Renaissance Displacements, Migrants and Truth Production 1500-1700
Committee for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Graduate Conference; and co-sponsored by the Graduate School, Humanities Council, University Center for Human Values, Department of Art & Archeology, Department of Philosophy and Theory Colloquium at the Department of English
May 5, 2017 · 219 Aaron Burr
9:30 am Panel 1
Ariane Cäcilie Schneck, An Ethics Born of Displacement: Descartes and Elisabeth on Ethical Thought and Moral Action under Adverse Conditions.
Ruby Lowe, Ramist Displacements: French Philosophy and the Seeding of the English Revolution.
Cassander Smith, Points of Origin: Black Legend Rhetoric from 16th Century West Africa to the Americas.
11:15 am Panel 2
Elizabeth Bernick, Drawing Connections: A Traveling Artist’s Sketchbook and the Production of Style.
Emily Monty, Couriers of Meaning: Federico Zuccaro and Printmaking as Practice between Rome and Madrid.
Amy Powell, The Transmission of Straight Edges.
2:00 pm Panel 3
Shweta Raghu, Displacing Demand: Coromandel Coast Furniture and Networks in Ebony.
Benny Bar-Lavi, Joseph López’s ‘El Mantenedor’: Heresy, Enlightenment, and Inter-religious Appropriation in Eighteenth-Century Sephardi Amsterdam.
Yanna Yannakakis, A Trans-Cultural Theory of Crime: Ecclesiastical Law, Christian Translation, and Native Justice in Colonial Mexico.
5:00 pm Keynote
Christopher Wood, Parodic Ways of the Soldier-Folk.
A reception will follow the final event.