Butler, Soergel, Villani speak at Sixteenth Century Society Conference

Professors Philip Soergel and Stefano Villani and Ph.D. Graduate Student Daniel Butler have presented at the conference of the Sixteenth Century Society, held in Bruges, Belgium. 
As a member of the Research Group in Early Modern Religious Dissidents and Radicalism (Emodir), Villani organized three panels on "Religious Consents, Religious Dissidents, and the Composite Construction of Identities" and chaired two of them. Villani presented his paper, "Conversions of Foreigners in Italy and Early Modern Religious Mobility," on the first panel with Butler, whose own paper was entitled"A Thorow Gospellizing: Themes of Evangelization in Old and New England." Soergel provided comments on all three of the panels, which included papers presented by Tamar Herzig (Tel Aviv University), Helena Wangefelt Ström (Umeå University), Teresa Bernardi (Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa), and Federico Barbierato (Università di Verona).