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“Image and Devotion” Conference at the Huntington

University of Southern California-Huntington Library Early Modern Studies Institute’s Annual Conference

Image and Devotion in the Early Modern Spanish World

 May 7-8, 2010

Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road, Friends Hall and Garden Terrace, San Marino, CA 98011

Friday, May 7

9:15 am       Coffee and Pastries

9:45            Welcome

Luis Corteguera, University of Kansas and Sherry Velasco, University of Southern California

Peter Mancall, University of Southern California 

10:00-12:00  Session 1: The Spirit in Images

Chair: Charlene Villaseñor-Black, University of California, Los Angeles

10:00-10:40  Margit Thofner, University of East Anglia: “Imagining Teresa: Space, Place and Viewership”

10:45-11:25  Sherry Velasco, University of Southern California: “Screening Ecstasy: St. Teresa on Film”

11:25-12:00  Discussion

12:00-1:30   Lunch

1:30-3:30     Session 2: Devotion and Matter

Chair: José Cartagena-Calderón, Pomona College

1:30-2:10     Tanya Tiffany, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: “Devotion and Desire: Diego Velázquez’s Virgin of the Immaculate Conception and Vision of Saint John the Evangelist

2:15-2:55     Jeanette Favrot Peterson, University of California, Santa Barbara: “On the Matter of the Sacred”

2:55-3:30     Discussion

3:30-3:45     Coffee Break

3:45-4:15     Comment and Discussion led by Christopher Wilson, Holton-Arms School

4:30-5:30     Keynote Lecture by Clara Bargellini, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México: “The Permanence of the Religious Image in New Spain”

Introduction by Daniela Bleichmar, University of Southern California

5:30-6:00     Discussion

Saturday, May 8

9:30-9:55 am      Coffee & Pastries

10:00-12:00  Session 3: Imagining Sainthood

Chair: Marta Vicente, University of Kansas

10:00-10:40  Alison Weber, University of Virginia: “Images, Miracles, and Living Saints in Early Modern Spain”

10:45-11:25  Charlene Villaseñor-Black, University of California, Los Angeles: “Sacred Art and Censorship:  The Breasts and Body of the Virgin Mary”

11:25-12:00  Discussion

12:00-1:30   Lunch

1:30-3:30     Session 4: Sacred and Profane

Chair: Lisa Bitel, University of Southern California

1:30-2:10     Luis Corteguera, University of Kansas: “That Sacred Object of Desire”

2:15-2:55     Kenneth Mills, University of Toronto: “Sacred Journeys and Difficult Middles in the Early Modern Spanish World”

2:55-3:30     Discussion

3:30-3:45     Coffee Break

3:45-4:15     Comment and Discussion led by Lisa Bitel, University of Southern California

4:30-5:30     Keynote Lecture by Thomas Cummins, Harvard University: “The Indulgent Image: Prints in the New World, Production, Circulation, and Innovation”

Introduction by Peter Mancall, University of Southern California

5:30-6:00     Discussion

Conference Organizers:

Luis Corteguera, University of Kansas

Sherry Velasco, University of Southern California

Marta Vicente, University of Kansas

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Scott Taylor is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky.

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