The Annual CEMERS Workshop Lecture Series and Calendar of Events

Fall 2010

Tuesday, September 14, 4:00-6:00 p.m. in LN-1106
CEMERS/Trade Institute Fall Reception

Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25
(For multiple venues, please click here 

Annual Conference
“Negotiating Trade. Commerical Institutions and Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Medieval and Early Modern World.”

Wednesday, October 13, at 12 noon in the University Art Museum

Robert Finlay – Professor of History, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
“Porcelain Stories: from China to the World.”

Wednesday, October 20, at 5:15 p.m. in the University Art Museum
Anthony Colantuono – Associate Professor of Art History, University of Maryland, College Park
“Seasons of Desire: Libidinal Physiology and Dynastic Discourse in a Renaissance Studiolo.”

Wednesday, October 27, at 12 noon in the University Art Museum
John Guy – Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art
“Dress and Authority in the Courts of Southeast Asia.”

Wednesday, November 3, at 12 noon in LN-1106
F. Regina Psaki – The Giustina Family Professor of Italian Language and Literature, University of Oregon, and Visiting Professor of Italian, The Pennsylvania State University
“The Book’s Two Fathers: Marco, Rustico, and the Making of Marco Polo’s Description of the World.”

Wednesday, November 10, at 5:15 p.m. in LN-1106
William Kennedy – Professor of Comparative Literature, Cornell University
“Transacting Petrarch: Figurations of Economic Exchange in Renaissance Poetry.”

CEMERS Co-Sponsored Event

Thursday, November 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Anderson Center Reception Room
Ronald J. Mellor – Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Professor of Greek and Roman History, UCLA
“East Meets West: Encounter along the Ancient ‘Silk Road’.”
(Lecture presented by Binghamton University’s Phi Beta Kappa Chapter)

The Annual Bernardo Lecture

Thursday, November 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Anderson Center Reception Room
Sarah Kay – Professor of French, Princeton University
“Troubadour Songs and the Cultural Geography of Europe.”

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