Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bereiter Presentation Today at the Newberry Library

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Greg Bereiter, “Clerical Combatants: Clergy and Armed Conflict During the French Wars of Religion” Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4 pm Towner Fellows’ Lounge, Newberry Library Greg Bereiter (Ph.D. candidate in History at…

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Early Colonial Latin America Conference

Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015 Keynote speaker: Laura Matthew, Marquette University This symposium aims to explore the complexities of Latin America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, … Continue reading

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Bereiter Presentation on Clerical Combatants

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Greg Bereiter, “Clerical Combatants: Clergy and Armed Conflict During the French Wars of Religion” Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4 pm Towner Fellows’ Lounge, Newberry Library Greg Bereiter (Ph.D. candidate in History at…

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Nina Dubin Lecture

The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies presents: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 2:00 pm Eighteenth-Century Seminar Nina Dubin, University of Illinois at Chicago “Love, Trust, Risk: Painting ‘The Papered Century’” http://www.newberry.org/04192014-nina-dubin The precirculated paper for this seminar will be delivered electronically … Continue reading

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Rethinking State Trials

Symposium on Rethinking the State Trials: The Politics of Justice in Later Stuart England Organized by Brian Cowan (McGill University) and Scott Sowerby (Northwestern University) and sponsored by the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Thursday, April 10 (at Northwestern University) … Continue reading

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Cosimo I de’ Medici in Chicago

Early Modern Workshop Christine Zappella, PhD Student in Art History, will present a paper on “Bronzino’s Portrait of Cosimo I de’ Medici as Orpheus: Erotic Furor and Florence’s Perfect Prince” in the The Early Modern Workshop at the University of Chicago. … Continue reading

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Problems with Big Data

Big Data is touted as revolutionary by many media pundits and computer enthusiasts, but there are serious limitations to the uses of so-called Big Data. An op-ed in the New York Times discusses the many problems with Big Data. The … Continue reading

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