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The Islamicate Geographies of “The Female Wits” on the Early Modern English Stage

Medieval and Early Modern Studies and English Department Lecture Bernadette Andrea, Celia Jacobs Endowed Professor of British Literature at University of Texas, San Antonio “The Islamicate Geographies of ‘The Female Wits’ on the Early Modern English Stage” Tuesday, September 27, 4 – 5:30 p.m.  Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  During the second half of the seventeenth century, …

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MEMS Colloquium Lecture: Shakespeare Anniversary 2016

Humanities Forum Frances Dolan, Distinguished Professor of English, University of California, Davis, Davis and was recently presented with the University of California, Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. ‘Some wine, ho!’ Shakespeare, Women, and the Story of English Wine Tuesday, March 29, 4 p.m. University Center Room 312 What did Shakespeare’s contemporaries drink and what did they …

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Brewing in Baltimore: An Alternative to Mainstream Media

Wednesday, April 8 | 12 – 1 p.m. Fern Shen, founder and editor, Baltimore Brew Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  Fern Shen is a veteran journalist who worked at The Hartford Courant, The (Baltimore) Evening Sun and The Washington Post for 17 years. In 2009 — with mainstream media here and across the country suddenly cutting back, laying off and shutting down — she struck …

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Anders Winroth: The Glory of the Viking Ship

Interdisciplinary Thursday, February 26 | 4:00 p.m. Anders Winroth: The Glory of the Viking Ship Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery The Medieval & Early Modern Studies Minor presents an Annual Colloquium on Thursday, February 26, featuring Dr. Anders Winroth of Yale University’s Department of History. Dr. Winroth will speak on “The Glory of the Viking Ship” …

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Free Medieval Manuscripts! Digitizing The Archimedes Palimpsest and Making Open Data

Wednesday, March 27, 12:00 p.m. UC 310 William Noel, Director of Penn Libraries’ Special Collections Center and Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, University of Pennsylvania Free Medieval Manuscripts! Digitizing The Archimedes Palimpsest and Making Open Data Sponsored by the Department of English This lecture concerns a fifteen year project to conserve, image, transcribe and publish …

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Sea Dogs, Buccaneers, and Corsairs: Piracy in the Early Modern Age and Today

Wednesday, February 20, 4:00 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery “Sea Dogs, Buccaneers, and Corsairs: Piracy in the Early Modern Age and Today” Virginia Lunsford, Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy Medieval and Early Modern Studies Virginia Lunsford is an associate professor of history at the U.S. Naval Academy, specializing in maritime and …

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