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March 2017

Early Modern Research Workshop: Business Meeting

March 2, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
306 Clemens Hall

Review of programming and budget from the 2015-17 academic years Appointment of new Co-Directors, 2017-2019 academic years 25 Years of the Folger Institute: A Review of Programming and Benefits, and looking ahead Other business

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Early Modern Research Workshop: Giuseppe Gerbino, “Music, Mind, and Soul in the Renaissance”

March 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
306 Clemens Hall

Giuseppe Gerbino, Professor of Historical Musicology, Columbia University presents, “Music, Mind, and Soul in the Renaissance.”

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April 2017

“‘As from a voyage rich with merchandise’: Returns from the Folger Institute”

April 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Poetry Collection, 420 Capen Hall
Free

A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of UB's Membership in the Folger Institute Symposium Schedule 11:00-11:30: Introduction and welcome Barbara Bono, UB Folger representative Jim Swan, UB Folger Institute initiator Robin Schulze, UB Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences 11:30-12:30: "'Purchased by the weight': The Color of Suits in The Merchant of Venice" Olga Valbuena-Hanson (UB Comparative Literature 1990), Associate Professor, English, Wake Forest University Moderator: Claire Schen, UB History and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and…

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October 2017

Early Modern Research Workshop: Ann Little, “The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: Violence and Communities of Women in the Northeast Borderlands”

October 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
280 Park Hall

Ann Little (Professor of History, Colorado State) is author of Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England and The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright. She is also the irrepressible persona behind the popular Historiann blog on history and sexual politics. The events are sponsored by the Early Modern Research Workshop with co-sponsorships from the History Department and Gender Institute.

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Early Modern Research Workshop presents a Conversation on “Social Media and Being a Historian in Public,”

October 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
532 Park Hall

Conversation: “Social Media and Being a Historian in Public,” Tues. Oct. 24, 2-3pm, Park 532. With current and former UB History Ph.D. students of the DIG Podcast. Sponsored by the Early Modern Research Workshop with co-sponsorships from the History Department and Gender Institute.

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November 2017

Early Modern Research Workshop: Round-table: “The Future of the Early Modern Past: French and American Perspectives”

November 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
532 Park Hall

A round-table discussion with Reynald Abad, Professor of History at the Université de Paris-Sorbonne, and Jeffrey Ravel, Professor of History at MIT These are complicated times for students of the early modern period. In many ways the field is flourishing as never before, with an abundance of new studies and innovative approaches. But early modernists also face new challenges, both internal and external. Interpretive schemas that once organized the field have collapsed, with few satisfactory replacements in sight; and the…

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Early Modern Research Workshop: Amy Graves Monroe (RLL), “Rational Catastrophes: Plausibility and Verisimilitude in Early Modern Eventhood.”

November 14, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
904 Clemens

WIP session with Amy Graves Monroe (RLL), “Rational Catastrophes: Plausibility and Verisimilitude in Early Modern Eventhood.” This event was rescheduled from October 17th. New date and time information has been updated.  

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