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

Pascale LaFountain (Montclair State University)

“Feeling Righteous: Gesture, Evidence, and Law in Heinrich von Kleist’s Romantic-Medieval-Shakespearean Tragedy The Schroffenstein Family”

Wednesday, April 11, 4 p.m.
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS), Room 110

Pascale LaFountain received her PhD in German Studies from Harvard University in 2011 and has since then been Assistant Professor of German and French at Montclair State University. Her publications on theater, gender and performance include articles and book chapters on G.E. Lessing, Heinrich von Kleist, Elfriede Jelinek, and Heiner Müller. Her book Theaters of Error: Problems of Performance in French and German Enlightenment Theater is currently forthcoming with Palgrave MacMillan Press.