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Oct 16, 2019
image of stained glass you would see in a cathedral

The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Renaissance Studies
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

“The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy: Gender, Antisemitism, and the English City”...
Oct 17, 2019
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

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...