Joshua Scodel on Milton’s L’Allegro

NPG 4222; John Milton by Unknown artist

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, December 5, when

Joshua Scodel
Helen A. Regenstein Professor
Department of English and Department of Comparative Literature
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

L’Allegro‘s ‘Sweet Liberty’ and Literary Tradition”
MONDAY 5 December
5:00 PM

Rosenwald 405

The paper, to be read in advance, has been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available with password in the post above. Light refreshments will be served.

If you would like to join our email list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions, requests, and/or concerns may be directed to Beatrice Bradley (bbradley@uchicago.eduor Jo Nixon (ejnixon@uchicago.edu).

Image: Unknown Artist, ca. 1629
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Leah Whittington on “Humanism, Philology, and Texts without Ends”

aeneas-and-turnus

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, November 14, when

Leah Whittington
John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities
Department of English, Harvard University
presents the paper:

“Humanism, Philology, and Texts without Ends”
MONDAY 14 November
5:00 PM
Rosenwald 405

The paper, to be read in advance, has been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available with password in the post above. Light refreshments will be served.

If you would like to join our email list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions, requests, and/or concerns may be directed to Beatrice Bradley (bbradley@uchicago.eduor Jo Nixon (ejnixon@uchicago.edu).

Image: Woodcut illustration from the “Strasbourg Vergil,” Sebastian Brant, 1502
Image Source

Katrina Powers on “Susanna, Venus, and the Renaissance Nude”

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Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, October 31, when

Katrina Powers
Ph.D. Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

“Susanna, Venus, and the Renaissance Nude”
MONDAY 31 OCTOBER
5:00 PM
Rosenwald 405

The paper, to be read in advance, has been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop email list and is available with password in the post above. Light refreshments will be served.

This workshop is cosponsored by the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop.

If you would like to join our email list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions, requests, and/or concerns may be directed to Beatrice Bradley (bbradley@uchicago.eduor Jo Nixon (ejnixon@uchicago.edu).

Image: “Susanna and the Elders,” Tintoretto, ca. 1555 (KHM)

Richard Strier on Recent Criticism of King Lear (Cavell and Berger)

king lear banishing cordelia, Fri May 14, 2010, 11:05:57 AM, 8C, 4696x6328, (1+720), 100%, bent 6 stops, 1/60 s, R110.5, G77.4, B87.8

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, October 17, when

Richard Strier
Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
Department of English and Divinity School
presents the paper:

“The Judgment of the Critics that Makes us Tremble: ‘Distributing Complicities’ in Recent Criticism of King Lear”
MONDAY 17 October
5:00 PM
Rosenwald 405

The paper, to be read in advance, has been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available with password in the post above. Light refreshments will be served.

If you would like to join our email list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions, requests, and/or concerns may be directed to Beatrice Bradley (bbradley@uchicago.eduor Jo Nixon (ejnixon@uchicago.edu).

Image: Richard Earlom and Henry Fuseli. From A Collection of Prints, from Pictures Painted for the Purpose of Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, by John Boydell, 1803.

October 3: Jo Nixon on Henry Vaughan

flint

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, October 3, when

Jo Nixon
Ph.D. Student, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

“‘Which some think dead’: Uniting Flint and Flesh in Henry Vaughan’s Silex Scintillans
MONDAY 3 OCTOBER
5:30-7 PM
Rosenwald 405

*Please note the unusual time.*

There is no precirculated paper for this workshop. Light refreshments will be served.

Please join us before the workshop at 4:30 pm for a discussion with Jessica Smith and Annie Janusch from UChicagoGRAD. See below for more information. Both events are cosponsored by the Early Modern Workshop.

If you would like to join our email list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions, requests, and/or concerns may be directed to Beatrice Bradley (bbradley@uchicago.edu) or Jo Nixon (ejnixon@uchicago.edu).

 Image Source: Vaughan, Henry. Silex Scintillans: or Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations. London, 1650. Early English Books Online.

October 3: Jessica Smith and Annie Janusch from UChicagoGrad

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, October 3, for a discussion
on fellowships and funding opportunities with

Jessica Smith
Associate Director, Fellowships
UChicagoGRAD

and

Annie Janusch
Fellowships & Writing Coordinator
UChicagoGRAD

MONDAY 3 OCTOBER
4:30-5:15 PM
Rosenwald 405

*Please note the change in time*

Jessica Smith and Annie Janusch will highlight fellowships and other funding opportunities that are of particular interest to graduate students pursuing early modern studies. In addition, this presentation will go over planning and processes involved in applying to both internal and external sources of funding. Students from across departments are encouraged to attend. We ask that those planning to do so fill out this short survey.

Please join us after the discussion for our first workshop of the quarter with a presentation from Jo Nixon. See above for more information. Both events are cosponsored by the Early Modern Workshop.

If you would like to join our email list, please click here. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions, requests, and/or concerns may be directed to Beatrice Bradley (bbradley@uchicago.edu) or Jo Nixon (ejnixon@uchicago.edu).