At least a couple of these have significant "religion" content:
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, Fall 2006 Schedule ***
Wednesday, September 20th
Todd Reeser (University of Pittsburgh, French and Italian)
"The Hermeneutics of Platonic Sexuality in the Renaissance"
4:30 in FFA 204
Friday, October 6th
Come read the poet of love and transformation!
7:00 ? 11:00 p.m.
Babcock Room, 40th floor of the Cathedral of Learning
Friday, October 13th
Madeline Caviness (Tufts University, History of Art)
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
2:00 in FFA 202
Thursday, October 19th
Department of French and Italian Open House (co-sponsored by MRST)
5 ? 7 p.m.
William Pitt Union, Kurtzman Room
Friday, November 10th
Laura Smoller (University of Arkansas, History)
"St. Vincent Ferrer and the Chopped-Up Baby:
Creating the Image of a New Saint in the Fifteenth Century"
4:00 in CL 501
Wednesday, November 15th (event co-sponsored with Religious Studies)
Matt Goldish (Ohio State, History)
"The Problem of Heretical Clergy in the Early Enlightenment:
The Jewish Case and Some Christian Parallels"
4:30 pm (place TBA)
We also have a fantastic lineup for the spring. Tentative dates:
Friday, February 9th: Will West (Northwestern, English)
Friday, February 23rd: Vance Smith (Princeton, English)
Thursday, March 29th: Bart Ehrman (Duke)
Friday, March 30th: Sarah Beckwith (Duke, English)
Please join us! If you have questions or would like more information,
Acting Director, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
University of Pittsburgh
Cathedral of Learning 526
Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
Phone: (412) 624-3246
Fax: (412) 624-6639