Past Seminars in Courts, Households, and Lineages

Past Seminars

Saturday, April 28, 2007
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Gender and Marriage Among the Baroque Roman” Renée Baernstein, Miami University
Saturday, November 11, 2006
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Political Discourse in that Cromwellian Courtier Milton’s Poetry”Todd Butler, Washington State University
Saturday, September 23, 2006
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“The Court and the Country:  Public Celebrations of teh Coronation of Charles II”Caroline Edie, University of Illinois at Chicago, emerita
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“The Duke of Monmouth’s Lodgins as a Reversionary Court?:  Hedge-Lane Lords Feast in Exclusion-Crisis London”Newton Key, Eastern Illinois University
Saturday, April 8, 2006
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Anxious Latinity:  Gendering Humanism in the Court of Isabel I of Castile”Barbara Wissberger, University of Minnesota
Saturday, November 5, 2005
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Minstrels or courtiers?  Chamber Musicians and the Royal Household in Renaissance France”Jeanice Brooks, University of Southampton
Friday, September 9, 2005
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Princess Elizabeth Travels Across Her Kingdom in Life, in Text, and on Stage”Carole Levin, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Friday, May 20, 2005
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Court Intrigues and Colonial Affairs:  The Case of Pennsylvania”Bill Speck, University of Nottingham, formerly University of Northumbria
Saturday, April 16, 2005
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“The Epic of Courtly Ambition:  Philip II and the Spanish Odyssey”Elizabeth Wright, University of Georgia
Saturday, March 19, 2005
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“The Meanings of the Renaissance  Court Dwarf”Sara van den Berg, St. Louis University
Saturday, November 13, 2004
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
The Court of Henry IV of France, 1589-1610:  Organization an Material CultureDavid Buisseret, University of Texas-Arlington (now emeritus)  Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.
Saturday, September 18, 2004
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Hercules’s Distaff:  Marriage and the Pleasures of Disempowerment in Seventeenth-Century Painting”Lisa Rosenthal,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Saturday, April 17, 2004
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Diplomacy and Absolutism in 17th-Century France”Ellen McClure, University of Illinois at Chicago
Saturday, February 21, 2004
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“ ‘Mock Court’:  the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and the Court of Dublin Castle, 1767-1922”James H. Murphy, De Paul University
Saturday, January 31, 2004
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“A Sodomitical Court:  King James and his Favorites”Michael Young, Illinois Wesleyan University
Saturday, September 20, 2003
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“John of Salisbury on Dogs, Courtiers and Other Monsters at the Court of Henry II of England”Stephen Jaeger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Emeritus
Saturday, April 12, 2003
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“Clash of Cultures?  Ambassadors and Sultans in Constantinople, 1699-1826”Phillip Mansel, Society for Court Studies
Saturday, February 8, 2003
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Benjamin Disraeli:  Renaissance Courtier or Victorian Fop?”William Kuhn, Carthage College
Saturday, December 7, 2002
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Wealth and Power in Late Medieval Castile:  The House of Pacheco-Giron”Nancy Marino, Michigan State University 
Tuesday, September 24, 2002
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Princess, Politician, or Dancer?  The Case of Henrietta Anne, Duchesse d’Orléans, 1644-1670”Julia Marciari Alexander, Yale Center for British Art
Saturday, March 23, 2002
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Taking Elias to Court:  A Medievalist Confronts The Civilizing Process”Barbara Rosenwein, Loyola University Chicago
Tuesday, March 12, 2002
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Charles II, Louis XIV, and the English Royal Bedchamber”Simon Thurley, The Museum of London
Saturday, February 23, 2002
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
One Royal Body or Two? The Problem of Sacred Monarchy in Early Modern Western EuropePaul Monod, Middlebury College
Saturday, December 8, 2001
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Habsburg Court Correspondence:  The Epistolary Exchanges of the Infanta Isabel Clara Eugenia”Anne Cruz, University of Miami, formerly University of Illinois at Chicago  
Saturday, September 15, 2001
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Power, Pomp, and Politics: Danish-Saxon Court Festivals, 1548-1709”Mara Wade, University of Illiniois at Urbana Champaign
Saturday, April 21, 2001
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“La Belle Mère:  Marie de Medici and the Study of Royal Women at Court”Caroline Hibbard, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Saturday, March 10, 2001
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“Was There a Nobility of the Sword?  Aristocratic Society and Martial Culture in the Three Kingdoms, 1585-1702”Roger Manning, Cleveland State University Emeritus
Saturday, January 27, 2001
Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages
“The Body Politic, Civility, and the Clintons:  The Contemporary Relevance of Renaissance Concepts”Melissa Deem, University of New Hampshire, formerly University of Iowa
Saturday, November 18, 2000
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“ ‘Affaire Caussin’: A Jesuit and a Maid of Honor Take on Richelieu, and Lose”Robert Bireley, Loyola University Chicago