Monthly Archives: February 2021

The World in the Book: 1300-1800

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library is offering an undergraduate seminar on The World in the Book: 1300-1800 in Fall 2021. Northern Illinois University undergraduate students interested in medieval, renaissance, and early modern studies are encouraged to … Continue reading

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On the Backs of Tortoises

The Department of History at Northern Illinois University will be holding a virtual colloquium lecture tomorrow.¬† All NIU students are invited to participate in this History colloquium event, which will be held virtually on Zoom. Elizabeth Hennessy from the University … Continue reading

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Confronting Whiteness in Ancient History

Students in my History of the Western World I course confront racial constructs in the idea of the West from the first day of classes. We consider the concepts of Europe, the West, and Western Civilization, critically throughout the semester, … Continue reading

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Newberry Graduate Student Conference in Premodern Studies

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library will be holding its annual Multidisciplinary Graduate Student¬†Conference in Premodern Studies as a virtual conference on 8-13 February 2021. Graduate students in History, English, and World Languages and Cultures at Northern … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient History, Art History, Atlantic World, Conferences, Court Studies, Cultural History, Early Modern Europe, Early Modern World, European History, Graduate Work in History, History of Science, History of the Book, Medieval History, Reformation History, Renaissance Art and History, Women and Gender History, World History | 1 Comment