Past Renaissance Programs — Other Seminars, Lectures, Symposia, Conferences, and Summer Programs

Past Programs

Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Directed by Peter Garino “Tis no shame to be bad, because ‘tis common.”
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Directed by David Skidmore
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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Adapted by Barbara Zahora, Michelle Shupe and Peter Garino Directed by Barbara Zahora
Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Directed by Peter Garino
Saturday, September 20, 2014
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By invitation only
Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
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“T were all oneThat I should love a bright particular starAnd think to wed it, he is so above me”
Saturday, February 22, 2014
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“Were man but constant, he were perfect.”
Saturday, January 18, 2014
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“Oh that I had the power to make Time lame,To stay the stars, or make the moon stand still,That future day might never stay haste thy flight.”
Saturday, October 19, 2013
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“If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men’s cottages princes’ palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.”
Saturday, September 21, 2013
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By invitation only
Annual meeting for the representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Questions? Contact renaissance@newberry.org.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
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By William Shakespeare and Thomas Kyd
“But that your lips were sacred, my lord/You would profane the holy name of love.”
Saturday, February 23, 2013
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“If music be the food of love, play on.”
Saturday, January 19, 2013
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“Oh God, Oh God! That it were possible to undo things done; to call back yesterday!”
Saturday, October 27, 2012
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“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.”
Saturday, September 22, 2012
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Annual meeting for the representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions, by invitation only. Questions? Contact renaissance@newberry.org.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
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A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, directed by Barbara Zahora. An informative talk begins fifteen minutes before the performance, which is followed by a question-and-answer session with the director and cast.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
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A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. An informative talk begins fifteen minutes before the performance, which is followed by a question-and-answer session with the director and cast.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
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A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Center for American Indian Studies Programs
1812 proved a momentous year. In Europe, Great Britain battled the French armies of Napoleon, who also launched his ill-fated invasion of Russia that year. Ramifications of this conflict sparked the War of 1812, pitting the United States against Britain and against an American Indian alliance that hoped to block American expansion into the Northwest Territories.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
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Richard IIby William ShakespeareDirected by Peter Garino
Friday, September 25, 2009
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The Center for Renaissance Studies was established in 1979 as a consortium of five Chicago-area universities, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.Thirty years later the consortium has grown to fifty member institutions.
Friday, March 11, 2005Saturday, March 12, 2005
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Conference on Political Economy and State Formation in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1750 Sponsored by the University of Aberdeen, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, through Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium funding, and the Research Institute for Irish & Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen.
Friday, April 30, 2004Saturday, May 1, 2004
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This symposium aimed to provide a forum for scholars from a variety of fields to reflect critically on the benefits as well as the costs of comparative work, a discussion that has been surprisingly absent from the current drive for more hemispheric and inclusive approaches to the colonial Americas under the rubric of American Studies or Atlantic Studies.
Friday, December 5, 2003Saturday, December 6, 2003
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The England of Elizabeth was a time of great cultural development as England sought to find its national identity in a radically changing world. In a time known for explorations, expanded trade, and brilliant literature, at the margins of society lived those who were left out of England’s prosperous white Protestant identity.
Thursday, November 13, 2003Saturday, November 15, 2003
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Cultural, Political, and Historical Connections between Spain and England, 1554-1604
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
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American Colonies, Scottish Entrepeneurs, and British State Formation, 1603-1707Allan Macinnes, University of Aberdeen (currently at the University of Strathclyde Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Thursday, January 30, 2003
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Distance and Memory: American Scenes on a Silver Beaker, Antwerp, c. 1530Carlo Ginzburg, University of California, Los Angeles Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, October 11, 2002Saturday, October 12, 2002
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Sponsored by Wayne State University, Miami University, and Kent State University, with additional support from Ohio State University; and organized by Ronald Corthell, Kent State University; Frances E. Dolan, Miami University; Christopher Haley, Ohio State University; and Arthur Marotti, Wayne State University.
Wednesday, September 11, 2002Saturday, September 14, 2002
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Responsabilite scientifique: Dominique de Courcelles, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CERPHl-ENS Lyon.Co-organisateurs: Marcel Tetel, Emeritus, Duke University; Paul Saenger et Carla Zecher, Newberry Library.
Monday, July 1, 2002Friday, July 26, 2002
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Directed by Consuelo Varela, Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos de Sevilla. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, April 19, 2002Saturday, April 20, 2002
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The Unique Texts and Images in the Colonial Andean Manuscripts of Martin de Murúa and Guaman Poma de Ayala Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago, and the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies and D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History.
Friday, April 5, 2002Sunday, April 7, 2002
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This conference was made possible through major funding by the Women’s Board of the University of Chicago, and co-sponsorsed by the Adelyn Russell Bogert Fund of the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Committee on South Asian Studies, the Department of Music, the Humanities Division, and the Weiss Brown Fund, all of the University of Chicago; and the Newberry Center for Renaissance
Monday, October 1, 2001
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Lecture: Bloody Good: The Chivalric Heritage of the Great War Workshop: Heroic Masculinity, Gender, and the Reconceptualization of Chivalry Allen J. Frantzen, Loyola University Chicago
Monday, June 18, 2001Friday, July 13, 2001
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Directed by Armando Petrucci and Franca Nardelli. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Wednesday, March 28, 2001
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Ancient Lives: Arnaldo Momigliano and the Genre of Biography in Greece and RomeRichard P. Saller, University of Chicago (currently at Stanford University) Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Thursday, March 8, 2001Saturday, March 10, 2001
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Sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago; the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies; the Humanities Visiting Committee Fund of the Franke Institute for the Humanities; the Gertrude and Meyer Kestenbaum Cultural Activities Fund of the Humanities Division; the Chicago  Group on Modern Fran
Thursday, February 22, 2001Saturday, February 24, 2001
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The colony of New France began with settlements in the St. Lawrence valley in present-day Quebec, then spread to the Upper Midwest, including Illinois. As a French colony, New France was administratively unified. As a region, however, it was far from demographically and culturally homogenous.
Friday, February 2, 2001
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Lecture: Sappho on the Arno: A Literary Portrait of Laura Battiferra degli Ammannati Workshop: How Shall We Restore the Ladies to Mainstream Literary History? Documents from the Battiferra File Victoria Kirkham, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, November 10, 2000
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Lecture: Menstruation and Monstrous Births: Women’s Blood and Medieval Fictions Workshop: The History of Gender: Pleasures, Passions, and Pedagogy Led by Peggy McCracken, University of Michigan
Friday, September 22, 2000Saturday, September 23, 2000
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Sponsored by the University of Chicago; and by the Department of French and Italian, the Anonymous Fund, the Institute of Research in the Humanities, and the Humanities Center of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Friday, September 22, at the Newberry Library
Friday, April 28, 2000
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Roundtable Discussion: Women and Religion
Friday, April 21, 2000
The Life of Magister Arnulphus—alias Arnoul Greban, Arnolfo Giliardi, and , perhaps, Arnolfo de San Gilleno—Theologian, Singer, Organist, Composer, and PedagogueDarwin Smith, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, March 3, 2000
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Lecture: Bewitching the President: Gender, Race, and the Politics of Power in Late-17th-Century Guatemala Workshop: Identifying Women’s Cultural Networks through Inquisition Records Martha Few, University of Miami (now at University of Arizona)
Friday, January 28, 2000
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Lecture: Women and the Law in Late Medieval Europe Maria Teresa Guerra Medici, University of Rome, now at Università degli Studi di Camerino Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, November 12, 1999
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Lecture: Prostitutes, Celebrity, and Print Culture in Renaissance Venice: The Case of Tullia d’AragonaDiana Robin, University of New Mexico, now emerita
Friday, October 15, 1999Saturday, October 16, 1999
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Sponsored by the Academy of American Franciscan Historians, the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Franke Institute for the Humanities, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Loyola University Chicago.
Saturday, October 2, 1999
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Seville, 1540, to Paris, 1552: de la ‘Silva de varia leccion’ de Pedra Mexia aux ‘Diverse lecons de Pierre messie’ par Claude GrugetDominique de Courcelles, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Ecole Nationale des Chartes
Friday, October 1, 1999
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La polemique religieuse a la Renaissance: un genre litteraireDominique de Courcelles, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Ecole Nationale des Chartes
Friday, September 24, 1999
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Lecture: Literally Old Maids: Singlewomen and the Life-Cycle in Early Modern England Workshop: How to Identify Never-Married Women in Records of the Past Amy Froide, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (now at University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Friday, November 13, 1998
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Un amour ambigu: l’amour naturel de Guillaume de Saint-Thierry aux derniers troubadoursMichel Zink, College de France Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Tuesday, July 7, 1998Friday, July 31, 1998
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Directed by Timothy Graham, Western Michigan University (now at University of New Mexico). Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, May 15, 1998Saturday, May 16, 1998
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Sponsored by Wayne State University, and organized by Michael Giordano, Wayne State University. Friday, May 15 Welcome Michael Giordano, Wayne State University Session 1
Monday, April 28, 1997Saturday, May 3, 1997
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The Family, Property, and the State Part of “Teaching Gender in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a series of lectures open to the public, and related workshops open by application to faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium.
Monday, March 10, 1997Saturday, March 15, 1997
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Part of “Teaching Gender in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a series of lectures open to the public, and related workshops open by application to faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium.
Thursday, January 16, 1997Thursday, February 20, 1997
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Literature, Social Structure, and Nationhood in England, 1580-1780Nigel Smith, University of Oxford
Monday, December 2, 1996Saturday, December 7, 1996
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Part of “Teaching Gender in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a series of lectures open to the public, and related workshops open by application to faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium.
Friday, November 15, 1996Saturday, November 16, 1996
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Participants attended a Shakespeare Repertory production of Hamlet on Friday, November 15, then took part in a series of workshops at the Newberry Library the next day. Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and organized by Michael Shapiro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Monday, October 28, 1996Saturday, November 2, 1996
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Part of “Teaching Gender in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a series of lectures open to the public, and related workshops open by application to faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium.
Monday, May 13, 1996Saturday, May 18, 1996
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Part of “Teaching Gender in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a series of lectures open to the public, and related workshops open by application to faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium.
Monday, February 12, 1996Saturday, February 17, 1996
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Part of “Teaching Gender in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a series of lectures open to the public, and related workshops open by application to faculty from the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium.
Friday, November 3, 1995Saturday, November 4, 1995
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Participants attended a Shakespeare Repertory production of Othello on Friday, November 3, then took part in a series of workshops at the Newberry Library the next day. Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and organized by Michael Shapiro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, October 27, 1995Saturday, October 28, 1995
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This conference explored the complex reception of Montaigne in European and non-European cultures from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. It combined a focus on the conceptual aspects of his reception—how he has been interpreted and understood—with the material history of his reception—the ways in which his works have been printed, translated, edited, and excepted—since 1595.
Thursday, April 27, 1995Saturday, April 29, 1995
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In the context of the centenary anniversaries of the deaths of Boiardo (d. 1494) and Tasso (d. 1595), this conference considered the evolution of Ferrarese culture in the dramatic period between the late fifteenth and the end of the sixteenth centuries.
Friday, February 10, 1995Saturday, February 11, 1995
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Publications of chronicles describing the lives of the rich and famous were a characteristic feature of the early modern period. This conference explored connections between high and low culture by focusing on a celebrated example, the Mémoires Secrets de Bachaumont.
Monday, July 11, 1994Friday, August 19, 1994
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Directed by Diana Greenway, University of London, and Jane Sayers, University College, London. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Monday, June 28, 1993Friday, August 6, 1993
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Directed by Armando Petrucci and Franca Nardelli. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Saturday, May 1, 1993
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Focusing on the ramifications of theories of memory for literary theory and practice, art and architecture, historiography, philosophy, and the performing arts, this symposium offered new and diverse perspectives on future directions for studies of the ars memorandi in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Participants
Friday, November 13, 1992
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Speakers: Albert Ascoli, Northwestern University (now at University of California, Berkeley); JoAnn Cavallo, Columbia University; Lawrence Rhu, University of South Carolina; and
Friday, October 16, 1992Saturday, October 17, 1992
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This conference sought to examine the prominent place of reason, or rational argumentation, in the literature of early modern France and Italy. Topics covered the aesthetics of polemical writing; reasoning and the formation of subjectivities; resistance to the rhetoric of persuasian; and the rationality of literary pleasure.
Friday, April 24, 1992
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This symposium provided both a broad overview of the Newberry Library Special Collections and a detailed exposition of the library’s strengths in medieval and Renaissance materials. Sponsored by the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Introduction and welcome
Friday, November 22, 1991Saturday, November 23, 1991
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This continued a program initiated in 1988-89 with the goal of integrating music into teaching of other medieval and Renaissance subjects. Teams of faculty from diverse disciplines at selected consortium campuses collaborated to design on-campus symposia to demonstrate points of intersection or parallels between music and other disciplines in the medieval and early modern periods.
Saturday, November 9, 1991
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Rhetoric and Personal Expression in the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance
Monday, June 24, 1991Friday, August 2, 1991
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Directed by Bernard Barbiche, École Nationale des Chartes, Paris. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, May 3, 1991Saturday, May 4, 1991
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Women and Gender in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Tuesday, March 19, 1991Tuesday, April 23, 1991
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The Culture of FlowersJack Goody, University of Cambridge
Monday, July 9, 1990Friday, August 17, 1990
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Directed by Diana Greenway, University of London, and Jane Sayers, University College, London. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, February 2, 1990Saturday, February 3, 1990
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This symposium was designed to provide both a broad overview of the Newberry Library Special Collections and a detailed exposition of some of the library’s strengths. Friday, February 2
Wednesday, July 5, 1989Friday, August 11, 1989
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Directed by Vicenta Cortés Alonso, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, April 14, 1989Sunday, April 16, 1989
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Descartes in Context
This conference considered the background of late Renaissance humanism, scholasticism, and skepticism in which the thought of Descartes developed and changed. Speakers from the disciplines of history, philosophy, and literature explored the historical context of Descartes’ thought.
Tuesday, October 4, 1988
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Ceremony and Text in the RenaissanceThomas M. Greene, Yale University
Monday, June 27, 1988Friday, August 5, 1988
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Directed by Armando Petrucci and Franca Nardelli. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, May 13, 1988Saturday, May 14, 1988
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This conference focused on issues and methodologies important to the late Eric Cochrane.
Tuesday, December 1, 1987Thursday, December 3, 1987
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Quentin Skinner, University of Cambridge (now at Queen Mary, University of London) The focus of this workshop was the fourteenth-century fresco cycle known as the Buon Governo by Ambrogio Lorenzetti in Siena’s Palazzo Pubblico.
Thursday, October 1, 1987Saturday, October 3, 1987
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This conference focused on one of the key literary works of the late Middle Ages, the Romance of the Rose, from a variety of literary and art historical perspectives.
Monday, July 6, 1987Friday, August 14, 1987
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Directed by Howard Mayer Brown, University of Chicago; Benito Rivera, Indiana University (now emeritus); and Mary Springfels, Newberry Library (now emerita).
Friday, May 1, 1987
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E. Jennifer Ashworth, University of Waterloo (now emerita)
Friday, April 17, 1987
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GrammarW. Keith Percival, University of Montana (currently at University of Kansas)
Friday, April 3, 1987
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RhetoricJohn Monfasani, State University of New York at Albany
Wednesday, April 1, 1987Wednesday, June 10, 1987
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Audrey Lumsden Kouvel, University of Illinois at Chicago, now emerita
Friday, March 6, 1987
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Astronomy Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Friday, February 27, 1987
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MusicClaude Palisca, Yale University
Friday, February 13, 1987
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GeometryRon B. Thomson, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
Friday, January 30, 1987
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ArithmeticWarren Van Egmond, Arizona State University 
Friday, January 16, 1987Friday, May 1, 1987
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This eight-week seminar, led by David Wagner, Northern Illinois University, provided a general survey of the liberal arts during the Renaissance, asking specifically how the Renaissance tradition differs from those of the medieval and modern periods.
Monday, June 23, 1986Friday, August 1, 1986
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Directed by Henri-Jean Martin, École Nationale des Chartes, Paris. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Tuesday, May 20, 1986Thursday, May 29, 1986
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Anatomy of a Vendetta in Renaissance ItalyEdward W. Muir, Jr., Syracuse University (now at Northwestern University)
Monday, April 7, 1986
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Rembrandt: A Master in the StudioSvetlana Alpers, University of California, Berkeley Session 1: Life in the Studio Session 2: The Real Thing
Thursday, April 3, 1986Saturday, April 5, 1986
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This conference focused on the interaction between aspects of law and the humanities. Sponsored by Northeastern Illinois University with support from the American Bar Foundation and the American Society for Legal History and organized by Sue Sheridan Walker, Northeastern Illinois University. Thursday, April 4
Wednesday, February 12, 1986
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Directed by Mark Girouard
Tuesday, October 22, 1985
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Ritual Pillages in Late Medieval and Renaissance ItalyCarlo Ginzburg, University of Bologna
Thursday, October 17, 1985Saturday, October 19, 1985
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This conference considered the Inquisition from the perspectives of comparative legal and institutional history. A related exhibit, Faith, Law, and Dissent: The Inquisition in the Early Modern World was on display at the Newberry Library from October 7 to December 7, 1985.
Monday, June 17, 1985Friday, July 26, 1985
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Directed by Diana Greenway, University of London
Tuesday, April 2, 1985
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Popular Print Culture in Early Modern SocietiesRoger Chartier, Centre de Recherches Historiques, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, now at the University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, March 19, 1985Wednesday, March 20, 1985
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Directed by Lawrence Stone, Princeton University Session 1, Tuesday, March 19: The Programs and the Documentation Session 2, Wednesday, March 20: Money, Sex, and Murder—A Case Study and Its Meaning
Wednesday, January 9, 1985Thursday, January 10, 1985
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Directed by Lionel Gossman, Princeton University (now emeritus)
Monday, June 18, 1984Friday, July 27, 1984
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Directed by Vicenta Cortés Alonso, Universidad Complutense, Madrid
Saturday, May 19, 1984
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This conference was held in conjunction with a series of workshops sponsored by the Center for Renaissance Studies during the 1983-84 academic year, that focused on methodology and training in the techniques needed to conduct research with original sources in Renaissance studies.
Thursday, May 3, 1984
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Directed by Jean-Claude Margolin, University of Tours This was one of a series of workshops sponsored by the Center for Renaissance Studies during the 1983-84 academic year, that focused on methodology and training in the techniques needed to conduct research with original sources in Renaissance studies.
Thursday, April 12, 1984Friday, April 13, 1984
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This working conference was designed to assess the present state of French Renaissance literary studies. Funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and organized by Marcel Tetel, Duke University. Thursday, April 12
Thursday, March 29, 1984Saturday, March 31, 1984
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This conference centered around the question of how chivalry as an ideal could have exerted such influence on literature and the arts, long after it had disappeared as a social reality. All sessions were held at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Thursday, March 15, 1984Tuesday, April 17, 1984
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Directed by Marc Fumaroli, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) Funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Session 1, March 15. Introduction to Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Rhetorical Culture
Tuesday, November 29, 1983Tuesday, December 6, 1983
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Directed by D. P. Walker, Warburg Institute, University of London, emeritus Two workshops: November 29 and December 6
Thursday, November 10, 1983
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Directed by Lilian Randall, Curator of Manuscripts, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore This was one of a series of workshops sponsored by the Center for Renaissance Studies during the 1983-84 academic year, that focused on methodology and training in the techniques needed to conduct research with original sources in Renaissance studies.
Tuesday, October 18, 1983
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Directed by Theo Bögels, University of Leiden This was one of a series of workshops sponsored by the Center for Renaissance Studies during the 1983-84 academic year, that focused on methodology and training in the techniques needed to conduct research with original sources in Renaissance studies.
Monday, June 20, 1983Saturday, July 30, 1983
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Directed by Armando Petrucci and Franca Nardelli. Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Friday, May 20, 1983Sunday, August 21, 1983
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Organized by Mary Beth Rose, Center for Renaissance Studies (now at University of Illinois at Chicago) Friday, May 20 Session 1
Friday, April 22, 1983Saturday, April 23, 1983
Milton Seminar
Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for the Humanities and organized by Michael Lieb, University of Illinois at Chicago Friday, April 22, at the University of Illinois at Chicago Welcome
Monday, June 14, 1982Friday, August 6, 1982
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Directed by Martin Steinmann, Basel University Library. This institute was intended to improve participants’ ability to conduct original research involving the use of German manuscripts dating from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries, and covered these principal areas:
Friday, April 23, 1982Saturday, April 24, 1982
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Organized by Ian Thomson, Indiana University (now emeritus) Friday, April 23 Welcome Lawrence W. Towner, President and Librarian
Monday, June 22, 1981Friday, August 14, 1981
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Directed by Anthony G. Petti, University of Calgary.
Saturday, April 11, 1981
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Keynote speaker Peter Burke, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge (now emeritus) Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Monday, June 23, 1980Friday, August 15, 1980
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Directed by Bernard Barbiche, École Nationale des Chartes, Paris.
Saturday, April 19, 1980
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Organized by W. Brown Patterson, Davidson College. Welcome Richard Brown, The Newberry Library Session 1
Thursday, April 19, 1979Saturday, April 21, 1979
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The Renaissance Conference was held annually at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979.
Saturday, April 15, 1978
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by Raymond Waddington, University of Wisconsin-Madison (now at University of California, Davis)
Friday, April 8, 1977Saturday, April 9, 1977
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by Anthony Molho, Brown University Friday, April 8 Welcome Lawrence W. Taylor, Newberry LibraryAnthony Molho, Brown University
Saturday, April 3, 1976
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by Hanns Gross, Loyola University Chicago, and Robert Bireley, Loyola University Chicago. Welcome Richard Brown, Newberry Library
Saturday, April 26, 1975
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by Julius Kirshner, University of Chicago. Welcome Richard Brown, Newberry Library
Saturday, May 4, 1974
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by Aldo Scaglione, University of North Carolina. Welcome Lawrence W. Towner, Newberry Library
Saturday, May 5, 1973
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by John Wallace, University of Chicago. Session 1 Form and Value in the Shakespearean History PlayDavid Kastan, University of Chicago
Saturday, May 8, 1971
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The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979. Organized by William Schutte, Lawrence University. Session 1 Asia in the Language and Literature of the CinquecentoDonald Lach, University of Chicago