Category Archives: Lectures and Seminars

Reading Archival Latin Seminar

A Summer Skills Seminar on Reading Archival Latin is being organized by the Mediterranean Seminar for Summer 2022. Graduate students and researchers interested in learning to read Latin manuscripts are encouraged to apply for this seminar. The Mediterranean Seminar announcement … Continue reading

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Remembering Florence in the Forgotten Centuries

Florence is almost always associated with the Renaissance, but until relatively recently the focus of Florentine history was on the quattrocento (1400s) and Republican Florence. Eric Cochrane’s groundbreaking work, Florence in the Forgotten Centuries: A History of Florence and the … Continue reading

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History of the Renaissance Book at UCLA

The California Rare Book School is organizing a course on History of the Renaissance Book, which will be held at UCLA on 15-19 August 2022. The course description states: “This course will serve as a comprehensive introduction to the history … Continue reading

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Research Methods in Early Modern Studies

The Folger Shakespeare Library will be offering a research methods seminar in early modern studies in May 2022 for graduate students pursuing Renaissance and early modern studies. Graduate students who are considering applying for this research methods seminar are invited … Continue reading

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Born-Digital Publishing

Brown University’s Digital Publications Initiative is organizing an NEH Institute on Born-Digital Scholarly Publishing: Resources and Roadmaps in summer 2022. Professors, post-doctoral researchers, and independent scholars working in Digital Humanities may be interested in this opportunity. I have previously participated … Continue reading

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Summer Seminar in Military History

The National World War II Museum and the Society for Military History are co-organizing a Summer Seminar in Military History in Summer 2022. This is a seminar for graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and professors working on the history of war, … Continue reading

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RSA Digital Days of Learning

The Renaissance Society of America is once again organizing its Digital Days of Learning workshops. These workshops offer introductions to Digital Humanities tools and techniques for students and scholars working in the field of Renaissance Studies. I have participated in … Continue reading

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Mapping the Early Modern World

The Newberry Library will be hosting a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Mapping the Early Modern World in Summer 2022. This NEH Summer Institute is being co-organized by the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of … Continue reading

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French Courses for Spring 2022

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in European history, Atlantic World history, African history, and World history may need to pursue French language studies. Students at Northern Illinois University and in the Chicago area who are looking for French language classes … Continue reading

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Summer Institute in Italian Paleography

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library will host a Summer Institute in Italian Paleography during Summer 2022. This is a fantastic opportunity for graduate students who are interested in Renaissance studies, Italian history, and early modern European … Continue reading

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