Opening aperitivo in the Early Modern World Initiative at Harvard featuring flash talks by Melissa McCormick (EALC and History of Art and Architecture), Eric Nelson (Government), Alan Niles (English), and Si Nae Park (EALC)


Monday, September 12, 2022, 4:30pm


Event held in person in Robinson Hall, Harvard Yard, History Dept Conference room (formerly Lower Library), on the first/ ground floor (details see description)


You are warmly invited to attend the Early Modern World Fall Aperitivofeaturing flash-talks from four members of the Harvard early modern community, followed by a reception with food and drink. 


Melissa McCormick (History of Art and Architecture), “The Gilded Library: Reevaluating Early Modern Japanese Manuscripts as Bridal Books”

            introduced by Kirsten Burke (History of Art and Architecture) 

Eric Nelson (Government), “Philo and the Early-Modern Rehabilitation of ‘Democracy’”

            introduced by Mateo Montoya (History of Science) 

Alan Niles (English), “Who Were Harvard’s First Indian Students?”

            introduced by Andrew Zanelli (English) 

Si Nae Park (East Asian Languages and Civilizations), “How Printers of Vernacular Novels Made Reading Easier in Early Modern Korea”
            introduced by 
Sarah Bramao-Ramos (East Asian Languages and Civilizations) 


Please join us for the talks in the History Conference Room (formerly Lower Library) in Robinson Hall, and afterwards in the Great Space for the reception.