Medieval and Early Modern Studies Seminar

Montclair State's interdisciplinary Medieval and Early Modern Studies Seminar is co-convened by the Departments of History, Modern Languages and Literatures, Classics and General Humanities, and English. The seminar brings together interested faculty and graduate students from across the university to hear and discuss new and ongoing research in the fields of medieval and early modern studies. Our monthly speakers during the academic year include faculty from within MSU and outside scholars. All are warmly welcome.


Upcoming Speakers


Daniel Shore (Georgetown University)


“Making Bacon: A Digital Reconstruction of the Early Modern Social Network

Tuesday, May 2nd, 4-5:30 p.m.
Schmitt Hall, Room 104

Daniel Shore, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, is currently completing his second book project, Cyberformalism, which will be out with Johns Hopkins University Press later this year. His first book, Milton and the Art of Rhetoric, appeared with Cambridge University Press in 2012, and he has published articles in such journals as PMLA, Critical Inquiry, Modern Philology, Shakespeare Quarterly, Milton Studies, DHQ, and others.  His research has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Folger Shakespeare Library, and he is the co-founder of the Six Degrees of Francis Bacon project, which has been funded by Google, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and the NEH.