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Other Renaissance Programs

Christine de Pisan, 1537, Case MS 5326

Christine de Pisan, Book of Prayers and Moral Lessons, 1537. Case MS 5326.

The Center for Renaissance Studies hosts a wide variety of afternoon or evening lectures and seminars, full-day symposia, multi-day conferences, and multi-week summer seminars and institutes.


Some programs are open to all, while some have limited enrollment. Please check the individual program listings below for registration information.


Cervantes Symposium


Dante Lecture


NEH-Funded Programs


Newberry Consort


Shakespeare Project of Chicago


Past Other Renaissance Programs

Upcoming Programs

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Other Renaissance Programs
By invitation only
Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Additional details will be added later.
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Shakespeare Project of Chicago
Free and open to the public; no registration required.
“Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.” A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, directed by J. R. Sullivan.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Shakespeare Project of Chicago
Free and open to the public; no registration required.
“O, why should nature build so foul a den, Unless the gods delight in tragedies?” A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, directed by Michelle Shupe.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Shakespeare Project of Chicago
Free and open to the public; no registration required.
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath love’s mind of any judgement taste; Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste. And therefore is love said to be a child Because in choice he is so oft beguiled.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Shakespeare Project of Chicago
Free and open to the public; no registration required.
That disease Of which all old men sicken,—avarice. A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, directed by Peter Garino.