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SCHEDULE OF CUNY RENAISSANCE & EARLY MODERN EVENTS

2014/2015

FALL SEMESTER 2014

Friday, September 5
Centering the Edges: A Symposium of Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial Art in Honor of Professor Eloise QuiƱones Kerber

2:00-6:45pm, Segal Theatre
Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Art History and the Renaissance Society of America

Thursday, September 18
Slavery and the Sweet Tase of Empire
Kim Hall (English,Barnard College) and Jennifer Morgan (History, NYU)

6:00-7:30pm, Room C202
Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance

Friday, September 19
"The Laurel and the Axe:  Execution Poetry in Late-Renaissance Italy"
Virginia Cox (NYU)

4:00-6:00pm, Room 4116
Sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Comparative Literature (Italian Specialization) and the Sonia Raiziss Giop Foundation
Information:  mcalabritto@gc.cuny.edu

Thursday, October 16
"Greek Tragic Heroines in Shakespeare's Comedies"
Tanya Pollard (Comparative Literature, Brooklyn College & GC/CUNY)

6:00-7:30pm, Room 9206
Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance

Friday, October 17
Roundtable on Renaissance Mediterranean Studies
Natalie Rothman (University of Toronto), Leslie Peirce (New York University), Adam Beaver (Princeton), Anna Akasoy (Hunter, CUNY)


4:00-6:00 PM, Room 9100 (The Skylight Room)
Sponsored by the Renaissance Society of American and the Renaissance Studies Certificate Program

Friday, October 24
Dante in Comtemporary Perspectives
An all-day conference featuring sessions on 20th-Century Readers of Dante, Translations, and Dante High and Low.

9:30am-6:00pm, Segal Theatre
Sponsored by  the Ph.D. Program in Comparative Literature (Italian Specialization), the Doctoral Students’ Council,the Renaissance Studies Certificate Program, the Medieval Studies Certificate Program, the Romance Languages Department (Hunter College), the World Languages Department (College of Staten Island), the Department of European Languages and Literatures (Queens College), the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (City College of New York), the Department of Italian Studies (New York University), and the Renaissance Society of America.

Tuesday, October 28
Presentation of Writing Fashion in Early Modern Italy: From Sprezzatura to Satire (Visual Culture in Early Modernity), by Eugenia Paulicelli (Ashgate).  The author will be joined by Bella Mirabella (Literature & Humanities, Gallatin School/NYU), Emily Braun (Art History, Hunter & GC/CUNY).  Moderator: Ruthann Robson (CUNY School of Law)

6:00-8:00pm, Segal Theatre
Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance

Thursday, November 13
Libertinism and Misogyny in Early Modern Venice
Paulo Fasoli (Italian & Comparative Literature, Hunter & GC/CUNY) and Andrea Fedi (Italian, SUNY-Stony Brook)

6:00-7:30pm, Room C201
Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance