What’s Happening


Current and upcoming events (lectures, seminars, workshops, reading groups, public exchanges, etc.) organized or sponsored by the Early Modern Conversions project; deadlines for calls for participation.

 

1 – 2 February 2018
Toronto, Ontario
Playing for Free: Prospero, Caliban, Miranda
A two-day workshop and workshop performance on The Tempest, the histories of conversion and slavery, and Shakespeare’s theatre of freedom.
A collaboration of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, the Ryerson School of Performance, and the Early Modern Conversions Project (McGill University)
Ryerson University 
more information to come

 

15 – 17 February 2018
Los Angeles, California
Objects of Conversion in Early Modern Europe Conference
UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) & Early Modern Conversions 
click here for CFP

 

27 February 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia
Much Ado: Side-by-Side by Shakespeare
A one-day workshop that will bring together scholars, singers, musicians, actors, opera director and librettist Patrick Hansen, and composer James Garner (joining the workshop by Skype from London).
click here for more information

20 – 20 March 2018
Montreal, Quebec
The Cambridge Platonists: Their Legacy and Relevance
McGill University
A talk delivered by Professor Douglas Hedley, Fellow of Clare College and Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Cambridge University
click here for more information 

 

20 – 21 April 2018
Montreal, Quebec
Conversion and Modernity
McGill University
more information to come

 

30 July – 22 August 2018
Montreal, Quebec
Summer Research Seminar: Metaphysics of Conversion from Late Antiquity to Early Modernity 
McGill University
click here for more information

 

23 – 25 August 2018
Montreal, Quebec
Team meeting
McGill University
more information to come

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