MONDAY October 19th: Megan Heffernan, “Inventories and Invention: Making Genre in Englands Helicon” 

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, October 19th, when

Megan Heffernan
Assistant Professor, English
Depaul University
presents the paper:

“Inventories and Invention: Making Genre in Englands Helicon.”
MONDAY, October 19th
4:30-6:00pm

Zoom Meeting Information:

Password: 680220

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.  We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu). 

Monday, October 5: Michal Zechariah on “Emotional Obduracy in The Merchant of Venice”

 

Please join the Renaissance Workshop

Monday, October 5th when

Michal Zechariah

PhD Candidate, English

University of Chicago

presents the paper:

“Emotional Obduracy in The Merchant of Venice

MONDAY, October 5th

4:30-6:00pm

(Co-Sponsored with Affect and Emotions Workshop)

Zoom: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/97699176666?pwd=bTEyNzRhTlFTb21uTmcxSCs2ODhzdz09

Password: 177074

This paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website with the password “obduracy”.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here.  We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

Image: Richard Westall, Shylock Rebuffing Antonio. 1795.

 

Sarah Kunjummen on “‘Blackness Itself’: Race and Epistemology in the Poetry of Edward Herbert”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, May 25th, when

Sarah Kunjummen
Phd, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

“‘Blackness Itself’: Race and Epistemology in the Poetry of Edward Herbert”
MONDAY, May 25th
4:30-6:00pm
Zoom: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91284895614

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available with a password in the post below.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Michal Zechariah (michalz@uchicago.edu).

Image: Isaac Oliver, The miniature portrait of Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury. c. 1602-1617.

MONDAY, May 11th: Timothy Harrison, “Fictions of Human Nature in Early Modern Poetry and Philosophy”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, May 11th, when

Timothy Harrison
Assistant Professor, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

John Donne’s Physics (Chapter One of Book MS)
MONDAY, May 11th
4:30-6:00pm
https://uchicagostudents.zoom.us/j/95653137498

The paper, to be read in advance, has been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website with a password in the post above.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Michal Zechariah (michalz@uchicago.edu).

 

Image: title page of the 1634 edition of the John Donne’s Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions. Engraved by William Marshall.

Nicholas Bellinson on “Does Portia Cheat? and other questions about the casket trial in The Merchant of Venice”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, April 27, when

Nicholas Bellinson
PhD Candidate, Social Thought
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

“Does Portia Cheat? and other questions about the casket trial in The Merchant of Venice

MONDAY, April 27
4:30-6:00pm
Zoom: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/97346504113

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available with a password in the post below.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Michal Zechariah (michalz@uchicago.edu).

Image: The Virgin with the Scales. Master of the Virgin with the Scales, 1510.