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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., 09/25/2017
E.g., 09/25/2017
Wednesday, September 27, 2017Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Ten-week Graduate Seminar
The application deadline has passed.
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
European Wars of Religion will be a journey into the excitement, division, chaos, and horror of religious reform and civil violence during the Wars of Religion in early modern Europe. The course will focus on cultural and social aspects of religious and civil conflict during the German Peasants’ Revolt, Dutch Revolt, French Wars of Religion, Thirty Years’ War, and British Civil Wars.
Friday, October 6, 2017
Diane Dillon, Christopher D. Fletcher, Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Lia Markey and Lee Palmer Wandel
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Suvir Kaul, University of Pennsylvania
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Wing Foundation Lecture Series on the History of the Book
Free and open to the public; see below for a link to register
Peter Stallybrass begins with a very simple proposition, although he hopes that it will have some surprising implications. The proposition is that the vast majority of letters written between the 1530s and the 1920s consist mainly of blank paper—and that they are designed to do so.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed.
As the successor to the Christian Middle Ages, the Renaissance is commonly known as a new age in which religion is dethroned and gives way to a secular outlook on the world and society.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Free and open to the public; no registration required
“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts …”