Renaissance Studies Events, 2016 – 2017

September 15, 6:00-7:30 PM, Room 9207
Seminar for the Study of Women in the Renaissance
“Offstage Direction: French Women and the Reshaping of the Renaissance Theatre”
Francesca Canadé Sautman (French, Hunter and The Graduate Center)
September 30, 2016, 12 Noon – 1 PM, The Medieval Study (Room 5105)
Celebration of Research and Essay Prize Winners
Maura Kenny, Winner of the 2016 Research Award & Krystle Farman, Winner of the 2016 Essay Award
October 14, 4:00-6:00 PM, The Skylight Room
Roundtable: Renaissance Studies and the Digital Humanities
Speakers: Michael Ullyot (English, Calgary), Richard Freedman (Music, Haverford), Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages, Hunter), and Andie Silva (English, York)
October 17-21, The Graduate Center and New York University, Casa Italiana
Ariosto after 500 Years
David Quint, Lina Bolzoni, Federica Caneparo, JoAnn Cavallo, Sergio Zatti, Wendy Heller, Jane Tylus, Dennis Looney, Luigi Ballerini, Brian Richardson, Antonio Ricci, Daniela D’Eugenio, Bettina Lerner, Alessandro Giammei, Joshua Reid, Melissa Swain, Eugenio Reffini
October 28, 2:00-6:00 PM: Open House: The Dining Commons
Lunch and informal meetings with Renaissance Studies faculty and students followed by the English Friday Forum: 4:00-6:00 PM, Skylight Room :  ‘My Play’s Last Scene’: Donne and Bowie Perform Death”
November 5, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, The English Department Lounge, Room 4406
Othello Now: Race and Academic Identities
Ian Smith (English, Lehigh) and Miles Parks Grier (English, Queens College)

February 24, 2017, 2:00-4:00 PM, Room 9204
Reading Greek Authors in the Renaissance: Two Case Studies: Xenophon and Lucian
Noreen Humble (Classics, Calgary) and Keith Sidwell (Classics, University College Cork)

March 17, 2017, 2:00-4:00 PM, The Skylight Room
Illegitimacy in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Sara McDougall (French, John Jay and The Graduate Center)
April 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 7:30 PM, The Skylight Room
Conference: Rights, the Human, and Literature in Early Modernity
Mary Nyquist (English, Toronto), Domna Stanton (French, The Graduate Center) & more TBA