Image of Neatherlandish-Proverbs by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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, Philosophy, Spanish and Latino Studies, and English. The seminar brings together interested faculty and graduate students from across the university and the region to consider new research in the fields of medieval and early modern studies. All are warmly welcome.

Recent Speakers

Gail Kern Paster (Director Emerita, Folger Shakespeare Library)

Instrumentalizing Emotion: Henry V and the Surprising Uses of Anger

Wednesday, April 24, 4-5:30pm
School of Business 210

Gail Kern Paster is Director Emerita of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC and Editor Emerita of Shakespeare Quarterly. She has written widely on the history of the body and the history of emotions in the early modern period, including Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage (2004). She has served as Trustee and President of the Shakespeare Association of America and was named to the Queen’s Honours List in 2011 as a Commander of the British Empire.