. Courses 2016-17

Courses 2019-20

Renaissance Studies Graduate Courses listed by Department 2019-2020

Art History

Winter

  • Richard Neer, ARTH 45885, Practices of Classicism in the French 17thCentury (this is a traveling seminar; registration by consent only)

Spring

  • Niall Atkinson, ARTH 36711, Florentine Topographies: Art, Architecture, and Urban Life
  • Niall Atkinson and Karin Krause, ARTH 40585, Journeys Real and Virtual: Travel in the Pre-modern Mediterranean

 

Divinity

Winter

  • Richard Rosengarten, RLVC 41295, Anthropos and Anthropocene in Bunyan and Milton: The Pilgrim’s Progressand Paradise Lost

 

English Language and Literature

Autumn

  • Timothy Harrison, ENGL 53103, The Uses of Fiction: Poetry and Philosophy in Early Modernity

Spring

  • Joshua Scodel, ENGL 39120, Renaissance Christian Epic: Tasso, Vida, Milton

 

 History 

Autumn

  • Adrian Johns, HIST 71301, Seminar I: An Age of Revolutions in Early Modern Society: Britain from Reformation to Enlightenment

Winter

  • David Nirenberg, HIST 42012, Race and Religion: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Matthew Kruer, HIST 47200, Early Modern North America
  • Adrian Johns, HIST 71302, Seminar II: An Age of Revolutions in Early Modern Society: Britain from Reformation to Enlightenment

Spring

  • Lorraine Daston, HIST 35318, Wonder, Wonders, and Knowing (compressed 5 week course, undergrads must apply for permission to take this course)

 

Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Autumn

  • Cornell Fleischer, NEHC 30852, The Ottoman World in the Age of Suleyman the Magnificent (2 quarter sequence)

Winter

  • Cornell Fleischer, NEHC 30840, Radical Islamic Pieties, 1200-1600
  • Cornell Fleischer, NEHC 30853, The Ottoman World in the Age of Suleyman the Magnificent (2 quarter sequence)

Spring

  • Paul Walker, NEHC 30630, Introduction to Islamic Philosophy

 

Philosophy

Spring

  • Daniel Moerner, PHIL 57200, Spinoza’s Ethics

 

Political Science

Winter

  • Nathan Tarcov, PLSC 31205, Politics, Love, and War: Machiavelli’s Literary Works
  • John Padgett, PLSC 46401, Co-Evolution of States and Markets
  • John McCormick, PLSC 52402, Florentine Political Thought

 

Romance Languages and Literatures

Autumn

  • Rocco Rubini, ITAL 33001, Machiavelli and Machiavellism
  • Noel Blanco-Mourelle, SPAN 33555, Learned Women: Spaces of Knowledge, Self-Actualization, and Power

Winter

  • Justin Steinberg, ITAL 33502, Boccaccio’s Decameron
  • Miguel Martinez, SPAN 34170, El arte de sobrevivir: la tradición picaresca
  • Rocco Rubini, ITAL 38702, Italian Comic Theater
  • Larry Norman, FREN 34420, Practices of Classicism in the French Seventeenth Century

Spring

  • Larry Norman, FREN 35961, Versailles: Art, Power, Resistance in the Sun King’s Palace (Reading and Research course)
  • Justin Steinberg, ITAL 32000, Dante’s Divine Comedy2: Purgatorio
  • Armando Maggi, ITAL 36401, Torquato Tasso
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