Past Seminars in Courts, Households, and Lineages

Past Seminars

Saturday, April 28, 2007
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Renée Baernstein

“Gender and Marriage Among the Baroque Roman”
 Renée Baernstein, Miami University

Saturday, November 11, 2006
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Todd Butler

“Political Discourse in that Cromwellian Courtier Milton’s Poetry”
Todd Butler, Washington State University


Saturday, September 23, 2006
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages:Caroline Edie

“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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Newton Key

“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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Barbara Weissberger

“Anxious Latinity:  Gendering Humanism in the Court of Isabel I of Castile”
Barbara Wissberger, University of Minnesota

Saturday, November 5, 2005
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Jeanice Brooks

“Minstrels or courtiers?  Chamber Musicians and the Royal Household in Renaissance France”
Jeanice Brooks, University of Southampton

Friday, September 9, 2005
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Carole Levin

“Princess Elizabeth Travels Across Her Kingdom in Life, in Text, and on Stage”
Carole Levin, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Friday, May 20, 2005
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Bill Speck

“Court Intrigues and Colonial Affairs:  The Case of Pennsylvania”
Bill Speck, University of Nottingham, formerly University of Northumbria


Saturday, April 16, 2005
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Elizabeth Wright

“The Epic of Courtly Ambition:  Philip II and the Spanish Odyssey”
Elizabeth Wright, University of Georgia

Saturday, March 19, 2005
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Sara van den Berg

“The Meanings of the Renaissance  Court Dwarf”
Sara van den Berg, St. Louis University

Saturday, November 13, 2004
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: David Buisseret

The Court of Henry IV of France, 1589-1610:  Organization an Material Culture
David Buisseret, University of Texas-Arlington (now emeritus) 

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Saturday, September 18, 2004
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Lisa Rosenthal

“Hercules’s Distaff:  Marriage and the Pleasures of Disempowerment in Seventeenth-Century Painting”
Lisa RosenthalUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Saturday, April 17, 2004
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Ellen McClure

“Diplomacy and Absolutism in 17th-Century France”
Ellen McClure, University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday, February 21, 2004
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: James H. Murphy

“ ‘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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Michael Young

“A Sodomitical Court:  King James and his Favorites”
Michael Young, Illinois Wesleyan University


Saturday, September 20, 2003
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Stephen Jaeger

“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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: William Kuhn

“Benjamin Disraeli:  Renaissance Courtier or Victorian Fop?”
William Kuhn, Carthage College

Saturday, December 7, 2002
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“Wealth and Power in Late Medieval Castile:  The House of Pacheco-Giron”
Nancy Marino, Michigan State University 

Tuesday, September 24, 2002
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Julia Marciari Alexander

“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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Barbara Rosenwein

“Taking Elias to Court:  A Medievalist Confronts The Civilizing Process”
Barbara Rosenwein, Loyola University Chicago


Tuesday, March 12, 2002
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Simon Thurley

“Charles II, Louis XIV, and the English Royal Bedchamber”
Simon Thurley, The Museum of London

Saturday, February 23, 2002
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Paul Monod

One Royal Body or Two? The Problem of Sacred Monarchy in Early Modern Western Europe
Paul Monod, Middlebury College

Saturday, December 8, 2001
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Anne Cruz

“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
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“Power, Pomp, and Politics: Danish-Saxon Court Festivals, 1548-1709”
Mara Wade, University of Illiniois at Urbana Champaign


Saturday, April 21, 2001
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Caroline Hibbard

“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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Roger Manning

“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
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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Melissa Deem

“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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Seminar in Courts, Households, and Lineages: Robert Bireley

“ ‘Affaire Caussin’: A Jesuit and a Maid of Honor Take on Richelieu, and Lose”
Robert Bireley, Loyola University Chicago