April 19 | Symposium The Inquisition and Information Control Before and After Galileo

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April 19 | Symposium The Inquisition and Information Control Before and After Galileo
This event was made possible with support from the Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine, the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Lumen Christi Institute, the University of Chicago Council on Advanced Studies Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop and Early Modern Workshop, the University of Chicago History Department, the University of Chicago Divinity School, and the University of Chicago Libraries Special Collections Research Center (Note the different location and time: The Franke Institute, 12 noon – 5pm).

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NEXT MONDAY, April 18, 3pm, Rosenwald 301, Prof. Jesús Escobar, Harold H. and Virginia Anderson Chair, Department of Art History, Northwestern University, presents “Halls and Spaces of Justice in Seventeenth-Century Madrid.”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to invite you to an upcoming event.

On Monday, April 18, 3pm, Rosenwald 301, Prof. Jesús Escobar, Harold H. and Virginia Anderson Chair, Department of Art History, Northwestern University, will present his paper, “Halls and Spaces of Justice in Seventeenth-Century Madrid.” Note the different time and location for this event. The paper and the images are available here with the password sent to the people on the workshop’s emailing list.

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We hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinator

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

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MONDAY, April 4, at 12 PM (noon) in Harper 102, Chloe Pelletier, University of Chicago, “The Pilgrim’s Badge: rivers, bells, and the flow of sacred matter.”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to invite you to an upcoming event.

On Monday, April 4, at 12 PM  in Harper 102, Chloe PelletierPh.D. Student, Department of Art History, University of Chicago, will present her paper, “The Pilgrim’s Badge: rivers, bells, and the flow of sacred matter.” (Note the different time: 12:00pm).

We hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinator

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

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Spring Quarter 2016

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop Schedule

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Spring Quarter 2016

 

April 4 | Chloe Pelletier
Ph.D. Student, Department of Art History, University of Chicago
“The Pilgrim’s Badge: rivers, bells, and the flow of sacred matter.”
(Note the different time: 12:00pm).

April 18 | Jesús Escobar
Harold H. and Virginia Anderson Chair, Department of Art History, Northwestern University. (Note the different time and location: 3pm at Rosenwald 301)
“Halls and Spaces of Justice in Seventeenth-Century Madrid”

April 19 | Symposium The Inquisition and Information Control Before and After Galileo
This event was made possible with support from the Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine, the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Lumen Christi Institute, the University of Chicago Council on Advanced Studies Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop and Early Modern Workshop, the University of Chicago History Department, the University of Chicago Divinity School, and the University of Chicago Libraries Special Collections Research Center (Note the different location and time: The Franke Institute, 12 noon – 5pm).

May 9 | Ayesha Ramachandran
Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University.
“Between Epic & Lyric: Petrarch and the Poetics of Thought” at the Renaissance Workshop of the University of Chicago, co-sponsored by the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop. (Note the different location and time: Rosenwald 405; 5 pm-6:30 pm).

May 16 | Ji Gao
Ph.D. Student, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago
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June 6 | Felipe Rojas
Spanish Instructor, University of Chicago.
“‘Más a Cristo has de imitar’: Franciscquito’s (Homo)Erotic Role in Cervantes’ Los baños de Argel.”

 
All events happen on Mondays at 1:30 PM in Harper 102, unless otherwise noted.

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MONDAY: March 7 | Heather E. Grossman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “W(h)ither Hybridity: Conceptualizing Interaction in Medieval Mediterranean Architecture.”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to invite you to an upcoming event.

On Monday, March 7, at 1 PM in Wieboldt 106, Heather E. Grossman, Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present her paper, “W(h)ither Hybridity: Conceptualizing Interaction in Medieval Mediterranean Architecture.”

We hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinator

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

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CANCELED: Monday, February 22, William Tronzo, University of California, San Diego, presents “Intermediality as poiesis: on the permanence of the ephemeral in twelfth-century Palermo.”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to alert you that our upcoming event for February 22 with William Tronzo, Visiting Professor, Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego, is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Best regards,

Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinator

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

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March 2 | Niall Atkinson, “Renaissance Travelers and the Cartographic Imagination” at RAVE, 12PM

Dear all,

Please save the date: the Research in Art and Visual Evidence Workshop (RAVE) will convene on Wednesday March 2 to hear Niall Atkinson (Assistant Professor, Department of Art History and the College) present the paper “Renaissance Travelers and the Cartographic Imagination.” Nora S. Lambert (PhD student, Department of Art History) will offer a response.

The workshop will meet in CWAC 152 at 12 PM. As a reminder, the time, place, and schedule of the workshop are listed on the RAVE website. This workshop is co-sponsored by the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop.

There will be no pre-circulated paper. Snacks will be provided – we hope to see you there!

Best,
Luke Fidler and Chris Zappella (co-coordinators)

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Monday, February 8, at 1 PM in Wieboldt 106, Bretton Rodriguez, Associate Faculty, Indiana University South Bend, presents “Fernando del Pulgar and History at the Court of the Catholic Monarchs.”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to invite you to an upcoming event.

On Monday, February 8, at 1 PM in Wieboldt 106, Bretton Rodriguez, Associate Faculty, Department of World Language Studies, Indiana University South Bend, will present his paper, “Fernando del Pulgar and History at the Court of the Catholic Monarchs.” The abstract of the paper is available here with the password sent to the people on the workshop emailing list.

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We hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinator

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

 

 

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