Oct 13 | Cultural Impact of the Lutheran Reformation

Friday, October 13, 2017
Room C197
10:30 AM – 5 PM

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The Early Modern Cultural Impact of the Lutheran Reformation
Featured speakers: 
Debora K Shuger (Distinguished Professor, English, UCLA)
Richard McCoy (Distinguished Professor, English, CUNY), Jeffrey Chipps Smith (Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, University of Texas, Austin)
Sarah Covington (Professor, History, CUNY)
Andrew Morrall (Professor, Chair of Academic Programs, Bard Graduate Center)
W. David Myers (Professor, History, Fordham)


10:00 AM – Coffee

10:30 AM – 12 Noon:  Luther in Historical Memory and Religious History

Sarah Covington: “Remembering and Mis-remembering Luther (1600-1900)”

W. David Myers: “‘Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God?’ Luther on sin and repentance”

12 Noon- 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 PM:  The Lutheran Reformation and Visual Culture
Andrew Morrall: “ ‘To Adorn the Chambers of thy Memory.’ Material Culture and the   Reformation”
Jeffrey Chipps Smith:  “Martin Luther and the Power of Art”.
3:00-3:30 PM Coffee Break
3:30-5:00 PM The Afterlife of the Lutheran Reformation in English Literature
Debora Shuger: Melancthon’s Genius
Richard McCoy: “ ‘Grace is Grace’: Luther, Shakespeare, and Measure for Measure”
Reception to follow in Room 5114
Co-sponsored by the Renaissance Studies Certificate Program, Renaissance Society of America, & Ph.D Program in History.