. Courses 2020-21

Courses 2020-21

Renaissance Studies Courses, 2020-21

 

 

ART HISTORY

 

FALL

ARTH 44601 Medieval and Early Modern Naturalisms

Tamara Golan

 

ARTH 17612 The Art of Michelangelo

Charles Cohen

 

SPRING

ARTH 17520 Venetian Renaissance Art: Bellini, Giorgione, Titian

Charles Cohen

 

ARTH 23205 / 33205 Visualizing Race in the Renaissance

Lia Markey

 

 

ENGLISH

 

WINTER

ENGL 16500. Shakespeare I: Histories and Comedies

Ellen MacKay

 

ENGL 17516. Religious Poetry from Donne to Eliot

Richard Strier

 

ENGL 22140. Lyric Intimacies in the Renaissance

Sarah Kunjummen

 

SPRING

ENGL 12720. Inventing Consciousness: Literature, Philosophy, Psychology

Timothy Harrison

 

ENGL 17501. Milton

Joshua Scodel

 

ENGL 18860. Black Shakespeare

Noémie Ndiaye

 

ENGL 20360. Shrews! Unladylike Conduct on Stage and Page in Early Modern England

Ellen MacKay

 

ENGL 32650. Early Science Fiction

Noémie Ndiaye

 

 

 

HISTORY

 

FALL

HIST 11301 Global British Empire to 1784: War, Commerce, and Revolution

Steven Pincus

 

HIST 29522  Europe’s Intellectual Transformations, Renaissance through Enlightenment 

Ada Palmer

WINTER

HIST 14302  Early Modern China: An Age of Global Transformation, 1500–1800 

Daniel Knorr

 

HIST 22310  The Commons: Environment and Economy in Early Modern Europe

Oliver Cussen

 

HIST 49200  Colloquium: Approaches to Atlantic Slavery Studies 

Raushana Johnson

 

SPRING

HIST 12203  Italian Renaissance: Petrach, Machiavelli, and the Wars of Popes and Kings 

Ada Palmer 

 

HIST 29009  The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Black Lusophone Atlantic

Erin McCullugh

 

HIST 42304  Patronage and the Production of Culture in Renaissance Italy and Her Neighbors 

Ada Palmer 

 

 

 

NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS

 

WINTER

NEHC 20202 Islamicate Civilization II, 950–1750  (F. Lewis) 

Franklin Lewis

 

NEHC 20840 Radical Islamic Pieties: 1200 to 1600

Cornell Fleischer

 

PHILOSOPHY

 

FALL

PHIL 21506 Memory and Unity of a Person

David Finkelstein

 

PHIL 26004/36004 Early Modern Philosophy Beyond the Canon

Daniel Moerner

 

WINTER

PHIL 26000 History of Philosophy II Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Daniel Moerner

 

PHIL 29200-01/29300-01 Philosophy of Animal Minds from Descartes to Kant

Pirachula Chulanon

 

PHIL 56704 Descartes’s Meditations in its Medieval Context

Daniel Moerner

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

WINTER

PLSC 21205 Politics, Love, and War: Machiavelli’s Literary Works

Nathan Tarcov

 

PLSC 47703 Exemplary Leaders: Livy, Plutarch, and Machiavelli

John McCormick, Michèle Lowrie 

 

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

 

FALL

RLST 21330 Despair and Consolation: Emotion and Affect in Late Medieval and Reformation Christianity 

Matthew Vanderpoel

 

SPRING

RLST 23706 Calvin: Piety, Politics, and the Theater of God’s Glory

Kristine Culp

 

RLST 23750 New Cartesian Questions

Jean-Luc Marion

 

 

 

ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

 

FRENCH

 

FALL

FREN 25910/FREN 35910 Racine    

Larry Norman

 

WINTER

FREN 22721 Montaigne et la philosophie grecque: cours d’introduction

Benjamin Ransom

 

SPRING

FREN 25220. Pour une sociologie de Rabelais

Philippe Desan

 

FREN 29100/FREN 39100 Pascal and Simone Weil

Thomas Pavel

 

FREN 42777 Montaigne et La Boétie: une amitié littéraire?

Philippe Desan

 

ITALIAN

 

FALL

ITAL 22900/ITAL 32900 Vico’s New Science

Rocco Rubini

 

ITAL 26002/ITAL 36002 Philosophical Petrarchism

Rocco Rubini

 

WINTER

ITAL 23321 Writing and Reading Space(s) in the Italian Renaissance

Eufemia Baldassarre

 

ITAL 21900 / ITAL 31900 Dante’s Divine Comedy I: Inferno

 

ITAL 23510/ITAL 33510 Barocco e Neobarocco

Armando Maggi

 

SPRING

ITAL 26500 Renaissance Demonology

Armando Maggi

 

ITAL 22101 / ITAL 32101 Dante’s Divine Comedy III: Paradiso

Justin Steinberg

 

ITAL 26210/ITAL 36210 The World in Ruins

Armando Maggi

 

SPANISH

 

FALL

SPAN 21703 Introducción a las literaturas hispánicas: textos españoles clásicos

 Frederick de Armas

 

SPAN 22350 Speaking Truth to Power in Medieval Iberia

Noel Blanco Mourelle

 

SPAN 38810 Empire, Slavery & Salvation: Writing Difference in Colonial Americas

Larissa Brewer-García

 

WINTER

SPAN 33901 Theater Under Philip IV of Spain

Frederick de Armas

 

SPRING

SPAN 21903. Intro. a las lit. hispánicas: textos hispanoamericanos desde la colonia a la independencia

Larissa Brewer-García

 

SPAN 23025. Vidas Infames: Sujetos heterodoxos en el mundo hispánico (1500-1800)

Miguel Martínez