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Renaissance Editing Workshop

Friday 26th May 2017, 14:00-17:00

Location: Wolfson Research Exchange

Have you ever thought about the critical editions you are using? Have you ever wondered about the relationship between your edition and the original manuscripts? Have you considered writing an edition of a text yourself?

The Renaissance Editing Workshop is a half-day event designed to act as both an introduction to different styles of editing, as well as a focused group to discuss Renaissance editing practices. It is running as part of the Warwick Arts Faculty Postgraduate Festival, 2017.

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Timetable of events:

14:00-15.30 Short presentations on Renaissance editing


Prof. Ingrid De Smet (Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, Warwick): "Editing Jacques Auguste de Thou's didactic poem on falconry"

Dr. Dario Brancato (Concordia University, Montreal): "Author’s Last Intention or Editors’ Last Intention? Cosimo de’ Medici and Baccio Baldini’s ‘edition’ of Benedetto Varchi’s Storia Fiorentina"

Dr. Giacomo Comiati (Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, Warwick): "Editing posthumus books of rhymes: The case of Giovanni Della Casa's Latin poems"

15.30-16:00 Coffee break, with light refreshments
16:00-17:00 Editing break out session

This will be an informal session to get some practical experience dealing with and deciphering Renaissance texts.

Workshop contacts: Liam Lewis and Paloma Perez Galvan at p dot perez-galvan at warwick dot ac dot uk

Ren editing workshop 2017