Co-Sponsored Events 2017-2018


The Nicholson Center for British Studies is pleased to support the following workshops, lectures, and conferences and events in 2017 - 2018. 
 

Autumn Quarter- 2017
 

Emily Vasiliauskas
Assistant Professor of English
University of Illinois at Chicago

"Antony and Cleopatra and the Art of Dying"

Monday, September 25
Rosenwald 405
5:00pm

This was organized by The Renaissance Workshop, with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Deborah Cohen
Peter B. Ritzma Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History
Northwestern University

 

"Love and Money in the Informal Empire: The british in Argentina"

Wednesday, September 27
John Hope Franklin Room, Social Sciences Building (2nd floor)
5:00pm

This was organized by the The Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop, with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.
 

Our Dance is Turned into Mourning
A Symposium of Loss and Consolation in Early Modern Europe

Friday, October 6th
9:00am - 5:00pm
Rosenwald 405

Read more about this symposium:
https://lossuchicago.wordpress.com/

This symposium was organized by Michal Zechariah (Dept. of English) and Sam Caitlin (Dept. of Comparative Literature), with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

An Alehouse session at Uchicago
Performed by Barroksolistene

Friday, October 6th
7:30pm
International House (1414 E 59th St.)

Read more about this event and to purchase tickets, visit:
http://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/events/2017-2018/2017-10-07-003000-0

This event was organized by Uchicago Presents, with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Scott Sowerby
Northwestern University

Friday, October 27

"The Confessional State and the Fiscal-Military State in Early modern Europe"

The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
3:00-5:00pmpm

All papers are pre-circulated. For a copy of the paper please contact Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (fljonsso@uchicago.edu)

This seminar was part of the Newberry Library Seminar in British History series and was organized by the Newberry Library, with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 


Winter Quarter- 2018
 

Janet Browne
Aramont Professor of the History of Science
Harvard University

Alison Winter Lecture Series

‘Darwin’s Afterlives: Recollection and the Making of Biography’

Date: Friday, 19 January
Time:5:00pm
Venue: Classics 110
Reception to follow

This lecture is being organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Colin Rydell
University of Chicago

Friday, February 16

"Alcohol in the Garden of Eden: The Cider Boom in England, 1650-1763"

The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
3:00-5:00pmpm

All papers are pre-circulated. For a copy of the paper please contact Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (fljonsso@uchicago.edu)

This seminar was part of the Newberry Library Seminar in British History series and was organized by the Newberry Library, with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

Spring Quarter- 2018
 

Eleanor Hubbard
Princeton University

Friday, February 16

"Englishmen at Sea: Sailors, Merchants, and Empire 1580-1620 "

The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
3:00-5:00pm

All papers are pre-circulated. For a copy of the paper please contact Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (fljonsso@uchicago.edu)

This seminar was part of the Newberry Library Seminar in British History series and was organized by the Newberry Library, with support from the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 

 

For a listing of past Nicholson Center Co-Sponsored Events, please visit our Events Archive.