STVDIO Seminar Series
The STVDIO series of research seminars promotes the collaborative, interdisciplinary study of the Renaissance in the UK and internationally, and aims to showcase the rich variety of work that is done on Renaissance topics, both at Warwick and beyond. Seminars are to be held in person, at the University of Warwick, on Tuesdays at 17:00 (UK time) unless otherwise specified below.
If you have any queries, please contact this year's organisers:
Rich Rabone (email@example.com) and Claudia Daniotti (Claudia.Daniotti@warwick.ac.uk)
Autumn 2022, Term 1
Week 2, Tues 11 October, 5pm BST, an in-person joint seminar with the Warwick Italian Department. Prof. Carlo Caruso (University of Siena) on, 'Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499) - An Antique Novel for Modern Readers'. Room 2.43 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
Week 5, Tue 1 November, 5pm GMT, Dr Ioanna Iordanou (Oxford Brookes) on 'Republic of Secrets: Official State Secrecy as a Tool for Knowledge Exchange in Late Renaissance Venice'. This is an in-person event, in room OC1.07 in the Oculus Building.
Week 7, Weds 16 November, 5-7pm GMT (12-2pm EST), a joint event with the Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies, University of Toronto. 'A Roundtable on the Global Renaissance'. Speakers: Prof. Nicholas Terpstra, Dr Laura Ingallinella (both University of Toronto), Prof. David Lines, Dr Natalya Din-Kariuki and Dr Bryan Brazeau (all from Warwick). Information here, including registration/ Zoom link: https://mailchi.mp/vicu.utoronto.ca/globalrenaissance
Week 8, Tues 22 November, 5pm GMT, Dr Xiaona Wang (Warwick) on 'An English 'Disciple' of Galileo: John Wallis on Gravity and Centre of Gravity'. This is an in-person event, in room 2.43 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
Spring 2023, Term 2
Week 3, Tues 24 January, 5pm GMT, Prof. Emma Smith (University of Oxford) on 'Shakespeare's First Folio at 400'. This is an in-person event, in room 2.43 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
Week 5, Tues 7 February, 5pm GMT, Dr Edward Wilson-Lee (University of Cambridge) on 'Hernando Colón and the Quest for a Universal Library'. This is an in-person event in room 2.43 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
Tues 28 February, 5pm GMT, Dr Elena Giusti (Warwick) on 'Renaissance Didos and the Madonna-Whore Complex'. This is an in-person event, in room 2.43 in the Faculty of Arts Building
. Event cancelled
Summer 2023, Term 3
Week 1, Tue 25 April, 5pm BST, Dr Maya Feile Tomes (Cambridge) on 'A lady of letters? Re-considering "Clarinda" and the place of "her" Discurso en loor de la poesía in the Parnaso Antártico (1608)'. This is an in-person event, in room FAB2.31 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
Week 2, Wed 3 May, 2:00pm to 4:00pm BST, there will be a mini-workshop on Universities in Renaissance Italy as part of a book launch for David Lines’s new publication The Dynamics of Learning in Early Modern Italy: Arts and Medicine at the University of Bologna. After a brief presentation of the book by the author, the discussion will explore various aspects of the Renaissance teaching of arts and medicine, including its institutional context and its articulation in the humanities, natural philosophy and mathematics, medicine, and theology. The invited speakers include: Jonathan Davies, Robert Black, Brendan Dooley, Vivian Nutton, and Matt Gaetano. This is an in-person event, in room FAB5.03 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
Week 4, Tue 16 May 5pm BST, Prof. Filippo de Vivo (Oxford) on 'Quodlibetical Questions: Religion and Politics Between Venice and England'. This is an in-person event, in room FAB1.11 in the Faculty of Arts Building.
STVDIO Seminars are kindly sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre @HRCWarwick
and the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance @renwarwick