E.g., 02/01/2015
E.g., 02/01/2015
Friday, January 9, 2015 to Friday, March 13, 2015
Graduate Seminar
Jonathan Lyon, Lives and Deeds: Writing Biography in the Middle Ages : Ten-week graduate seminar

2 to 5 pm, ten consecutive Fridays

This seminar will focus on a pair of common genres of literature in the Middle Ages, “lives” (vitae) and “deeds” (gestae), in order to introduce students to medieval biographical writing.

Saturday, February 7, 2015
History of the Book Program
Renaissance Print Culture: An Aldine Quincentennial Symposium

9 am to 3:30 pm

Please register by 10 am Friday, February 6

The scholar Leonard R. N.

Friday, February 13, 2015
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Word and Image in the Renaissance : Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students

9 am to 5 pm

The application deadline has passed

“All media are mixed media,” claims theorist W. J. T. Mitchell. This workshop will examine several key issues in the long history of “mixed” media by focusing on interrelations between text and image in Renaissance Europe. We will give particular attention to broadsides, pamphlets, frontispieces, emblem books, maps, atlases, and other items from the Newberry Library collections.

Friday, February 27, 2015 to Saturday, February 28, 2015
Mellon Summer Institutes in Vernacular Paleography
Weekend Workshop in Spanish Paleography

9 am to 5 pm Friday; 9 am to 3:30 pm Saturday

The application deadline has passed.

This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to reading and transcribing documents written in Spain and Spanish America from the late fifteenth to the early eighteenth centuries. Although the course sessions will be taught primarily in English, all of the documents will be in Spanish.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Other Renaissance Programs
Shakespeare Project of Chicago: Macbeth

10 am - 12:30 pm

No reservations or tickets required

Directed by David Skidmore