Newberry Library Winter/Spring Programs

If you are interested in applying to any of these programs, please contact Dr. Ferrell.  Some funding may be available to cover travel costs!

Winter/Spring 2016 Programs for Graduate Students at the Newberry
Application deadline for all winter/spring programs: December 1

Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students

Poetry as Theology: New Theoretical Approaches to Dante
Friday, February 26, 9 am to 5 pm
Led by William Franke, Vanderbilt University, and Vittorio Montemaggi, University of Notre Dame
Details and online application:

The Turn to Religion: Women and Writing in Early Modern England
Saturday, March 12, 9 am to 5 pm
Led by Jaime Goodrich, Wayne State University, and Paula McQuade, DePaul University
Details and online application:

Ten-week Graduate Seminar

Thinking with Stones in Early Modern Europe
Fridays, January 15 – March 18, 2 to 5 pm
Led by Rebecca Zorach, Northwestern University
Details and online application:


For all these programs, students from Center for Renaissance Studies consortium schools ( have priority, in accordance with the consortium agreement. Fees are waived for students from consortium institutions. Such students  may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend ( Each member university sets its own policies, limitations, and deadlines, and some may limit eligibility to certain departments or units within the institution; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

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