join our meeting at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/92587265300?pwd=U01UR0pxYStjR3p5dDh4UGVIZXBPQT09

We hope to see you there!

Jan. 12th: John Harpham, “The English Image of Africa”

Please join us next week for the winter quarter’s first meeting of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 3pm (CST)

We are happy to welcome John Harpham (Harper Schmidt Fellow, UChicago), who will be presenting a chapter of his current book project. Isabela Fraga (PhD Candidate, RLL) will be responding. Reading materials will be circulated via e-mail.

You can join the session at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/92587265300?pwd=U01UR0pxYStjR3p5dDh4UGVIZXBPQT09

We hope to see you there!

NOV. 24th: Enrico Carnevali, “The Clizia As a Machiavellian Reading of Alberti’s On Family”

Please join us next week for the fall quarter’s final session of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop!

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 3:00pm (CST)

We are happy to welcome Enrico Carnevali (PhD Student, RLL), who will be presenting his current work-in-progress. Reading materials will be circulated one week in advance via e-mail.

You may join our Zoom meeting at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/97427293491?pwd=V0xFbWtTLzNIbHlBYlNzdDdXZmxaQT09

Password: 545907

We hope to see you there!

Nov. 10th: Daniela Gutiérrez Flores – “Tales of the Kitchen Underbelly: The Picaresque Discourse of Cooking in Early Modern Spain”

Please join us next week for our next meeting of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop!

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 3pm (CST)

We are happy to welcome Daniela Gutiérrez Flores (PhD Candidate, RLL), who will be presenting her current work-in-progress. Reading materials will be circulated one week in advance via e-mail.

You may join our Zoom meeting at the following link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/97427293491?pwd=V0xFbWtTLzNIbHlBYlNzdDdXZmxaQT09

Password: 545907

We hope to see you there!

Oct. 27: Ada Palmer – “Why We Keep Telling the Myth of the Renaissance”

Please join us next week for the third session of the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop! 
 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 4pm (CDT)
 
We are happy to welcome Ada Palmer (Associate Professor, History) who will be presenting a portion of her current book project. Reading materials will be circulated via e-mail.
 

You can join the session at the following link:

Password: 545907

 

 
We hope to see you there!

Oct. 21st: “Gender and Philology: Towards a New Edition of Catalina de Erauso’s ‘Vida y sucesos de la Monja Alférez'”

Please join us next week for a joint session between the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop and the Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean! 
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 5pm 
(Note the odd time and day)
 
We are happy to welcome Miguel Martínez (Associate Professor, RLL), who will be presenting a portion of his introduction to a new critical edition of Catalina de Erauso’s Vida y sucesos de la Monja Alférez. Reading materials will be circulated via e-mail a week in advance.
 
Password: 659806 
 
We hope to see you there!

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