The STVDIO research-seminar series promotes the collaborative interdisciplinary study of the Renaissance in the UK and internationally. Seminars are offered by a combination of PhD students, research fellows, and more established scholars, both within and outside of Warwick. We typically meet on Tuesdays at 17:00; all seminars will be held in H4.50 in the 4th floor extension of the Humanities Block, unless stated otherwise below.
Autumn 2018, Term 1
Tuesday 9 October 2018 Dr. Vladimir Brljak (University of Durham): 'Dead Water in English Criticism: Tradition and Innovation from Bacon to Dryden'.
Tuesday 13 November 2018 Prof. María Morrás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona/Magdalen College, Oxford): 'The Diffusion of Aristotle's Ethics in Romance in Fifteenth-Century Spain: A Reappraisal'.
Thursday 6 December 2018 Prof. Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania): 'Aristotle's Rhetoric and the Medieval Preacher'. This seminar will take place at 2pm. A joint STVDIO/Medieval Studies seminar.
Spring 2019, Term 2
Tuesday 5 February 2019
Dr. Johanna Luggin (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies): 'Poeticizing Wisdom and Madness: Cartesian Physiology and Lucretian Rhetoric in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Didactic Poetry in Latin'. Postponed. New date tbc.
Tuesday 5 February 2019 *Additional seminar* Prof. Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College, Oxford), 'Communicating High-End Research to the General Public: The Printing Revolution Exhibition at the Correr Museum in Venice'. This event will take place at 2.15pm.
Tuesday 19 February 2019 Dr. Bobby Xinyue (University of Warwick): 'The Renaissance Fasti Poem: Form, Politics, and (Ovidian) Reception'.
Tuesday 5 March 2019 Dr. Paul Botley (University of Warwick) and Dr. Máté Vince (Trinity College, Dublin): 'A Huguenot Scholar at the Court of King James: The New Edition of Isaac Casaubon's Letters from London, 1610-1615'. This event will take place in the Wolfson Research Exchange.
Summer 2019, Term 3
Tuesday 30 April 2019 Dr. Alice Leonard (University of Warwick): 'Thomas Browne's Errors'.
Tuesday 14 May 2019 Prof. John Monfasani (State University of New York at Albany): American Historiography on Renaissance Humanism: Discussion of a recent publication. Details to be circulated in advance.
Tuesday 11 June 2019 Dr. Chi-fang Sophia Li (National Sun Yat-sen University/University of Warwick): 'Italy under the English Quill: the Impact of the Italian Wars (1494-1559) on the Literary Geography of the English Renaissance'.
STVDIO Seminars are kindly sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre and the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance