MA Medieval & Renaissance Studies

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Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Research-in-Progress Seminars: Past Seminars

Seminars, 2014-15

Term 1
  • Thursday 23 October 2014
    Adam Greenwood (UCL Italian)
    'Marsilio Ficino and the Mirror of the Soul'
  • Thursday 19 February 2015
    Timothy Demetris (UCL Italian)
    'Cardinal Oliviero Carafa's 1472 Naval Expedition against the Turks: A Historical Reconstruction from Unpublished Sources'
Term 2
  • Thursday 5 February 2015
    Deborah Dawkin (UCL Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry)
    'Early Modern Women Translators: A Re-evaluation of Their Creative and Political Agency'
  • Thursday 19 March 2015
    Emma Pauncefort (UCL French)
    'The Construction of a Superior French Social Identity in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Travel Narratives on England'

Seminars, 2013-14

Term 3
  • Tuesday 13 May 2014
    Jacqueline Derrick (UCL History)
    'Marino Sanudo: Merchant Manuals, Crusade Proposals and Geographical Knowledge in the Fourteenth Century'
  • Tuesday 10 June 2014
    Martine Gagnon (UCL Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies)
    'A Spanish Friar in the English Court: James Mabbe's English Translation of Tratado de republica y policia christiana by Fray Juan de Santa María'

Seminars, 2012-13

Term 1
  • Tuesday 30 October 2012
    Roberta Klimt (UCL English)
    'Dante, Milton and the Tower of Babel'
  • Tuesday 11 December 2012
    Emily Corran (UCL History)
    'The Ethics of Lying and Sincerity in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries'
Term 2
  • Tuesday 5 February 2013
    Rosemary Macaulay (UCL Greek and Latin)
    'Text, Paratext and Gender: The Printing of Female-Authored Neo-Latin in the Sixteenth Century'
  • Tuesday 19 March 2013
    Hannah Crummé (UCL Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies)
    'Medics and Mystics: Jewish Doctors, Spanish Spies and Gabriel Harvey'

Seminars, 2011-12

Term 1
  • Tuesday 1 November 2011
    Federica Signoriello (UCL Italian)
    'Satire in Fifteenth-Century Florence'
  • Tuesday 13 December 2011
    Professor Michael Allen (UCLA) and Dr Dilwyn Knox (UCL)
    'De Marsilio Ficino'
Term 2
  • Tuesday 7 February 2012
    Kate Maltby (UCL English)
    'Boethius across Early Modern Europe'
  • Tuesday 20 March 2012
    Oscar Schiavone (UCL Italian)
    'Michelangelo Buonarroti: Forms of Knowledge between Literature and Art in the Renaissance'

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