Tomorrow's Renaissance: Keynote by Ricardo Padrón

On November 5 at 9:45 (EST), Ricardo Padrón will deliver the keynote address at the Renaissance Society of America's online symposium,Tomorrow's Renaissance. Ricardo's talk, "The Place of China and the Global Renaissance," will kick off a two-day event dedicated to exploring new directions in scholarship for the period 1300–1700. The entire event is open to the public and will be available remotely to audience members wishing to join on Zoom.

Sponsored by the Fordham University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of North Carolina Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and the Dorothy Ford Wiley Fund, with the collaboration of the Renaissance Society of America. Please click here to register.

Friday, November 5 (via Zoom and in-person at the University of North Carolina)

9:45–11:30 a.m. EDT:

Ricardo Padrón (University of Virginia): The Location of China and the Global Renaissance (Keynote)

Barbara Mundy (Library of Congress / Tulane University): Response

12:00–1:30 p.m. EDT:

Kaya Şahin (Indiana University): What Would an Ottoman Renaissance Look Like?

2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT:

Nicholas Rashad Jones (University of California, Davis): Critical Junctures, Racial Intersections

Saturday, November 6 (via Zoom from Fordham University)

9:45–11:30 a.m. EDT:    

Ayesha Ramachandran (Yale University): Global Imaginings

12:00–1:30 p.m. EDT

Cécile Fromont (Yale University): The Future of the Renaissance: Object Lessons, 1300–1700

2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT

Surekha Davies (University of Utrecht): State of the Field: What Needs to Change, How, and Why?

Please email the RSA with questions and we look forward to seeing you in November.

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Friday, November 5, 2021 9:45 AM to Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:00 PM