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Past Programs

Friday, October 14, 2016
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed.
The field of eighteenth‐century Shakespeare has recently received renewed attention with the publication of the essay collection Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century (Fiona Ritchie and Peter Sabor, eds.) by Cambridge University Press (2012), Michael Caines’s volume for the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series (2013) and conference sessions at the American Society for Eighteenth‐Century St
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed
In an influential article from 2004, Ken Jackson and Arthur Marotti heralded the turn to religion in early modern studies, a movement that has largely involved reading early modern literature through the lens of Continental philosophy. Yet well before this development, scholarship on early modern Englishwomen’s writing had already undergone its own turn to religion.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed.
This workshop introduces beginning graduate students to some technical aspects of the study of European culture during the Middle Ages. It is suitable for students with concentrations in literature (of any European language), history, art history, medieval studies, manuscript studies, history of the book, and other relevant disciplines.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed
One recent approach to research on Dante emphasizes the use of poetry as a vehicle of religious discourse and even of theological revelation. Dante has a paradigmatic value for this topic that has widely influenced study throughout numerous subfields of literature and religion, intensely engaging a considerable variety of medieval and Renaissance writers—mystics and humanists alike.
Thursday, January 28, 2016Saturday, January 30, 2016
Renaissance Graduate Programs
The Center for Renaissance Studies’ annual graduate student conference, organized and run by advanced doctoral students, has become a premier opportunity for emerging scholars to present papers, participate in discussions, and develop collaborations across the field of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed
Students pursuing the study of European culture during the Middle Ages often assume that their serious research will have to take place in European archives.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed
This workshop will examine the transition from the manuscript to the printed book, focusing in particular on the period 1300-1650 in England.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed
This workshop will focus on approaches to Don Quixote and implications for the study of narrative in general.
Friday, September 18, 2015Friday, December 11, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
This seminar aims to create a broad-based community of graduate students at the beginning stages of work on their dissertations in early modern literature, c.1500 to 1800.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed.
Students pursuing the study of European culture during the Middle Ages often assume that their serious research will have to take place in European archives.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed
“All media are mixed media,” claims theorist W. J. T. Mitchell. This workshop will examine several key issues in the long history of “mixed” media by focusing on interrelations between text and image in Renaissance Europe. We will give particular attention to broadsides, pamphlets, frontispieces, emblem books, maps, atlases, and other items from the Newberry Library collections.
Thursday, January 22, 2015Saturday, January 24, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
The Center for Renaissance Studies’ annual graduate student conference, organized and run by advanced doctoral students, has become a premier opportunity for emerging scholars to present papers, participate in discussions, and develop collaborations across the field of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
“All media are mixed media,” claims theorist W. J. T. Mitchell. This workshop will examine several key issues in the long history of “mixed” media by focusing on interrelations between text and image in Renaissance Europe. We will give particular attention to broadsides, pamphlets, frontispieces, emblem books, maps, atlases, and other items from the Newberry Library collections.
Friday, September 26, 2014Friday, December 5, 2014
Renaissance Graduate Programs
This seminar will be devoted to creating a broad-based community of graduate students who are at the beginning stages of working on their dissertations in the late medieval, Renaissance, or early modern history of continental Europe, c. 1300-1700. The goal will be to provide comments and criticisms from a larger group of specialists than would be available on any single campus.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
In this workshop we will explore intersections between the history of music and the history of travel in early modern Europe. Incorporating discussion sessions with examination of rare sources in the Newberry collection, we will consider how the application of “travel,” as a category of analysis, enhances our understanding of music history from 1500 to 1700.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
Although the term “early modern” first came to be used in the context of European history, scholars working in other world regions have increasingly come to use the term to describe processes taking place in other parts of the world, from roughly 1350-1800, related to those also playing out in Europe during the same time frame.
Friday, January 31, 2014Saturday, February 1, 2014
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
See the director’s web page: Dale Van Kley, Ohio State University Download a printable PDF flyer to post and distribute.
Thursday, January 23, 2014Saturday, January 25, 2014
Renaissance Graduate Programs
The Center for Renaissance Studies’ annual graduate student conference, organized and run by advanced doctoral students, has become a premier opportunity for graduate students to present papers, participate in discussions, and develop collaborations across the field of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies.
Friday, September 27, 2013Friday, December 6, 2013
Renaissance Graduate Programs
This seminar aims to create a broad-based community of graduate students at the beginning stages of work on their dissertations in early modern literature.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
This workshop will focus on approaches to Don Quixote and implications for the study of narrative in general.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
Enrollment deadline: February 22, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013Saturday, January 26, 2013
Renaissance Graduate Programs
The Center for Renaissance Studies’ annual graduate student conference, organized and run by advanced doctoral students, has become a premier opportunity for maturing scholars to present papers, participate in discussions, and develop collaborations across the field of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
Reading the Early Modern Anglo-Muslim Archive: The Poetics and Politics of Cultural Translation
Friday, September 14, 2012Friday, November 16, 2012
Renaissance Graduate Programs
This special seminar is devoted to creating a broad-based community of graduate students who are at the beginning stages of working on their dissertations in medieval or Renaissance history. Students working in any geographical area are eligible. The goal will be to provide comments and criticisms from a larger group of specialists than would be available on any single campus.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The Psalms in Public and in Private
Thursday, January 26, 2012Saturday, January 28, 2012
Renaissance Graduate Programs
The annual Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference, organized and run by advanced doctoral students, has become a premier opportunity for maturing scholars to present papers, participate in discussions, and develop collaborations across the field of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies.
Thursday, January 27, 2011Saturday, January 29, 2011
Renaissance Graduate Programs
See the complete program and the online Selected Conference Proceedings publication. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs. Graduate student organizers:
Thursday, January 21, 2010Saturday, January 23, 2010
Renaissance Graduate Programs
The 2010 conference featured a keynote address by Jean Howard of Columbia University. See the complete program and the online Selected Conference Proceedings publication.
Friday, January 23, 2009
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Education: Forming and Deforming the Premodern Mind
Friday, January 25, 2008
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Mapping the Premodern
Friday, June 8, 2007
Renaissance Graduate Programs
See also the online Selected Conference Proceedings publication. Panel 1: Unstable Self Chair: Vickie Larsen, University of Iowa
Friday, June 9, 2006Saturday, June 10, 2006
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 9 Panel 1: Contextual Experience in Early Modern Europe Chair: Jane K. Wickersham, Center for Renaissance Studies, The Newberry Library
Friday, June 10, 2005Saturday, June 11, 2005
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 10 Session 1: Representations of Ideals: From the Material to the Immaterial Chair: Sif Rikhardsdottir, Washington University in St. Louis
Friday, June 11, 2004Saturday, June 12, 2004
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 11 Session 1: Voices from the Courtroom: Interpreting the Early Modern Witchcraft Trial Chair: Frances Mitilineos, Loyola University Chicago
Friday, June 13, 2003Saturday, June 14, 2003
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 13 Session 1 Chair: Megan Geigner, Illinois State University Going Ganymede: Ben Johnson’s Sejanus, Epicoene and Sexual AmbiguityTara Hayes, Wayne State University
Friday, June 7, 2002Saturday, June 8, 2002
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 7 Session 1: Rethinking Classical and Renaissance Gender Roles Chair: Lea Guenther, Northwestern University Transgressing Boundaries: the Witch and the Indian Woman in Early Modern EnglandAmy L. Murre, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Thursday, June 7, 2001Friday, June 8, 2001
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Thursday, June 7 Session 1: Intersections of Sacred and Profane Chair: Stephanie Witham, University of Nebraska-Lincoln The Jewish Woman: Power and Relationship in Medieval EnglandFrances Howard Mitilineos, Loyola University Chicago
Friday, June 9, 2000Saturday, June 10, 2000
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 9 Session 1: Reading and Reception Chair: Jim Benedict, Washington University in Saint Louis Creative Reading: Indexing as Interpretation in Seventeenth-Century EnglandNathanial Smith, Indiana University
Friday, June 12, 1998Saturday, June 13, 1998
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 14, 1996Saturday, June 15, 1996
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 9, 1995Saturday, June 10, 1995
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 10, 1994Saturday, June 11, 1994
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 11, 1993Saturday, June 12, 1993
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 12, 1992Saturday, June 13, 1992
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 14, 1991Saturday, June 15, 1991
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 8, 1990Saturday, June 9, 1990
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 9, 1989Saturday, June 10, 1989
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 10, 1988Saturday, June 11, 1988
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 19, 1987Saturday, June 20, 1987
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, January 10, 1986Saturday, January 11, 1986
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 14, 1985Saturday, June 15, 1985
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.
Friday, June 15, 1984Saturday, June 16, 1984
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Organized and run by graduate students, the Center for Renaissance Studies graduate student conference is interdisciplinary in scope; papers were invited in any area of medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Programs.