At least twice per semester the Center sponsors a full-day conference on various topics of Renaissance study. Most conferences are free, and all are open to the public.
Saturday, April 28th 9 a.m.- 4: p.m.
Various speakers will present lectures and demonstrations on the topic of historical swordsmanship. Lunch is provided.
Pre-registration required via email or phone no later than April 25th
Graduate Student Conference - Autumn
Graduate students from around the country (and the world) present papers on Renaissance Studies topics. - Fall Semester
$10 Entrance Fee includes lunch and breakfast https://renaissanceconference.wordpress.com/
Swordsmanship Conference - Spring - Information above.
Papers and demonstrations on medieval and Renaissance swordsmanship.
Free; pre-registration requested - Spring Semester
History of the Book Symposium
Papers and discussion on the study of books as physical objects and the history of different books and manuscripts.
Free; pre-registration required
SPECIAL TOPIC CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS
These conferences vary from year to year. Samples of past conference topics include Shakespeare and Dance (Fall 2008); Suspected Shakespeares (Spring 2008), John Calvin (Fall 2009); Renaissance Art (Fall 2010); The Spanish Golden Age (Spring 2010), Renaissance Gardens (Spring 2011); Animals in the Renaissance (Fall 2011); The King James Bible (Spring 2012); Early New England (Fall 2012); Early Modern Iberian Studies Symposium (Fall 2017)