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Stern Center Lecture: Carol Baxter

Stern Center Lecture: Carol Baxter

Carol Baxter, Ph.D., will deliver a talk entitled "Faith over Family: Life Writing in the Print and Manuscript Culture of Nuns in 17th-Century France."

Thursday, March 26, 2020
5:15pm - 6:15pm
BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043
Homewood campus
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Carol Baxter (Trinity College Dublin)

Carol Baxter completed a doctorate on the Port-Royal community at Trinity College Dublin and has published widely on Port-Royal, focusing on the nuns’ resistance and writings. She is an expert on contemporary women’s issues and is currently head of development at the Equality Authority, Ireland.

Co-sponsored by the Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Premodern Europe.

The Virginia Fox Stern Center for the History of the Book in the Renaissance supports lectures, fellowships, symposia, and publications related to the rare book and manuscript collections of the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries. The center's scholarly focus encompasses the historical reception of classical and medieval thought, and the culture and influence of the Renaissance throughout the early modern period. 

For additional information please contact Earle Havens, director of the Sten Center and Nancy H. Hall Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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