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Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

E.g., 04/25/2017
E.g., 04/25/2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Free and open to the public; precirculated papers
Stradano’s Nova Reperta and the Renaissance Representation of Invention and Globalization Lia Markey, The Newberry Library
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Free and open to the public; registration in advance required
Join us for a performance with commentary of late fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century Italian popular secular music.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
An Early Modern Studies Symposium
Please register by 10 am Friday, April 28, 2017
Twitter hashtag for the symposium: #NLEM17
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Please register by 10 am Friday, May 5, 2017
Analyzing Durer’s 1514 engraving Saint Jerome in his Study, Brian Cummings suggests that the intellectual world of the early modern period is “poised between the clarity of faith and the melancholy of skepticism.” What transforms skepticism into faith and overwhelms the fear of mutability or contingency is grace.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
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.”