Nov 5: “Last Word, First Look: Ralegh’s Dutch Translation of ‘The Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana,'” and “Illustrating Sir Walter Ralegh’s ‘Discoverie of the Large Rich and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana'”

Please see below for a special event hosted by UCLA’s Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: You are invited to attend the next CMRS Roundtable: Last Word, First Look: Ralegh’s Dutch Translation of The Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana and Illustrating Sir Walter Ralegh’s Discoverie of the Large Rich and… Read More Nov 5: “Last Word, First Look: Ralegh’s Dutch Translation of ‘The Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana,'” and “Illustrating Sir Walter Ralegh’s ‘Discoverie of the Large Rich and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana'”

1 Nov: “Reforming Stones in Renaissance England”

Please see below for an invitation to a talk by Tiffany Jo Werth at the Huntington Library.  Graduate students are especially encouraged to attend the informal lunch! Dear Friends and Colleagues, Please join us on Saturday, November 1, 10:00-Noon, in Seaver 1 & 2 to hear Tiffany Jo Werth (Simon Fraser), “Reforming Stones in Renaissance… Read More 1 Nov: “Reforming Stones in Renaissance England”

14-15 Nov: Huntington Conference: Markets, Law, and Ethics, 1300–1832

Markets, Law, and Ethics, 1300–1832 Nov. 14-Nov. 15, 2014 Friday–Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Leading historians with expertise in a range of contexts will explore the nature, significance, and dynamics of market practices and institutions from the 14th to the 19th century. $25. To register, email researchconference@huntington.org or 626-405-3432. Poster: 45837 HuntLib MarktsAnncCP Ahmanson Room, Brody… Read More 14-15 Nov: Huntington Conference: Markets, Law, and Ethics, 1300–1832

Oct 25: “Leibniz’s World-Apart Doctrine”

Please see below for an exciting invitation!  All those interested are welcome. Dear Friends and Colleagues, The next meeting of the Early Modern Circle will take place from 12:00-2:00 on Saturday, October 25th, when Adam Harmer (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Riverside) will present ““Leibniz’s World-Apart Doctrine”. The abstract is attached and is… Read More Oct 25: “Leibniz’s World-Apart Doctrine”

29 Oct: “Trouble in Mind: Personal Conscience in the Sixteenth Century”

“Trouble in Mind: Personal Conscience in the Sixteenth Century” PAUL STROHM Emeritus, Anna S. Garbedian Professor of the Humanities, Columbia University WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014 ROYCE 314 AT 4 PM Throughout its long history, conscience has perched precariously at the boundaries of the self. Does it originate outside the mind as a God-given entity or… Read More 29 Oct: “Trouble in Mind: Personal Conscience in the Sixteenth Century”

25 Oct: Tim Harris at the Huntington: “Was there such a thing as ‘British public opinion’ in the 17th Century?”

Dear Early Modernists, Mark your calendars for October 25th!  Tim Harris will be speaking at the USC-Huntington EMSI British History Seminar on “Was there such a thing as ‘British public opinion’ in the 17th Century?” His talk will take place at 10:00am in Seaver Classroom 3 of the Munger Research Center at The Huntington.  (Coffee… Read More 25 Oct: Tim Harris at the Huntington: “Was there such a thing as ‘British public opinion’ in the 17th Century?”