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Teaching Timetable 2019-20: Renaissance Culture & Society (RS904)

Term 2: January - March 2020

N.B.: most sessions will take place in H 4.22/4 on Tuesdays 10-12am, with the exception of weeks 5 & 9 (see below)

I. Political and Religious Culture

WEEK

DATE

TIME

PLACE

TUTOR

SESSION TITLE

READING

1 Tuesday 7th January 10:00-12:00 H4.22 Marta Celati

'Renaissance Political Thought in Fifteenth-century Italy: Mirrors for Princes'

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2 Tuesday 14th January 10:00-12:00 H4.22 Esther Van Raamsdonk

'Political and Religious Culture: the Ideologies of the First Anglo-Dutch War'

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II. Learning, Literature and the Book Trade

WEEK

DATE

TIME

PLACE

TUTOR

SESSION TITLE

READING

3 Tuesday 21st January 10:00-12:00 H4.22 Ingrid De Smet

Scholars and Printers

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4 Thursday 30th January 16:00-18:00 H2.03 Ingrid De Smet

Centres of Printing and the Book Trade (student presentations) Re-scheduled to week 7.

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III. Latin and Vernacular Literature and Drama

WEEK

DATE

TIME

PLACE

TUTOR

SESSION TITLE

READING

5

Tuesday 4th February 12:00-14:00 H1.07 Rich Rabone & Bobby Xinyue 'The Reception of Ovid's Metamorphoses'

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Additional reading 1

Additional reading 2

7

Tuesday 18th February 10:00-12:00 H4.22 Lucy Rayfield 'Conceptions of Comedy in the European Renaissance'

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7

Tuesday 18th February 12:30-14:30 H0.86 (TRC seminar room) Ingrid De Smet Centres of Printing and the Book Trade (student presentations)

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IV. Intellectual Culture

WEEK

DATE

TIME

PLACE

TUTOR

SESSION TITLE

READING

8

Tuesday 25th February 10:00-12:00 H4.22 David Lines 'Italian Humanism and Scholasticism'

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9

Monday 2nd March 10:00-12:00 H5.22 Paul Botley 'Erasmus of Rotterdam and the Idea of the Scholar'

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V. Round Table: Renaissance Studies and Interdisciplinarity

WEEK

DATE

TIME

PLACE

TUTOR

SESSION TITLE

READING

10

Tuesday 10th March 10:00-12:00 H4.22 Beat K├╝min , David Lines, Lorenzo Pericolo

Round Table Discussion on Renaissance Studies and Interdisciplinarity

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