2015 Consortium Representative Council Meeting | Newberry

2015 Consortium Representative Council Meeting

Ortelius, Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1580. Newberry Ayer G1006 .T515.

Ortelius, Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1580. Newberry Ayer G1006 .T515.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Coffee available at 11:30; lunch at noon; business meeting 1 to 3.

Towner Fellows Lounge

By invitation only
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Other Renaissance Programs

Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions.

Agenda

  1. Introductions
  2. Report by Karen Christianson on Advisory Committee meeting of September 11, 2015
  3. Report by Brad Hunt on the Newberry’s recent five-year Mellon grant to launch a multi-year schedule of large, themed, interdisciplinary research projects and affiliated public programs.
  4. Progress report by Caroline Prud’Homme on the current Mellon-funded project to create online tools for the study of paleography
  5. Overview of upcoming programs by Karen Christianson
  6. Announcements

We invite those who can arrive a day early to attend our Symposium on New Approaches to Medieval Drama on Friday, September 25.

Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.