Calendar

E.g., 04/18/2014
E.g., 04/18/2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Eighteenth-Century Seminar
Nina Dubin, Love, Trust, Risk: Painting "The Papered Century"

2 pm

Please register by 10 am Friday, April 18

The eighteenth-century vogue for pictures of women perusing love letters not only marked the age’s affection for epistolarity, it also emblematized the “papered century,” named for the period’s unprecedented proliferation of monetary notes and credit instruments.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Other Renaissance Programs
Shakespeare Project of Chicago: All’s Well That Ends Well

10 am - 12:30 pm

Open to the public; no tickets or registration necessary

“T were all one
That I should love a bright particular star
And think to wed it, he is so above me”

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Milton Seminar
Joshua Scodel, Edenic Freedoms

12 noon

Please register by 10 am Friday, May 16

While many scholars have argued that Paradise Lost celebrates freedom, the nature of such freedom remains unclear. Professor Scodel will contend that the poem in fact embraces the notorious polysemous ambiguities of freedom as an ideal.