Apocalypse: Science & Myth
Suzette Marie Martin
Artist in Residence
April 22 - Fall 2023
A Renaissance of the Earth exhibit
Editing Sylvia Plath
Research Affiliate, English Language & Literature
June 15 | 5:00pm
A Virtual Five College Book History Event
Please register here.
Sunday Concert with Renaissance Jukebox
Donald Cotter, Meg Pash, and Chris Stetson, with guest artist Mitch Nelin
May 7 | 2:00pm
2023-2024 Call for Proposals
The Kinney Center is now accepting proposals for Artists in Residence through July 1, 2023.
Find more information here.
BioBlitz - Hands On Research
Students enrolled in the Natural Resource Conservation course "Environment & Society" performed a BioBliz of the Center's woods in a Renaissance of the Earth collaboration.
Learn more about their project here.
Early Modern Erotica & the Pleasures of Paranoid Reading
Donald T. Regan Professor of English & Comparative Literature
University of Pennsylvania
April 21 | 4:30pm
Old Chapel and via Livestream
Dan S. Collins Lecture
Successful Renaissance Festival 2018
May 30, 2018
On Sunday, May 6th over 1200 visitors attended the annual Renaissance Festival at the Center. Visitors watched weaponry demonstrations by Phoenix Swords, the Heavy Combatants, and the Tudor Bowman....
The Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies advances fresh research in the early modern humanities. Our mission is to develop and promote multicultural, diverse, relevant, and timely programming that fosters the best of interdisciplinary engagement in the humanities. Both a research center and library, the Center is home to manuscripts, rare books, and monographs, sponsored lectures, seminars, conferences, community classes, theater, and concerts. Visiting professors, post-doctoral scholars, artists-in-residence, and researchers enrich the global network of our community.Read more
The Renaissance of the Earth is a series of interdisciplinary research collaborations, undergraduate and graduate courses, hands-on workshops, conferences, and arts programming that consider how the early modern past helps us reshape our environmental future.
At the Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, historians and agricultural students work hand-in-hand with arts and literature students to transform a kitchen garden into a template for research and a rare book library into an archive for the imagination.More on the Renaissance of the Earth
The Folger Institute is a center for advanced research in early modern humanities at the Folger Shakespeare Library. The Center is a member of the Folger Institute Consortium, a collaborative endeavor involving over 40 leading colleges and universities.More on the Folger Institute Programs