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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., 12/14/2017
E.g., 12/14/2017
Thursday, January 25, 2018Saturday, January 27, 2018
The Center for Renaissance Studies’ annual graduate student conference, organized and run by advanced doctoral students, has become a premier opportunity for emerging scholars to present papers, participate in discussions, and develop collaborations across the field of medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies in Europe, the Americas, and the Mediterranean world.
Friday, February 9, 2018
Lisa Pon–The Plague on Paper in Early Modern Venice and Beyond Simone Zurawksi–Architecture & Urban Development in the Reign of Louis XIV Reconsidered: Paris in the Aftermath of the Fronde
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Mary Helen McMurran, University of Western Ontario
Friday, February 16, 2018
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed.
The Edward E. Ayer Collection of rare books and manuscripts contained 4,000 rare colonial documents from New Spain when it was given to the Newberry Library in 1911.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students
The application deadline has passed.
In an influential article from 2004, Ken Jackson and Arthur Marotti heralded the turn to religion in early modern studies, a movement that has largely involved reading early modern literature through the lens of Continental philosophy. Yet well before this development, scholarship on early modern Englishwomen’s writing had already undergone its own turn to religion.