MONDAY, January 24th, Jeffrey Masten, Marlowe’s Queer Futures: Edward and Richard, the Second

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
MONDAY, January 24th, when

Jeffrey Masten

Professor of English and Gender & Sexuality Studies

Northwestern University

presents the paper:

Marlowe’s Queer Futures: Edward and Richard, the Second

MONDAY, January 24th

5:00-6:30pm
Zoom Address: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/95063160015?pwd=dzVQcDN4SjlINlBxZTNkSThKZklGZz09

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “marlowe.” Please note that this meeting will be held virtually.

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: Tomb of Edward II, Gloucester Cathedral, ca. 1330s.

MONDAY: January 10th, Andres Irigoyen, “Idle Hands, Idle Hue: Manual Semiotics and Black Agency in Early Modern Drama”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, January 10th, when

Andres Irigoyen

PhD Student, English Literature
University of Chicago

presents the paper:

Idle Hands, Idle Hue: Manual Semiotics and Black Agency in Early Modern Drama
MONDAY, January 10th

5:00-6:30pm
Zoom Address: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/99863232361?pwd=WG9aWUs4NFZPbWxnQ2hJUitTZTJPUT09

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “hands.” Please note that this meeting will be held virtually.

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: John Bulwer. Chirologia, or The Natural Language of the Hand. (1644)

MONDAY November 29th, Samuel P. Catlin, “Samson in Gaza: Re-reading Milton After 9/11”


Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, November 29th, when

Samuel P. Catlin
PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature and Divinity School
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

Samson in Gaza: Re-Reading Milton After 9/11
MONDAY, November 29th

5:00-6:30pm
Rosenwald 405The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “terror.” Light refreshments will be served.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: An etching of Samson from a German Bible, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1882).

MONDAY, November 8th, Katherine Schaap Williams, “As Able Actors”: Disability and Early Modern Performance

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, November 8th, when

Katherine Schaap Williams

Assistant Professor, English
University of Toronto
presents the paper:
“As Able Actors”: Disability and Early Modern Performance
MONDAY, November 8th

5:00-6:30pm
Rosenwald 405*co-sponsored by and with thanks due to the Nicholson Center for British Studies and the TAPS CommitteeThe paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “able”. Light refreshments will be served.

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: Frontispiece for The Wits, (probably) Francis Kirkman (London, 1662).

MONDAY October 25th, John Harpham, “The Causes of Complexion”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop

MONDAY, October 25th, when

John Harpham
Harper-Schmidt Fellow
University of Chicago

presents the paper:

“The Causes of Complexion”

*chapter five of book MS titled The Intellectual Origins of American Slavery
MONDAY, October 25th
5:00pm-6:30pm
Rosenwald 405
*This event is co-sponsored with the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop
The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop and is available under the password “complexion”  on our website. Light refreshments will be served.
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: “Africa,” in Abraham Ortelius, Abraham Ortelius His Epitome of the Theater of the Worlde (London, 1603), A4. STC 18856, Houghton Library, Harvard University.