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AHA 2011: Boston

Early Modern Spanish History Notes reads the American Historical Association Conference program so you don’t have to! Following are the panels with early modern Spanish papers in them. Note: I’m leaving out  the Latin American panels/papers, because the AHA is also the meeting of the Conference on Latin American History, so there are to many for me to list. For the same reason, I have left out non-Spanish papers that appear in these panels, so some panels may seem to have an unusually small number of papers.

“Women of Independent Means? The Construction of Spiritual Life Stories in Late Medieval and Early Modern European Society”
AHA Session 8
American Catholic Historical Association 1
Thursday, January 6, 2011: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room 202 (Hynes Convention Center)

Chair: Sarah Gwyneth Ross, Boston College

Papers:

The Devil and the Saint: The Case of Teresa de Jesús
Elizabeth Rhodes, Boston College

Comment: Jodi Bilinkoff, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

“Communities without Borders: Missionaries, Ministers, and Merchants in the Early Modern World”
AHA Session 16
Thursday, January 6, 2011: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room 205 (Hynes Convention Center)

Chair: Owen C. Stanwood, Boston College

Papers:

Between Religion, Commerce, and “Race”: The Elusive Definition of a “Judeo-Portuguese” Atlantic
David Graizbord, University of Arizona

Comment: Travis F. Glasson, Temple University

“Creating a Sacred History for Aragon in the Medieval and Early Modern Period”
AHA Session 58
Medieval Academy of America 2
Friday, January 7, 2011: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Wellesley Room (Marriott Boston Copley Place)

Chair: Joëlle Rollo-Koster, University of Rhode Island

Papers:

The Relics and Religiosity of Martí l’Eclesiàstic
Michael A. Ryan, Purdue University

Inquisition and Sacred Historiography in the Dominican Province of Aragon
Robin J. E. Vose, St. Thomas University

How the Holy Grail Came to Valencia: Sacred History in Post-Tridentine Aragon
Laura A. Smoller, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Comment: Teofilo F. Ruiz, University of California at Los Angeles

“Sacred Peripheries in the Early Modern Catholic World”
AHA Session 86
Friday, January 7, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Fairfield Room (Marriott Boston Copley Place)

Chair: Kenneth J. Andrien, Ohio State University

Papers:

Sacred Shrines and Profane Parishes: Diverging Conceptions of Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century Barcelona
Andrea Smidt, Geneva College

The Contours of Lay Religious Practice in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Chalma, Mexico
Leah Wotherspoon, Centre for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto

Comment: Nancy E. van Deusen, Queen’s University

“Making the State Sacred: Catholicism’s Role in Spanish Politics, 1759–1937”
Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies
Friday, January 7, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Brandeis Room (Marriott Boston Copley Place)

Chair: Brian D. Bunk, University of Massachusetts

Papers:

Preaching to the People of God: Catholicism and National Identity in Spain, 1759–1823
Scott Eastman, Creighton University

Comment: Enrique A. Sanabria, University of New Mexico

“Disrupting the Sacred Narrative in the Early Modern Catholic World”
AHA Session 124
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Berkeley Room (Marriott Boston Copley Place)

Chair: Lu Ann Homza, College of William and Mary

Papers:

Out of Africa: The Importation of Ethiopian Saints into the Early Modern Mediterranean
Erin Kathleen Rowe, University of Virginia

Other Antiquities: Non-Christian, Non-Roman Relics in the Iberian Renaissance
Adam G. Beaver, Princeton University

Piety and Piracy: Repatriating the Arm of St. Francis Xavier
Maria del Pilar Ryan, U.S. Military Academy

Comment: The Audience

“New Enlightenments”
AHA Session 175
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wellesley Room (Marriott Boston Copley Place)
Chair: Annelien de Dijn, Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

Papers:

The Spanish Enlightenment
Gabriel B. Paquette, The Johns Hopkins University

Comment: Peter H. Reill, University of California at Los Angeles

“711-2011 Commemoration of the 1300th Anniversary of Islam in the Iberian World, Part 2: Dislocations between Muslims and Christians in the Early Modern Iberian World”
AHA Session 263
Sunday, January 9, 2011: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room 101 (Hynes Convention Center)
Chair: Yuen-Gen Liang, Wheaton College

Papers:

Muslim Legal Responses to Christian Occupation in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century North Africa
Jocelyn Hendrickson, Whitman College

Trends and Tendencies in Recent Scholarship on Spanish Muslims and Moriscos in the Sixteenth Century
A. Katie Harris, University of California at Davis

Bridging Borders: Bilingualism and Diplomacy across the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean
Claire Gilbert, University of California at Los Angeles

Memories of “Reconquista”: Disputes over Religiosity and Lineage in Colonial Spanish America
Karoline P. Cook, University of Southern California

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