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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 24, 2016
Other Renaissance Programs
By invitation only
Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Additional details will be added later. As part of the citywide Shakespeare Chicago 400 events, the Newberry’s major exhibition, Creating Shakespeare, will be on display September 23 through December 31, 2016.
Friday, September 30, 2016Saturday, October 1, 2016
Other Renaissance Programs
Application deadline August 1
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, October 15, 2016
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Free and open to the public; no tickets or registration required
“And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be rememberèd; We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile This day shall gentle his condition: And gentlemen in England, now a-bed
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
This performance will be held at Fourth Presbyterian Church
“Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form: Then have I reason to be fond of grief.”
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Free and open to the public; no tickets or registration required
“Our eyes are sentinels unto our judgements, And should give certain judgement what they see; But they are rash sometimes, and tell us wonders Of common things, which when our judgments find, They can then check the eyes, and call them blind.”
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Free and open to the public; no tickets or registration required
“From women’s eyes this doctrine I derive: They sparkle still the right Promethean fire; They are the books, the arts, the academes, That show, contain, and nourish all the world.”
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Other Renaissance Programs
By invitation only
Annual meeting for the faculty representatives of the Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions. Additional details will be added later. We invite participants to arrive early to attend our Symposium on Early Modern Studies, “Politics of Conversion,” September 21 to 23.