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Dr. Adrie van der Laan

Secretary, Erasmus Center for Early Modern Studies
Curator, Rare Books Reading Room (Erasmuszaal) in Rotterdam City Library

tel. +31 10 2816 188
e-mail: a.vanderlaan [at] bibliotheek [dot] rotterdam [dot] nl

Secretary to the Erasmus Center fEMS, 2004- • Post-doctoral researcher in the University of Groningen, Faculty of Philosophy, Dpt. History of Philosophy 1999–2003 • Researcher at the Huygens Institute in The Hague 1998–1999 • Teacher of Latin & Greek at Vincent van Gogh High School in Assen, 1997-1998 • Postgraduate student in the University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts, Dpt. of Classics 1992-1997

Books
• Desiderius Erasmus, Liber de praeparatione ad mortem (2011, Dutch translation)
• Rudolph Agricola: Letters. Edited, with Translations and Notes, by Adrie van der Laan and Fokke Akkerman (Assen/Tempe, AZ 2002)
• Northern Humanism in European Context, 1469–1625. From the 'Adwert Academy' to Ubbo Emmius, eds. F. Akkerman, A.J. Vanderjagt & A.H. van der Laan (Leiden 1999)
Anatomie van een Taal: Rodolphus Agricola en Antonius Liber aan de wieg van het humanistische Latijn in de Lage Landen (1469–1485) (thesis Groningen 1998)

Articles
• "Rudolph Agricola's Address to Innocent VIII" in: Christian Humanism. Essays in Honour of Arjo Vanderjagt, eds. A.A. MacDonald, Z.R.W.M. von Martels & J.R. Veenstra (Leiden 2009), 431-443 (includes critical edition of Agricola's text)
• "Rodolphus Agricola Phrisius—A Life in Letters" in: Stadt, Kanzlei und Kultur im Übergang zur Frühen Neuzeit / City Culture and Urban Chanceries in an Era of Change, eds. Rudolf Suntrup & Jan R. Veenstra (Frankfurt am Main 2004), 107–121
• "Humanism in the Low Countries before Erasmus: Rodolphus Agricola's Address to the Clergy at Worms" in: Antiquity Renewed. Late-Classical and Early-Modern Themes, eds. Zweder von Martels & V.M. Schmidt (Louvain 2003), 127–166 (includes critical edition of Agricola's text)
• "Man in Graecis: Adolphus Occo Phrisius" in: Limae labor et mora: Opstellen voor Fokke Akkerman ter gelegenheid van zijn zeventigste verjaardag, eds. Z. von Martels, P. Steenbakkers & A. Vanderjagt (Leende 2000), 55–65
• "Antonius Liber and Northern Humanist Epistolography" in: Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bariensis, eds. J.F. Alcina, J. Dillon, W. Ludwig, C. Nativel, M. De Nichilo & S. Ryle (Tempe, AZ 1998), 121–128
• "Die lateinischen Briefe des Antonius Liber und des Rodolphus Langius" in: Humanistische Buchkultur. Deutsch-Niederländische Kontakte im Spätmittelalter (1450–1520), eds. Jos. M.M. Hermans & R. Peters (Münster 1997), 143–148
• "Antonius Liber Susatensis—Familiarium Epistolarum Compendium" in: Humanistica Lovaniensia, 44 (1995), 137–167
• "Raptim et ebrie satis. Neo-Latin letters from the Van Ewsum-archives in Groningen" in: Wessel Gansfort (1419–1489) and Northern Humanism, eds. F. Akkerman, G.C. Huisman & A.J. Vanderjagt (Leiden 1993), 267–272

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