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.
Asia in the Language and Literature of the Cinquecento
Donald Lach, University of Chicago
The Manchu Conquest and Its Effects on Dutch Literature
Edwin Van Kley, Calvin College
David Pingree, University of Chicago
The Influence of Stereotypes on European Views of Non-Western Peoples
Richard Cole, Luther College
Geography and History in Renaissance America: A Comparative Study of Captain John Smith’s The Generall Historie of Virginia and William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation
Peter Fritzell, Lawrence University
Max Savelle, University of Illinois at Chicago
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