[Milton-L] CUNY RENAISSANCE & EARLY MODERN EVENTS

melsky melsky at gc.cuny.edu
Tue Feb 8 08:08:16 EST 2005


[with apologies for cross-posting]

Renaissance Studies Certificate Program
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue (34 Street)
New York City
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/renaissancestudies

SCHEDULE OF RENAISSANCE & EARLY MODERN EVENTS AT THE CUNY GRADUATE CENTER
SPRING SEMESTER 2005 

Thursday, February 17
Mary Bly (English/Fordham University)
"Punning in the Liberties: Othello and Erotic Language"

7:00-9:00pm, Room 9206
Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance.Information:  Betty Travitsky travitsb at wb.net

Friday, February 18
Jean Racine's Bajazet

US premiere of the play in its original form and with 17th-century costumes.  Pre-performance lecture by directors Desmond Hosford and Angèle Branca.

7:30pm, Elebash Recital Hall
Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in French

Friday, February 25 
Graduate Student Conference
Keynote Speaker: Richard Rambuss (Emory University)

9:00am-8:00pm
Elebash Recital Hall
Sponsored by Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group

Thursday, March 17
Carole Levin (History/University of Nebraska)
"The Nightmare of the Dead Husband in the Cowhouse and the Case of the Sleeping Preacher: Ideas about Dreams in 1605 England"

7:00-9:00pm, Room 9206
Sponsored by SSWR

Wednesday, March 23
Enrique Chavez-Arvizo (John Jay College, CUNY)
"Animal Automatism in Gomez Pereira's Antoniana Margarita and its Possible Influence on Descartes' Bete-Machine Doctrine "

4:15pm, Room 9206/9207
Sponsored by the Ph.D Program in Philosophy

Thursday, April 14
Nancy Dersofi (Italian/Bryn Mawr College)
"The Poetry of Laura Terracina"

7:00-9:00pm, Room 9206
Sponsored by SSWR

Friday, April 15
Shakespeare Birthday Lecture
Patricia Parker (Stanford) 
"Eunuchs (and Editors) of All Kinds: Textual Surprises in A  Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night" 

4:00-5:30pm, Room 4406
Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in English

Friday, April 22
Renaissance Studies Spring Colloquium
"Patronage and Performance: Women's Rules and Spectacle in the Renaissance"

Time TBA, Elebash Recital Hall
Organized in collaboration with the Renaissance Studies Certificate Program and the Ph.D. Programs in English, French, Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, and Music    

Thursday, May 12
Dorothy L. Latz (formerly Theology/St. Joseph's Seminary)
"The MS Memoir of Sr. Catherine Holland (b. 1637) and her Flight from the English Pursuivants"

7:00-9:00pm, Room C201
Sponsored by SSWR

For further information, please contact Martin Elsky, Coordinator, Renaissance Studies Certificate Program, email: melsky at gc.cuny.edu



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