Leonard Barkan – November 10 & 11

Please join us on Thursday, November 10 and Friday, November 11 for a lecture and workshop with

Class of 1943 Professor and Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University.

LECTURE: “Michelangelo: Scribbles, Doodles, Poetry.”
Thursday, November 10 at 4:30 pm in the Social Sciences Tea Room (201). A reception will follow the lecture.

WORKSHOP: Selections from Unswept Floor: Food Culture and High Culture, Antiquity and Renaissance.
Friday, November 11 at 1 pm, in Rosenwald 405. Lunch will be provided.

NOTE: The workshop paper, to be read in advance, is accompanied by a set of images, to be viewed in advance.

Both paper and images are available on the Renaissance workshop website. Log-in using the password “food”. The paper will also be distributed as usual to members of the Renaissance Workshop e-mail list. Due to the size of the PowerPoint file containing the images, however, this will be available on the website only.

Please contact Laura Kolb (lkolb@uchicago.edu) or Philip Goldfarb (pgoldfarb@uchicago.edu) if you have any difficulty downloading the text or images. Persons needing assistance in order to attend should also contact Laura or Philip.

These events are co-sponsored by the Renaissance, Poetry and Poetics, Western Mediterranean, and Rhetoric and Poetics workshops; the Nicholson Center for British Studies; and the History and Forms of Lyric lecture series. We hope to see many of you there!