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.

 

24 – 25 March 2017
Coventry, England
Bodies and Minds in the Early Modern Catholic World
University of Warwick

Symposium featuring keynote speakers Alex Bamji, Nancy Caciola and Andrew Redden.
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31 March 2017
CFP deadline
CFP: The Politics of Conversion Conference: Martin Luther to Muhammad Ali
Co-presented by the Newberry Library and The Early Modern Conversions Project, Chicago

Featuring keynote presentations by Glen Coulthard, First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program, University of British Columbia; Peter Marshall, History, University of Warwick; and Regina Schwartz, English and Religious Studies, Northwestern University. An American premier performance of Shakeshafte, a new play by Rowan Williams, will be presented by the Chicago Shakespeare Project.

This workshop will take place 14 – 16 September, 2017.
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21 – 22 April 2017
Ithaca, New York
Transforming Bodies
Cornell University

Symposium organized by team member Kathleen Perry Long and presented by the Early Modern Conversions Project and Cornell University.
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28 – 29 April 2017
Los Angeles, California
Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA

Symposium organized by team members Bronwen Wilson and Angela Vanhaelen.
more information to come
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1 June 2017
CFP deadline
CFP: Conversions Team Meeting
Montreal, August 23 – 26, 2017 

The Early Modern Conversions project is very pleased to announce our fourth team meeting, which will take place in Montreal from August 23 to 26, 2017. We are now accepting submissions for a ‘keywords’ session and works-in-progress presentation. 
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31 July – 23 August 2017
Montreal, Quebec
Summer seminar: “Theatre, Masque, and Opera in England and Italy, 1580 to 1650: Performance Practices and Cognitive Ecologies” (teachers: Julie Cumming and Lyn Tribble)
IPLAI, McGill University

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24 – 26 August 2017
Montreal, Quebec
Team meeting
IPLAI, McGill University

more information to come

 

14 – 16 September 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Politics of Conversion Conference at
The Newberry Library, Chicago

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20 – 21 October 2017
Durham, North Carolina
“Tragedy, Recognition, Conversion” Workshop
Duke University & Franklin Humanities Institute

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

 

30 July – 22 August 2018
Montreal, Quebec
Summer seminar (teachers: Torrance Kirby and Douglas Hedley)
IPLAI, McGill University
more information to come

 

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

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