MONDAY, May 16th, Arthur Little, “Embattled Whiteness and the Humanist Academy in Jonson’s Masque of Blackness”


Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, May 16th, when

Arthur Little, Jr.
Associate Professor, English
UCLA
presents the paper:

 “Embattled Whiteness and the Humanist Academy in Jonson’s Masque of Blackness
Monday, May 16th
5:00-6:30pm
Rosenwald 405

The paper, to be read in advance, has been distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website here under the password “white.” 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).

WEDNESDAY, April 20th, Christopher Xuan, “Embodying and Producing Monstrosity: Monstrous Hermaphrodite in mid-17th-century English Political Language” [VIRTUAL MEETING]


Please join the Renaissance Workshop
WEDNESDAY, April 20th, when
Christopher Xuan
MAPHSS-History
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

“Embodying and Producing Monstrosity: Monstrous Hermaphrodite in mid-17th-century English Political Language”
WEDNESDAY, April 20th
4:00-5:30pm
*This event is co-sponsored with the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop

Zoom Link:
https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/93636485660?pwd=OHZ0UnpZZWVjWWhwV3JDYUc1dVlnUT09#success
*Please note the unusual time and virtual location
The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is available on our website.
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, February 28th, Colby Gordon, “Egg Theory’s Early Modern Style; Or, John Donne’s Resurgent Flesh”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop

Monday, February 28th, when

Colby Gordon

Assistant Professor of Literatures in English

Bryn Mawr College

presents the paper:

 

Egg Theory’s Early Modern Style; Or, John Donne’s Resurgent Flesh

MONDAY, February 28th

5:00-6:30pm

Rosenwald 405

*co-sponsored with and thanks to the generosity of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

 

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 “style.” 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: Engraving from John Donne’s Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions.1634.

THURSDAY, February 17th, Richard Strier on “Shakespeare and Skepticism”


Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Thursday, February 17th, when

Richard Strier
Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor, English, Divinity, the College,
University of Chicagopresents the paper:

“Shakespeare and Skepticism”
THURSDAY, February 17th
5:00-6:30pm
*co-coordinated with the Philosophy and Literature Workshop
Zoom Address: zoom link

The paper, to be read in advance will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list, and will be available on our website here under the password “skeptic.”

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 Taylor, Chandos Portrait of William Shakespeare, c. 1600s.

MONDAY, February 7th, Sarah-Gray Lesley, “‘The Mother’s Mouth’: White Women Consume in Thomas Middleton’s London, 1613”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, February 7th, when
Sarah Gray Lesley
PhD Candidate, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:
“The Mother’s Mouth”: White Women Consume in Thomas Middleton’s London, 1613″
MONDAY, February 7th
5:00-6:30pm
Rosenwald 405
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 “mouth.” 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: Unknown artist. “The Chomondeley Ladies.” (ca. 1600-1610) Oil on Wood. Tate Britain.