MONDAY, April 13th: Sarah-Gray Lesley, “”How to Read a Woman-Hater: Marginalia and Joseph Swetnam’s Araignment of Lewde, idle, froward and vnconstant women (1615)”

File:The Arraignment of Lewd, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women ...Please join the Renaissance Workshop
Monday, April 13th, when

Sarah-Gray Lesley
PhD student, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

“How to Read a Woman-Hater: Marginalia and Joseph Swetnam’s Araignment of Lewde, idle, froward and vnconstant women (1615)”
MONDAY, April 13th
4:30-6:00pm
(Zoom Meeting Information Below)

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

Zoom Meeting Information:
Meeting ID: 617 031 251
Password: 071655

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: Cover page of the 1615 edition of Joseph Swetnam’s The Araignment of Lewde, idle, forward and vnconstant women. 

WEDNESDAY, March 11th, Ryan Campagna on “John Donne and the ‘Affectio’ of Dying”


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Wednesday, March 11th, when

Ryan Campagna
PhD student, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

 “John Donne and the ‘Affectio’ of Dying”
WEDNESDAY, March 11th
4:30-6:00pm
Cobb 203*

*please note the unusual day and room number

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: Portrait of Donne, frontispiece to Deaths Duell, engraved by Martin Droeshout, London, 1631.

MONDAY, March 2nd: Russ Leo, “Nil Volentibus Arduum, Baruch Spinoza, and the Reason of Tragedy” 

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MONDAY, March 2nd, when

Russ Leo
Associate Professor, English
Princeton University
presents the paper:

 “Nil Volentibus Arduum, Baruch Spinoza, and the Reason of Tragedy”
MONDAY, March 2nd
4:30-6:00pm
Rosenwald 405

The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and is attached below. 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 Michal Zechariah (michalz@uchicago.edu).

Image: Portrait of Baruch de Spinoza, 1665, from Gemäldesammlung der Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, Germany.

Beatrice Bradley on “’For here’s a young and sweating devil, here’: Touching Hands in Othello”

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MONDAY, February 17th, when

Beatrice Bradley
PhD Candidate, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

 “‘For here’s a young and sweating devil, here’: Touching Hands in Othello”
MONDAY, February 17th
4:30-6pm
Rosenwald 405

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. 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 Michal Zechariah (michalz@uchicago.edu).

 

Image: Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, Clasped Hands of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, cast after 1853, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Noémie Ndiaye on “Accenting Race: Blackspeak in Early Modern Europe”

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MONDAY, February 3rd, when

Noémie Ndiaye
Assistant Professor, English
University of Chicago
presents the paper:

 ” Accenting Race: Blackspeak in Early Modern Europe
MONDAY, February 3rd
4:30-6pm
Rosenwald 405

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. 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 Michal Zechariah (michalz@uchicago.edu).

 

Image: Unknown artist, Allegory of the Sense of Smell. c. 17th century.