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2016 meeting of the RSA in Boston

This year, the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) took place in the beautiful city of Boston. A couple of LBI members travelled to Massachusetts, organized panels and delivered papers: Together with Sarah Olivia Miglietti (Johns Hopkins University) William Barton organized the panel 'Authorial Translation in Renaissance Europe' and spoke himself about 'Latin and Vernacular Translation in Early Modern Verona: Two Visits to Monte Baldo'.

Jean-Louis Charlet: 'Vin antique et vin moderne dans le De partibus aedium de Francesco Mario Grapaldo'

On Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, Prof. Jean-Louis Charlet (Université d’Aix-Marseille) gave the talk:

Vin antique et vin moderne dans le De partibus aedium de Francesco Mario Grapaldo

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Wed, 23/03/2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5, Langer Weg 11, 6020 Innsbruck

Meeting with the Scientific Advisory Board

On 29th February 2016, the LBI presented its current and future projects to Claudia Lingner, head of the LBG, and the members of its scientific advisory board, Henk Nellen, Dirk Sacré, Robert Seidel and Hermann Wiegand, in various sessions. The collective as well as the individual presentations of each programme line bore rich discussion and invaluable feedback.

Event Details
Date: 
Mon, 29/02/2016 - 09:00
Location: 
Atrium, Langer Weg 11, 6020 Innsbruck

The Afterlife of Apuleius

Conference at the Warburg Institute, 3 - 4 March 2016

Organised by the Warburg Institute and the Institute of Classical Studies the two-day conference will investigate the legacy of Apuleius’ literary and rhetorical works, focusing on the Ancient and Early Modern period. Lectures will be delivered by internationally renowned specialists in the fields of Classics, Renaissance studies and Comparative Literature, and a specific workshop will be devoted to discussions about Apuleianism in Renaissance rhetoric.

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