Monthly Archives: March 2014

Religious Change in Catholic Italy

Statements by Pope Francis have prompted changing religious attitudes in Catholic Italy, especially regarding gay and lesbian Catholics. “The new pope’s words and deeds have emboldened liberal Italian priests to push boundaries they never would have under Benedict XVI,” according … Continue reading

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Eighteenth-Century Lecture at the Newberry Library

The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies presents: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 2:00 pm Eighteenth-Century Seminar Nina Dubin, University of Illinois at Chicago “Love, Trust, Risk: Painting ‘The Papered Century’” http://www.newberry.org/04192014-nina-dubin The precirculated paper for this seminar will be delivered electronically … Continue reading

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Newberry Dissertation Seminar – Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Dissertation Seminar for Historians Directed by Constantin Fasolt, University of Chicago, and John Marino, University of California, San Diego http://www.newberry.org/09262014-2014-dissertation-seminar-historians Limited to 12 participants who have passed all examinations and achieved ABD status by the time of the … Continue reading

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Early Modern Lecture

Bruce T. Moran, “Preserving the Cutting Edge: Woodblocks, Visual Knowledge, and Practices of Botanical Illustration in Early Modern Europe” History of the Book Lecture Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2 pm Please register by 10 am Thursday, April 3 Towner Fellows Lounge … Continue reading

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