Thursday, November 15th, 2018: Gerry Milligan, “Women in Combat?: The Ambivalent Discourse of Female Militancy in Renaissance Italy”

The Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance and The Center for the Study of Women & Society present:

Gerry Milligan, Italian, The College of Staten Island, CUNY
“Women in Combat?: The Ambivalent Discourse of Female Militancy in Renaissance Italy”

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

6:00-7:30PM

Room 9204, Graduate Center, CUNY

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GERRY MILLIGAN is an Associate Professor of Italian at The College of Staten Island, CUNY. His research interests are Italian Renaissance literature, gender studies and women writers of late-medieval/Renaissance Europe. In addition to his classes on Italian language, he teaches courses on Medieval and Renaissance literature and culture. Professor Milligan often focuses on social histories of the past in tandem with literary representations in order to question our assumptions of pre-modern life.

Co-sponsored with the CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences. 

This event will be held at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street). It is free and open to the public. For more information about the SSWR, please see our website[sswrnyc.hcommons.org [sswrnyc.hcommons.org]].

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018: Penelope Geng, “Accused / Accusing”: Rape, the Female Appellor, and Measure for Measure”

The Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance and The Center for the Study of Women & Society present:

Penelope Geng, English, Macalester College

“Accused/Accusing: Rape, the Female Appellor, and Measure for Measure

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

6:00-7:30PM

Room 9204, Graduate Center, CUNY

PENELOPE GENG is an Assistant Professor of English at Macalester College. She teaches Shakespeare and early modern literature. Her research focuses on the intersection of literature, law, and religion. Currently, she is working on her first book Communal Justice in Shakespeare’s England, an investigation of lay magistracy in early modern English literature.

Co-sponsored with the CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences.

This event will be held at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street). It is free and open to the public. For more information about the SSWR, please see our website[sswrnyc.hcommons.org [sswrnyc.hcommons.org][sswrnyc.hcommons.org [sswrnyc.hcommons.org]]].

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Thursday, September 20th, 2018: Miles P. Grier, “Gender, Race, and Orality in Aphra Behn’s Othello”

The Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance and The Center for the Study of Women & Society present:

Miles P. Grier, English, Queens College, CUNY
“Gender, Race, and Orality in Aphra Behn’s Othello”

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

6:00-7:30PM

Room 9204, Graduate Center, CUNY

MILES P. GRIER is an Assistant Professor of English at Queens College, CUNY. He is finishing a book manuscript tentatively entitled Inkface: Othello and the Staging of Atlantic Literacy, 1604-1855. His publications include essays in The William and Mary QuarterlyPolitics and Culture,Genders, and The Journal of Popular Music Studies.

Co-sponsored with the CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences. 

This event will be held at the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th Street). It is free and open to the public. For more information about the SSWR, please see our website[sswrnyc.hcommons.org [sswrnyc.hcommons.org]].

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You will find information about our organization and events on this site, including other blogs of interest.  We hope you will join us at our meetings to hear early modern scholars in a variety of fields share their work.  We meet at the CUNY Graduate Center, 5th Ave and 36th St., in New York City.

 

 

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