Other Renaissance Programs

Christine de Pisan, 1537, Case MS 5326

Christine de Pisan, Book of Prayers and Moral Lessons, 1537. Case MS 5326.

The Center for Renaissance Studies hosts a wide variety of afternoon or evening lectures and seminars, full-day symposia, multi-day conferences, and multi-week summer seminars and institutes.

Some programs are open to all, while some have limited enrollment. Please check the individual program listings below for registration information.

Cervantes Symposium

Dante Lecture

NEH-Funded Programs

Newberry Consort

Shakespeare Project of Chicago

Upcoming Programs

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Other Renaissance Programs
By invitation only
Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. A full schedule will be added later. We invite those who can arrive a day early to attend our Symposium on New Approaches to Medieval Drama on Friday, September 25.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Other Renaissance Programs
“They are all fire, and every one doth shine.” At what cost comes absolute power and who pays the price? Love and loyalty do battle, both real and rhetorically, with conspiracy and tyranny in Shakespeare’s masterpiece of political intrigue. Join us for this feast of language and persuasion. Founding member Stephen Spencer directs.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Other Renaissance Programs
“What’s gone and what’s past help should be past grief.”
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Other Renaissance Programs
“How hard it is to hide the sparks of nature!” Filled with intrigue and romance, Shakespeare’s Cymbeline introduces an evil queen, an innocent young princess, an upstanding young man, a conniving villain, and the titular king into the fantastical world of this twist-filled tale. Jeff Christian directs.
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Other Renaissance Programs
“This is our wedding day. We haven’t even had our wedding dinner and he’s gone off with Susana to Assisi for the afternoon? What does it mean?”