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Nov 3, 2019

First Sunday Concert

650 East Pleasant St. Amherst, MA
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

An afternoon of music. Medieval songs and dance tunes, with a theme of the return of winter - "When I See Winter Returning," featuring a soprano, a tenor, and four instrumentalists. Followed by a...
Nov 6, 2019

"Grottoes, Mazes and Labyrinths in the Renaissance Garden ," a talk by Ellen Kosmer, retired Professor of Art History, Worcester State University

650 East Pleasant St. Amherst, MA
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Renaissance Wednesday The talk is free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments to follow, provided by the Amherst Woman's Club. For more information please contact renaissance@english.umass.edu
Nov 13, 2019

"'Healing-place for the Soul': Diodorus, Egyptian Libraries, and Renaissance Reception," a talk by Mark Roblee, PhD Candidate, History Department, UMass Amherst

650 East Pleasant St. Amherst, MA
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In his 3rd-century BCE account of ancient Egypt, Bibliotheca Historica, Diodorus of Sicily describes a section of the Theban mortuary temple complex known as the Ramesseum: “Next comes the sacred...
Nov 14, 2019
Dec 5, 2019

Five College Renaissance Seminar

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

Five College Renaissance Seminar Speaker and Title TBA
Feb 6, 2020

The Refinery

650 East Pleasant St. Amherst
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Refinery is a forum for advanced graduate students to share work-in-progress with an invited scholar whose work is currently shaping their thinking.  Both authors precirculate works-in-progress...