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STVDIO Seminar Series

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; for room details, see individual entries below.

Autumn 2019, Term 1

Tuesday 8 October Dr. Victoria Moul (UCL): 'Anglo-Latin Literary Bilingualism in Early Modern England: The Evidence from Manuscript Holdings'.

Wednesday 16 October Book launch event: a joint launch of Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture, ed. Jane Everson, Andrew Hiscock, and Stefano Jossa (Oxford: OUP, 2019), and 'Dreaming Again of Things Already Dreamed': 500 Years of Orlando Furioso, ed. Marco Dorigatti and Maria Pavlova (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2019). A joint event with Italian Studies. This event will take place in H4.03.

Tuesday 22 October Prof. Dr. Marc Laureys (Bonn/Oxford): 'Text and Paratext in Erasmus's Editions of the Classics'. This event will take place in LIB 2.

Tuesday 19 November Dr. John Sellars (Royal Holloway): 'Philosophical Biographies in the Renaissance'. This event will take place in H0.43.

Spring 2020, Term 2

Thursday 9 January Dr. David van der Linden (Groningen) and Prof. Penny Roberts (Warwick): 'Letterlocking in Early Modern France'. A joint seminar with the Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre. This event will take place at 4-6pm in H0.43.

Tuesday 14 January Prof. Jonathan Thacker (Oxford): 'Creating the World on Spanish Golden-Age Stages in the Street, Playhouse, and Court: Some Implications'. A joint event with Hispanic Studies. This event will take place in H0.43.

Tuesday 4 February Dr. Xavier Espluga (Barcelona): 'Roman Topography and Epigraphy in the Epigrammata antiquae urbis (1521)'. This event will take place in S0.21 at 4pm - please note the earlier time.

Tuesday 18 February Dr. Lucy Rayfield (Warwick): 'No Laughing Matter: Superiority Theory and Early Modern Humour'. This event will take place in H0.43.

Summer 2020, Term 3

Both term 3 events have sadly been cancelled, due to the coronavirus lockdown

Tuesday 21 April Dr. Johanna Luggin (Innsbruck): 'Poeticizing Wisdom and Madness: Cartesian Physiology and Lucretian Rhetoric in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Didactic Poetry in Latin'. This event will take place in H0.43.

Tuesday 5 May Dr. Marta Celati (Warwick): 'The Renaissance Prince in Fifteenth-Century Italy: Between Political Theory and Historiography'. This talk will take place in H4.01 (4th floor of the Humanities Building).


Archive of past talks

If you have any queries, please contact this year's organisers:
Paloma Pérez Galván


STVDIO Seminars are kindly sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre and the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance @HRCWarwick