Renaissance Wednesdays is a series of hour-long informal talks on wide-ranging topics by local or visiting scholars held in the Center Reading Room.
Discussions of the Renaissance roots of our culture, at 4:00 p.m. in the Reading Room with refreshments co-sponsered by The Amherst Woman’s Club. Free of charge and open to the public.
March 12 “Winged Words: one chapter in the history of a Homeric trope” with Jessica Wolfe.
March 26 “Hamlet’s ‘No’: The Readiness is All” with Sally Sutherland.
April 2 “Skepticism, Faith, and Reason in Marie de Gournay’s Equality of Men and Women” with John Robison.
April 9 “Translating the Historia Della Fine Del Monde manuscript” with Anna Strowe.
April 16 “All is Well that Ends Well: Parolles Theological” with Marie Roche.
April 23 “Rare Book Show and Tell” with David Katz.