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 Classics and General Humanities, English, History, Philosophy, Religion, Spanish and Latino Studies, and World Languages and Cultures. The seminar brings together interested faculty and graduate students to hear about and discuss new research in medieval and early modern studies by pioneering scholars across the convening disciplines. All are warmly welcome.

Upcoming Speakers

Thomas Vozar (University of Hamburg)

The Anne Hutchinson Tragedy in Seventeenth-Century European Thought: Greg Horn and His Readers

art in commemoration of King Louis XIV

Thursday, November 10, 1-2:30pm on Zoom (Password 141838)

Dr. Vozar studied Classics at Oberlin College and the University of Pennsylvania and earned his PhD in English at the University of Exeter before taking up his current position as an Excellence Strategy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Hamburg. A scholar of early modern literary and intellectual culture, he has written on topics ranging from a newly discovered letter by Sir Philip Sidney to a Neo-Latin summary of Islamic doctrine by the Ottoman dragoman Ali Ufki. His first book, Abstracted Sublimities: Milton, Longinus, and the Sublime in the Seventeenth Century, is forthcoming in the Oxford University Press series Classical Presences, and he is currently working on a second book project on scholarship and politics in the English Revolution.