November 17th: Katia Fowler on Katherine Philips and Early Modern Memorial Culture

Please join the Renaissance Workshop 
THIS Monday, November 17th, when
Katia Fowler
PhD Student 
Department of English Literature
presents a project in progress:
“Having Her Heart to Be My Monument”: Friendship, Kinship and Memorialization in Katherin Philip’s Wiston Vault
Rosenwald 405
The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to 
the Renaissance Workshop mailing list, and is available for download in the post above.
To be added to our list or to request copies of the papers directly, 
please contact Sarah Kunjummen (

November 14: Ramie Targoff on Vittoria Colonna’s Sonnets

Sketch of Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, ca. 1540

Please join the Metaphor Workshop and the Renaissance Workshop

as Ramie Targoff,

Professor of English at Brandeis University,

gives a talk entitled

“Dissolving Love’s “Knot”: Transforming Eros in the Sonnets of Vittoria Colonna.

(There will be no pre-circulated paper for this event)

Friday, November 14th

4:00 pm, Classics 21

Please note the unusual date and time.


This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please contact Sarah Kunjummen ( or Katia Fowler ( with any questions or concerns.