A digital forum for anyone interested in the cultures of the Renaissance and the activities of the Renaissance Society of America. Learn more about the RSA at: https://www.rsa.org/
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Michael Ullyot replied to the topic Welcome to the Renaissance Society of America Humanities Commons space! in the discussion The Renaissance Society of America on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Thank you for setting this up, Richard!
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The belief that Francis Bacon was, from the start, a stalwart defender of royal absolutism has prevailed in scholarship despite occasional comments about Bacon’s pluralist or collaborative legal and political imagination. Building on recent revisionist work, this article questions the standard historiography. It argues that Bacon’s jur…[Read more]
The aim of this course is to explore the cultural constructions of gender and sexuality in the literature of Medieval and Renaissance Southern Europe. We will approach questions such as the status of women and the context of misogyny, the societal role of same-sex relations, the presentation and visualization of sexuality, desire and the body. We…[Read more]
371 is an introduction to canonical works of Early Modern Spanish. This semester, we take a novel approach to the reading and interpretation of masterpieces of Spanish literature to revisit the notion of canon, and to challenge standard disciplinary approaches that constrain Spanish and Portuguese within the boundaries of national literary and…[Read more]
Richard Freedman started the topic Welcome to the Renaissance Society of America Humanities Commons space! in the discussion The Renaissance Society of America on Humanities Commons 8 months, 1 week ago
The Renaissance Society of America is the largest international learned society devoted to the study of the era 1300–1700. Founded in 1954, RSA has grown to include over 5,000 members around the world, encompassing a large array of disciplinary interests, from Art and Architecture, Literature, and History, to Humanism, the Islamic World, and M…[Read more]