WORKSHOP SCHEDULE | Autumn 2020
The Early Modern Workshop convenes on Fridays, 12-1:30pm EDT, via Zoom.
September 25 | Ricardo Padrón
Associate Professor, Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
"The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West"
October 23 | Amanda Phillips
Assistant Professor, Art History
“Beyond Text: What Objects Can Tell Us”
November 13 | Nizar F. Hermes
Associate Professor, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
“‘This Tunis, Sir, Was Carthage:’ Abū al-Fatḥ al-Tūnisī’s Nostalgia for the Besieged ‘Bride of the Maghrib’”
December 4 | Guest Lecture by Russ Leo (Princeton)
co-sponsored by the English Department and the Institute of the Humanities and Global Culture
Please also join us for the following special event, in collaboration with the Medieval Studies Program:
October 15 | 4-5pm on Zoom | Discussion of Nَükhet Varlik's Plague and Empire in the Early Modern Mediterranean World: The Ottoman Experience, 1347-1600 (Cambridge UP 2015).
We're delighted to announce that Nükhet Varlik (Associate Professor, History, University of South Carolina and Rutgers University-Newark) will be joining us virtually as well.