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Oct 13, 2022
Headshot of Elisabet Takehana

Five College Seminar in Book History with Elise Takehana (Fitchburg State)

650 East Pleasant St
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

"The Sentimentalized Book: A Visual Anachronism?"...
Oct 14, 2022
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Five College Renaissance Seminar with Adam Zucker (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

650 East Pleasant St
3:00 pm

"The Soundscape of The Tempest"...
Oct 18, 2022

Book Launch: Ari Friedlander, University of Mississippi

Online (Zoom)
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Rogue Sexuality in Early Modern English Literature: Desire, Status, Biopolitics....
Oct 20, 2022
Headshot of Beth Myers in front of bookshelves

Five College Seminar in Book History with Beth Myers (Smith College)

Smith College Special Collections
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Tour of the new Smith College Library, in particular the Special Collections area, with Beth Myers, Director of Special Collections....
Oct 23, 2022

Renaissance Jukebox Concert

650 East Pleasant St.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A concert of 16th- and 17th-century lute songs and ballads paired with modern songs of the 20th and 21st centuries. Each pairing illustrates a mood, image, or story common to each song across the centuries. Renaissance Jukebox is comprised of longtime early music performers Donnie Cotter (voice), Meg Pash (viola da gamba, lute, voice) and Chris Stetson (lutes, chitarriglia, mandolin), with guest artist Mitch Nelin (mandocello). 

Oct 28, 2022
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Berlin Lecture with Evan MacCarthy (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

650 East Pleasant St.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

"Orchestrating Shakespeare's Storms"...
Nov 10, 2022

Five College Renaissance Seminar with Catherine Infante (Amherst College)

650 East Pleasant St.
4:30 pm

"The Arts of Encounter: Christians, Muslims, and the Power of Images in Early Modern Spain"...
Nov 17, 2022
Headshot of Josh Lambert. Credit Lisa Abitbol

Five College Seminar in Book History with Josh Lambert (Wellesley College)

Online (Zoom)
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

"Jews in American Publishing" ...
Nov 20, 2022

Sunday Concert with Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano & Andrew Arceci, viola da gamba

650 East Pleasant St. Amherst
2:00 pm

The Kinney Center will host a concert with Elizabeth Hungerford (soprano) and Arcadia Players’ new Artistic Director, Andrew Arceci (viola da gamba). The program will include works by Tobias Hume ...
Dec 1, 2022
Headshot of Joyce Chaplin

Five College Seminar in Book History with Joyce Chaplin (Harvard University)

Online (Zoom)
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Joyce Chaplin is the James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History at Harvard University, where she teaches the histories of science, climate, colonialism, and environment. ...
Dec 8, 2022
Headshot of Douglas Pfeiffer

Five College Renaissance Seminar with Douglas Pfeiffer (Stony Brook University)

650 East Pleasant St.
4:30 pm

Douglas Pfeiffer is an Associate Professor of English at Stony Brook University. He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University....
Mar 9, 2023 - Mar 11, 2023

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting - San Juan, 2023


12:00 pm

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting  San Juan For more information please see https://www.rsa.org/page/Futuremeetings
Mar 29, 2023 - Apr 1, 2023

Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting - Minneapolis 2023


12:00 pm

Annual Meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota For more information please see: http://www.shakespeareassociation.org/annual-meetings/
Mar 21, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting - Chicago, 2024


12:00 pm

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting  Chicago For more information please see https://www.rsa.org/page/Futuremeetings
Apr 10, 2024 - Apr 13, 2024

Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting - Portland 2024


12:00 pm

Annual Meeting Portland, Oregon For more information please see: http://www.shakespeareassociation.org/annual-meetings/
Mar 19, 2025 - Mar 22, 2025

Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting - Boston 2025


12:00 pm

Annual Meeting Joint conference with the Renaissance Society of America Boston, Massachusetts For more information please see: http://www.shakespeareassociation.org/annual-meetings/
Mar 20, 2025 - Mar 22, 2025

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting - Boston, 2025


12:00 pm

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting...