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Past Lecture Events

February 16, 2023 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 211 Dickinson Hall and Zoom

The Cryptographic Renaissance: Early Modern Ciphers and the Modern Search for Meaning

Bill Sherman, The Warburg Institute, University of London

Department of History, Committee for the Study of Books and Media

October 24, 2022 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 219 Aaron Burr and Zoom

The Royal Mint at Potosí: Inside a Global Seventeenth-Century Cash Machine

Kris Lane, France V. Scholes Chair in Colonial Latin American History, Tulane University

Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Silver engraved coins

May 12, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · Virtual

Why did Pierre Bayle believe in Virtuous Atheists? A Critique of Pure Reason “avant la lettre”

Dmitri Levitin, All Souls College, Oxford

Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Comet streaking across the sky

November 12, 2019 · 7:30 pm9:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Beyond the canon: Anne Conway on sense perception

Sarah Hutton, University of York

Department of Philosophy, Department of English, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

April 10, 2018 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 127 East Pyne

Transnationality and Cultural Mobility in the Netherlands

Jan Bloemendal, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, 2018 Visiting Professor in the Humanities Council and Stewart Fellow in CREMS

Cosponsored by CREMS and the Early Modern Colloquium (Department of English)

November 27, 2017 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Ghetto Urbanism in Early Modern Venice

Dana Katz, Reed College

Program in Italian Studies, Co-sponsored with the Program in Judaic Studies and the Renaissance Program
Detail of the Venetian ghetto from Giovanni Merlo’s 1676 map, Novacco 4F 288.

October 11, 2017 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Shakespeare Afoot

John Kerrigan, Professor of English, University of Cambridge

Department of English, and the Humanities Council, Co-Sponsored with Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Program

November 10, 2016 · 4:30 pm · 40 McCosh Hall

All Things with Double Terror: Nature as First and Last Judgment in Milton’s Paradise Lost

Presented by the Renaissance Colloquium and the Center for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, Bjoern Quiring, Freie Universitat Berlin

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