Paris metro

Paris metro

Dr. Jeremie C. Korta

EDUCATION/BACKGROUND

  • B.S. (Math and Physics), University of Arizona, 2002
  • M.A. (Physics), Harvard University, 2004
  • Ph.D. (French Language and Literature), Harvard University, 2015

FIELDS OF STUDY

  • French and Italian Renaissance Literature
  • Early Modern French Cultural History
  • History of Science
  • Theater and Performance Studies

CONFERENCE AND INVITED TALKS

  • “Botanical practice and imagination: the curious case of rhubarb in sixteenth-century France.” Renaissance Society of America, Boston, MA, March 31-April 2, 2016
  • “ ‘O quels estranges poissons marins !’: Re-mapping representational space in the natural science of Pierre Belon and Conrad Gessner.” Invited paper for “The Spaces of the French Renaissance,” Dartmouth College, May 22-23, 2015
  • “ ‘Tout Mouvement Nous Descouvre’: Motion, Emotion and Montaigne’s Passionate Discovery of the Self,” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct 22, 2013
  • “The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and the Poetics of Discovery,” Renaissance Society of America, San Diego, CA, April 6, 2013
  • “The Eagle and the Turtle as Symbols of Renaissance Epistemology,” New England Modern Languages Association, Boston, MA, May 22, 2013
  • “The Aesthetics of Scientific Discovery: Pierre Belon's Histoire Naturelle des Estranges Poissons Marins (1551),” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Oct 26, 2012
  • “Body, Imagination and the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: Towards an Aesthetics of Touch,” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, Oct 29, 2011