Many thanks to the Morgan Library for their warm hospitality in letting us play around in their rare book collection! Highlights from the visit included a copy of Hanns Rüst's Mappa Mundi, De humanis corporis fabrica, and a fabulously grim murder ballad.
Exciting and rare opportunity this week! NYU's very own Charlotte Priddle gave the Early Modern Working Group a hands-on tour of some of the Fales' collection highlights of early modern cookery, including: Marthe Smithe her booke, a handwritten collection of 17th-century recipes bound in its original vellum, Early 18th-century seasonal cooking in Royal Cookery: Or, The Compleat Court-Cook. Containing [...]
The Early Modern Working Group is excited to tentatively announce our fall 2016 schedule: Tuesday, September 13th: Informational Meeting and Semester Planning Tuesday, September 27th: Primary Source Show and Tell Tuesday, October 11th: TBD! Tuesday, October 25th: Faculty Highlight and Workshop Tuesday, November 18th: Paper Workshop Tuesday, November 22nd: Faculty Highlight and Workshop Tuesday, [...]
Thanks to everyone for a great semester! It's been a lot of fun working with everyone and we're looking forward to a great year next year! A special congratulations to Tanya Schmidt, who has decided to stay at NYU to keep working on her PhD!