The STVDIO research-seminar series promotes the collaborative interdisciplinary study of the Renaissance in the UK and internationally. Seminars are offered by a combination of PhD students, research fellows, and more established scholars, both within and outside of Warwick. They typically meet on Tuesdays (occasionally on Wednesdays) at 17:00; all seminars will be held in H4.50 in the 4th floor extension of the Humanities Block, unless stated otherwise below.
Tuesday 10 October 2017. Prof. Liam Semler (Sydney), 'The Arrival, Form and Meaning of the Grotesque in England 1500-1700'.
Tuesday 14 November 2017. Prof. Maria Teresa Guerrini (Bologna), 'University and Academies in Early Modern Bologna'.
Tuesday 28 November 2017. Dr Valerio Sanzotta (Ludwig Boltzmann
Institute for Neo-Latin Studies), 'Marsilio Ficino’s Marginal Notes on Proclus’s Commentary on the Timaeus (Florence, Biblioteca Riccardiana, MS 24)'.
Tuesday 5 December 2017. Dr Rich Rabone (Warwick), 'A Novel mediocritas? The Aristotelian Middle Way and the Pursuit of Happiness in Baltasar Gracián's Criticón'.
Tuesday 9 January 2018. Dr Hester Schadee (Exeter), 'Speech and the City: the Role of Language in Leonardo Bruni’s Civic Humanism'.
Tuesday 20 February 2018. Dr Felicita Tramontana (Warwick), 'Missionaries and Mobility between the Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Italy'.
Tuesday 6 March 2018. Dr Vladimir Brljak (Cambridge), 'The Literary Criticism of Kenelm Digby'.
Tuesday 15 May 2018. Prof. Paula Findlen (Stanford), ‘Science and the Arts in the Early Modern Period: New Directions for Research and Teaching’. A joint STVDIO/History Seminar
STVDIO Seminars are kindly sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre and the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance