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The Annual CEMERS Workshop Lecture Series
and Calender of Events

Fall 2008

Wednesday, September 24, 12:00 noon in LN-1128
Matthieu van der Meer - Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, Binghamton University
"Apocalypse and Eternity. Nicholas of Cusa on the End of Time."

Wednesday, October 15, 12:00 noon in LN-1128
Dennis Romano - Professor of History, Syracuse University
"`E' il ben comune nel mercatare':
Market Practices in Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Frescoes in the Sala dei Nove."


Wednesday, October 22, 12:00 noon in LN-1128
Glenn Burger - Professor of English and Medieval Studies, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
"Conjoined Bodies and the Scene of Marriage:
Sexual and Textual Hybridity in Le Menagier de Paris."


Wednesday, October 29, 12:00 noon in LN-1128

Elissa Weaver - Emeritus Professor of Romance Languages and Literature, University of Chicago
"Convent Women and the World:
The Interplay of Public and Private in the Convents of Early Modern Italy."


Thursday, October 30, 6:00 p.m. in FA 258

Roberto Dainotto - Associate Professor of Romance Studies and of Literature, Duke University
"Orientalizing and Dis-Orientalizing Early Modern European Poetry:
The Question of Beginnings."


Monday, November 3, 5:15 p.m. in LN-1128
Leslie Peirce - Professor of History, New York University
"Domesticating Sexuality: Harem Culture in Ottoman Imperial Law."

Wednesday, November 5, 5:15 p.m. in FA 218
Kathleen Long - Professor of French, The Department of Romance Studies, Cornell University
"Odd Bodies: Reviewing Corporeal Difference in Early Modern Alchemy."

Wednesday, November 12, 12:00 noon in LN-1128
Richard Mackenney - Professor of History, Binghamton University
"Public and Private in Renaissance Venice: The Spectrum of Representation."

Bernardo Lecture

Thursday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. in the Anderson Center Reception Room
Dino Cervini - Professor of Italian and Editor, Annali d'italianistica,
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"From Divine to Human: Dante's Circle vs. Boccaccio's Parodic Centers."

Wednesday, November 19, 12:00 noon in LN-1128
Joseph Monteyne - Assistant Professor of Art History, Stony Brook University
"The Fishy Smell of Language:
Obscene Speech and Gendering the Grotesque in London's Billingsgate Market."

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