Literary studies

Venetian Seminar

Event Date: 
12 May 2012

The Venetian Seminar is a peripatetic one-day workshop which has a long history of bringing together scholars of history, art history, literature and linguistics who study Venice and Italy.

English Literary Renaissance: Free Celebratory Issue

Event Date: 
19 Oct 2011 to 31 Dec 2011

The journal English Literary Renaissance has recently produced a free virtual issue to celebrate 40 years of publication.

Call for Papers: Preternature 2.1

Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

Objects of all sorts have a long history of serving as bridges to the preternatural world, whether that be in terms of some intrinsic power, or as things possessed or haunted.

Renaissance Italy and the Idea of Spain (1492-1700)

Event Date: 
12 Jan 2012 to 14 Jan 2012

St Edmund Hall, Oxford

A conference that explores the perception of Spain and the Habsburg monarchy in early modern Italy.

Faces, Facades, Frontispieces: Public and Private Selves in Early Modern Culture

Event Date: 
23 Mar 2011 to 25 Mar 2011

The conference theme, ‘Faces, Facades and Frontispieces: Public and Private Selves in Early Modern Culture”, is an invitation to explore the connections that link bodies, selves, objects and buildings throughout the long seventeenth-century.

The Legacy of the Will

Event Date: 
21 Mar 2011

This colloquium will seek to explore the slippery notion of the 'will' and its various semantic permutations in the context of such issues as subjectivity, power, logic, desire, freedom, volition, wit, wisdom, theology and metaphysics.

The Winter's Tale - Symposium

Event Date: 
12 Nov 2011

Northern Renaissance Seminar series, University of Liverpool

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