Join us during Fall 2016 for this exciting series of events!
THE JAMES FORD BELL LIBRARY EXHIBITION
The Bembos of Venice: Merchants, Diplomats, and A Knight of Malta
September 12, 2016 through January 13, 2017
T.R. Anderson Gallery, 4th Floor of Wilson Library
Free and Open to the Public
PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
All four lectures are free and open to the public, but reservations are required: z.umn.edu/celebratingvenice
The Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture, Center for Medieval Studies
Professor Elizabeth Ross, School of Art and Art History, University of Florida
"Mapping Muslim Jerusalem in Late Medieval German Pilgrimage"
53rd James Ford Bell Lecture
Professor Kathryn L. Reyerson, History, University of Minnesota
"The Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean: Trade in a Transitional Time"
Dr. Daniel K. Gullo, Joseph S. Micallef Curator, Malta Study Center, and Assistant Director, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John’s University
"A Knight of the Italian Renaissance: Pietro Bembo and the Order of Malta"
Dr. Francesca Bortoletti, Research Associate, Center for Early Modern History, University of Minnesota
"Visualizing Sanudo's Diarii. The Multimedia Festival in Renaissance Venice"
SPECIAL CONCERT PERFORMANCE
¡Sacabuche!”: Venetia 1500
$20.00 per ticket; Free to students with a valid student ID (ticket still required) Due to limited seating, advance registration is required. Tickets may be reserved/purchased at: z.umn.edu/sacabuche
Lecture Series: The Earth Unmoored? Reading Nature and Scripture in the Time of Galileo
Co-sponsored by the Center for Early Modern History (U of M) and the University of St. Thomas.
For details, visit the Center’s web site: http://www.cemh.umn.edu
- 16 September: Professor Eileen Reeves, Comparative Literature, Princeton University
- 14 October: Professor Stefania Tutino, History, University of California-Los Angeles
- 28 October: Professor Nick Wilding, History, Georgia State University
- 18 November: Professor Christopher Graney, Physics, Jefferson Community & Technical College
The Mediterranean Seminar: “Magic, Medicine, and Technology in the Mediterranean”
November 11-12, 2016, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN
For details: visit the Seminar’s web site: http://www.mediterraneanseminar.org
Thank you for your Support!
Support for Celebrating Venice: At the Center! has been provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation; the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul; the Associates of the James Ford Bell Library; the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World; the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries; Prof. Don Livingston, director of Ensemble Col Basso, Sprezzatura, and host of the Hausmusik Concert Series; and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Medieval Studies, Center for Early Modern History, and the James Ford Bell Library.