Conferences/colloquia/seminars/lectures

SCSC San Juan, PR: Oct. 2013

Here are the panels of interest to us in the upcoming SCSC. I’ll see you there!

 

Friday 25 October: Plenary Session

6:00–7:00pm

SCSC General Plenary Session – San Gerónimo Ballroom

Introduction: Elizabeth Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University

 

IMPERIUM STUDIES, OR HOW TO DO EARLY MODERN TRANSNATIONALISM

Barbara Fuchs, University of California Los Angeles

 

Saturday 26 October: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Plenary:

5:30-6:30pm

Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Plenary – Flamingo A

 

SHIFTING THE FRAME: TRANS-IMPERIAL APPROACHES TO GENDER IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD

Susan D. Amussen, University of California, Merced

Allyson M. Poska, University of Mary Washington

 

Panels:

 

Thursday, 3:30-5:00

 

30. Spanish Royal Patronage: Portraits as Propaganda – Auditorium

Organizer and Chair: Ilenia Colon, University of Central Florida

 

Preparing a Royal Portrait: Sketches and Drawings from Life and Their Use in Creating the Royal Image

Lisa Banner, Pratt Institute

 

Diego Velázquez and the Role of Bust-Length Portraits at the Spanish Habsburg Court

Iraida Rodriguez-Negron, Meadows Museum

 

Establishing Identity: Portraits of the Spanish King Alfonso V in Naples

Margaret Zaho, University of Central Florida

 

Embodying the Empire: Leone Leoni’s Bronze Bust of Charles V

Kelley Di Dio, University of Vermont

 

33. The Practical and Hidden Side of Religion in New Spain – Tropical C

Organizer: Jonathan Truitt, Central Michigan University

Chair: Tatiana Seijas, Miami University of Ohio

Comment: John F. Chuchiak, Missouri State University

 

The Teabo Manuscript

Mark Christensen, Assumption College

 

Beyond Faith: Indigenous Women and Catholic Paraphernalia in Sixteenth-Century Mexico Tenochtitlan

Jonathan Truitt, Central Michigan University

 

Confession and Popular Culture in 16th and 17th-Century Mexico

Linda Curcio-Nagy, University of Nevada, Reno

 

43: Jesuit Missions I – San Cristobal F

Sponsor: Journal of Jesuit Studies

Organizer: Robert A. Maryks, Boston College

Chair: Emanuele Colombo, De Paul University

 

Conquering the Frontier: Spiritual Battles Between Jesuits and Shamans in Early Seventeenth-Century Northwestern New Spain and Paraguay

Erik Glowark, University of Oregon

 

Mestizo Jesuit Students’ Appeal to Pope Gregory XIII and the Polemics of Hispano-Andean Identity in Sixteenth-Century Spanish Peru

Felipe Ruan, Brock University

 

St. Francis Borgia and the Moriscos of Gandía

María del Pilar Ryan, United States Military Academy

 

“Thus the name of Japan, until now barely heard orknown, would be celebrated in Rome itself, the most famous location in the whole
world”: Reception and Presentation of the1580s Jesuit Embassy from Japan

Jennifer Welsh, College of Charleston

 

44. Acts of Foundation: Creating Colonial Environments in the Spanish Americas – San Cristobal G

Organizer and Chair: Kathleen M. Kole de Peralta, University of Notre Dame

Comment: Karen B. Graubart, University of Notre Dame

 

Historical Development, Socio-Spatial Transformation and Territory in the Cities of the New Spain: The Case of the City of San Luis Potosi in the 16th and 17th Centuries

Adrián Moreno Mata, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México

 

Pizarro in Peru and Panama: Experience and Ritual in Spanish Colonial Town Settlement

Michael Schreffler, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Reshaping Rimac into Ciudad de Los Reyes

Patricia Morgado, North Carolina State University

 

An Urban Oasis: Gardens, Orchards, and Husbandry in the City of Kings, 1535–1614

Kathleen M. Kole de Peralta, University of Notre Dame

 

Friday, 8:30-10:00 am

 

51. The Politics of Intertextuality: Rewriting Authority in Golden Age Spain – Boardroom 1

Organizer: Jesus Botello, University of Delaware

 

Don Quixote, Amadis of Gaul and the End of Chivalry

Jesus Botello, University of Delaware

 

Indiscreet Dogs! Political Gossip and Social Maladies Exposed by Imprudent Four-Legs

Asima FX. Saad Maura, University of Delaware

 

52. Religion and the State in Colonial Latin America – Flamingo A

Organizer: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

Chair: Michael Schreffler, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Embodying the Sacred: The Encounter of Indigenous and European Spiritualities in Representations of Colonial Potosí

Claudia Cornejo Happel, The Ohio State University

 

Calling Priests and Chichimecs into the Heart Chamber of Eight-Flint Woman

Viviana Diaz Balsera, University of Miami

 

Colonial State and Cacical Litigation in Early Colonial Peru, 1552–1562

Renzo Honores, High Point University

 

El Sol, la Luna y las Estrellas: vehículos para la aceleración de la conversión religiosa en la región andina

Catalina Andrango-Walker, Virginia Tech

 

57. Points of Intersection: Free and Slave Labor in the Spanish Empire – Salon Mar B

Organizer and Comment: Jonathan Truitt, Central Michigan University

Chair: Linda Curcio-Nagy, University of Nevada, Reno

 

Making Money for the Man: Slavery & Free Labor in the Royal Mints of 16th-Century Spain & Spanish America

Kris Lane, Tulane University

 

Making Bread: The Experience of Free and Enslaved Workers in the Bakeries of Mexico City

Tatiana Seijas, Miami University of Ohio

 

Ethnic Meetings in Caribbean Maroon Communities

Robert Schwaller, University of Kansas

 

70. La pensée de Juan Luis Vives: destination et réception – San Cristobal E

Organizer and Chair: Tristan Vigliano, Université Lyons 2

 

La réception de Vivès chez les féministes français du XVIIe siècle: Du De institutione feminae christianae à L’Honnete femme de Du Bosc

Ming Chuan Hsueh, GRAC, Université Lyon 2

 

Vives et Rabelais: bilan provisoire d’une influence discutée

Olivier Pedeflous, Université Paris IV, Sorbonne

 

Vives y los tratados acerca de qué es la historia y como escribirla

Enrique González González, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

 

Friday, 10:30-noon

 

73. The Legacy of Las Casas I: Religious Imagination, Conscience, and the Peaceful Promotion of the Gospel – Las Olas

Organizer: James T. Ford, University of Minnesota, Rochester

Chair: John F. Schwaller, SUNY Potsdam

Comment: Lawrence A. Clayton, University of Alabama

 

Bartolemé de Las Casas y Fray Luis de Cancer: El Intento de Los Dominicos para la Evangelizacion de la Florida

Salvador Larrúa-Guedes, Centro de Estudios de La Florida Colonial

 

Bartolemé de Las Casas and Alfonso de Castro in Dialogue: A Comparative Analysis of Two Sixteenth-Century Edgewalkers

John Kennedy, University of Iowa

 

La culpa de la conquista y el Tratado de las doce dudas de Bartolomé de las Casas

Luis Fernando Restrepo, University of Arkansas

 

The Religious Imagination of Las Casas: The Legacy of Las Casas for Teaching and Writing about Religion

Kristy Nabhan-Warren, University of Iowa

 

77. Transatlantic Currents: Art and Society in the Spanish World I – Flamingo D

Organizer: Michael A. Brown, Denver Art Museum

Chair and Comment: Rebecca J. Long, Indianapolis Museum of Art

 

Habsburg Spain Entrusts the New World to a Miraculous Image

Jeffrey Schrader, University of Colorado Denver

 

Transfiguring the Prelacy: Cristóbal de Villalpando’s Transfiguration for the Cathedral of Puebla

Niria Leyva-Gutierrez, Long Island University Post

 

Art in the Viceroyalty of Peru in the Wake of the Third Council of Lima

Emily Engel, Indiana University

 

82. Heterodoxy and Resistance: Moriscos and the Limits of Inquisitorial Justice in Early Modern Spain – Tropical B

Organizer: Bradley J. Mollmann, Tulane University

Chair and Comment: A. Katie Harris, University of California, Davis

 

Morisco “hechiceras”: Love Magic and Healing in Early Modern Spain

Esther Medina, CCHS–CSIC

 

The Saint, the Shaman, and the Moor: Religious Healing and Miraculous Cures in the Early Modern Spanish Mediterranean

Bradley J. Mollmann, Tulane University

 

“I have nothing else to say”: Morisco Women’s Resistance and the Spanish Inquisition in Valencia, 1568–1609

Libby W. Nutting, University of Texas at Austin

 

87. Space and Communication: Writing In and Out of Iberia – Conference 6

Organizer: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

Chair: Emily Francomano, Georgetown University

 

“El asunto breve”: Women’s Petitions and Lived Experience

Rachel Stapleton, University of Toronto

 

Pulling Apart María de Zayas: The Afterlife of her Novellas in France

Jessie Labadie, University of Virginia

 

The Ones Who Stayed Behind: Catalina de Cristo’s Letters to Ana de San Bartolome

Barbara Mujica, Georgetown University

 

93. The Function and Uses of Devotion, Dissimulation and Propaganda for Unity and Identity Formation – San Cristobal F

Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

Chair: Hannah S. Murphy, University of Exeter

 

The Oran Fatwa, the Spanish State and Morisco Taqiyya: Dissimulating Islam under the Spanish Imperial Gaze

Eduardo Hernandez, Temple University

 

Re-presenting the Black Legend: Anglo-Portuguese Relations and Anti-Spanish Propaganda, c.1580–1640

Elizabeth Evenden, Harvard University

 

Devotion to St. Elizabeth of Aragon, in Portugal during the 16th century

Antonio Manuel Ribeiro Rebelo, University of Coimbra

 

Friday, 1:30-3:00

 

95. Roundtable: Semi-Religious Women – Las Olas
Sponsors: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Society for Reformation Research
Organizer: Susan Dinan, William Paterson University

Participants:

Alison P. Weber, University of Virginia

Stacey Schlau, West Chester University

Marjorie E. Plummer, Western Kentucky University

Anne Jacobson Schutte, University of Virginia

Robert E. Scully, Le Moyne College

Susan Dinan, William Paterson University

 

98. Transatlantic Currents: Art and Society in the Spanish World II – Flamingo D

Organizer: Michael A. Brown, Denver Art Museum

Chair: Pablo Perez d’Ors, Museo de Arte de ponce

 

A Painter’s Transatlantic Mission: Alonso López de Herrera and the Politics of Portraiture in New Spain

Michael A. Brown, Denver Art Museum

 

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Menór, c. 1521–44: The Late Gothic in Early Santo Domingo?

Paul Niell, Florida State University

 

Hospitality and Empire: Displaying the New World in Early Modern Madrid

Carmen Ripollés, Portland State University

 

105. Jesuits and Slavery in the New World – Tropical C

Sponsor: Journal of Jesuit Studies

Organizer: Robert A. Maryks, Boston College

Chair: Pavone Sabina, Università di Macerata

 

Contradictory Uses of the Authority of Juan de Solórzano Pereira by António Vieira, Paulo da Silva Nunes and Francisco Xavier de
Mendonça Furtado

Carlos Zeron, Universidade de São Paulo

 

Indians Are Not Slaves: Vieira on “Chosen Peoples”

Ana Valdez, Yale University

 

Opposing the Slave Raiders: Bandeirantes, Politics and Literature in Antonio Ruiz de Montoya 1639 Embassy to Madrid

Domingo Ledezma, Wheaton College

 

 

109. Early Modern Monarchs: Myths and Reality – Conference 6

Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

Chair: William J. Tighe, Muhlenberg College

 

Popular Royal Myths and the Science of Mythology in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Luis R. Corteguera, University of Kansas

 

Inspiring Faith: A Fundamental Private and Public Matter for Monarchs, Elizabeth I of England and Henri III of France

Estelle Paranque, University College London

 

“For thou cannot but brag, Like a Scottyshe hag”: Margaret Tudor, Regency and Family Politics in 1520s Scotland

Kristen Walton, Salisbury University

 

Friday, 3:30-5:00

 

106. Saints and the Construction of Memory in Early Modern Catholic Europe – Las Olas

Organizer: A. Katie Harris, University of California, Davis

Chair: Luis R. Corteguera, University of Kansas

 

“Holy, Harsh Discipline”: The Afterlife of Teresa of Avila’s Penitential Practices

Alison P. Weber, University of Virginia

 

“Santi di comedia”: Dionisio Bonfant, Lucas Holstenius, and the Writing of Sacred History in Seventeenth-Century Sardinia

A. Katie Harris, University of California, Davis

 

From Devotee to Saint-Maker: Alonso de la Madre de Dios Remembers John of the Cross

Jodi Bilinkoff, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

 

136. Cross-Cultural Interactions during the Reformation – San Cristobal F

Sponsor: Society for Reformation Research

Organizer: Marjorie E. Plummer, Western Kentucky University

Chair: Marc Eagle, Western Kentucky University

 

Time and Space in Colonial Central Mexico

Susan Eagle, Western Kentucky University

 

Cruces hechas todas de oro y pluma: Reception of “Hybrid” Art Work in Motolinía’s Historia de los indios de Nueva Espaňa

Allison Caplan, Tulane University

 

Learning to Look: Images and Catechism in Quito, Ecuador, c. 1550–1600

Andrea Lepage, Washington and Lee University

 

From Every Kindred, Tongue, People and Nation: Christianity and Ethnic Identity in Brazil, 1550–1650

Joan Meznar, Eastern Connecticut State University

 

Saturday, 8:30-10:00 am

 

141. Blood, Filth, and Tears in Early Modern Spain – Flamingo B

Organizer and Chair: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

 

Money and Public Trust in Seventeenth-Century Spain

Elvira Vilches, North Carolina State University

 

“Llorar amargamente”: Economies of Weeping in Early Modern Hispanic Texts

Heather J. Allen University of Mississippi

 

Blood and the Body: Perceptions of Blood Purity in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Isabel Quintana, Tulane University

 

143. “Unbelievers”: The Question of Faith in Spanish Imperial Politics – Flamingo D

Organizer: Felipe Pereda, Johns Hopkins University

Chair: Giorgio Caravale, Universitá Roma Tre

Comment: Mercedes Garcia-Arenal, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales

 

Hypocrite painting: Painting for Spain in Renaissance Rome

Felipe Pereda, Johns Hopkins University

 

Marrani e mori bianchi: Spaniards and Unbelievers in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Pastore Stefania, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

 

Oratory, Machiavellism and Pro-Ottoman Literature in 16th-century Italy

Pier Mattia Tommasino, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Madrid)

 

159. Women, the Stage, and the Soul in Spain – San Cristobal F

Organizer: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

Chair: Barbara Mujica, Georgetown University

 

Lighting the Dark Night of the Soul: Interiority on the Spanish Stage

Dale Shuger, Tulane University

 

Embodying the Bride: Performing Mysticism in Teresa of Jesus’s Meditations on the Song of Songs

Teresa Hancock-Parmer, Indiana University Bloomington

 

Saturday, 10:30-noon

 

163. Does the Front Matter? Paratexts in Early Modern Spanish Women’s Works – Flamingo B

Organizer: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

Chair: Mihoko Suzuki, University of Miami

 

Frontispieces, Paratextual Strategies, and the Construction of Authorship in Luisa de Padilla’s Writings

Carmen Peraita, Villanova University

 

The Changing Paratexts of Early Modern Spanish Women Writers

Nieves Baranda, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)

 

The Paratext of María de Zayas, “Illustrious Emulator of Corinnas, Sapphos, and Aspasias”

Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

 

176. Issues of Honor and Interpretations of Crimes – Conference 7

Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

Chair: B. Ann Tlusty, Bucknell University

 

Toward an Early Modern Rape Script

Jana Byars, Iowa State University

 

Blood for Honor: Infanticidal Mothers in Early Modern Spain

Nazanin Sullivan, Yale University

 

“A Man Without Honor”: Slander and Male Honor in Early Modern Germany

Allyson Creasman, Carnegie Mellon University

 

178. Female Sexuality in the Early Modern World II – Conference 9

Organizer: Jennifer E. Barlow, University of Virginia

Chair and Comment: Allyson M. Poska, University of Mary Washington

 

Silk Stockings and White Roses: “Classy” Love Gifts in Mariana de Carvajal’s Navidades de Madrid

Sarah Bogard, University of Virginia

 

Arousing Female Desire in the Early Modern Spanish Comedia

Jennifer E. Barlow, University of Virginia

 

The Splendor and Spectacle of Women in Power

Carmela Mattza, Louisiana State University

 

Saturday, 1:30-3:00

 

185. Health, Medicine, and Magic in Early Modern Spain – Flamingo B

Organizer and Chair: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

 

“Haziendo lustrosas y hermosas fuentes”: Water Supply and the Building of Fountains in Renaissance Spain

Luis Gordo-Pelaez, University of Texas at Austin

 

Ordinary or Venomous Pestilence? The Empiricism of Early Modern Plague

Kristy Wilson Bowers, Northern Illinois University

 

Phallic Amulets, Menstruation, and the Evil Eye in Don Quixote

Sherry Velasco, University of Southern California

 

191. Early Modern Digital Humanities IV: Networks of Text and Context – Tropical A

Organizer: Colin F. Wilder, University of South Carolina

Chair: John Theibault, Stockton College

 

Little Gidding: An Early Modern Digital Humanities Collaboratory

Whitney Trettien, Duke University

 

Networks of Culture: A Graph-Driven Approach to Understanding Publishing in the Spanish Golden Age

David Brown and Juan Luis Suárez, Western University

 

Social and Textual Complexes in the German Intelligentsia, 1500–1800

Colin F. Wilder, University of South Carolina

 

194. Reassessing Central Issues from the Periphery – Conference 3

Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

Chair: Charles F. Zika, University of Melbourne

 

The Exorcisms at Vallombrosa: Late Medieval Religion on the Periphery

Justine Walden, Yale University

 

A Blasphemous Republic in a Catholic Empire: Sixteenth-Century Colima, Mexico

Martin Nesvig, University of Miami

 

Soldiers, Scots, and the Contest for Authority in an English Border Town: Berwick-upon-Tweed, 1558–1603

Janine van Vliet, University of Pennsylvania

 

198. New Perspectives on Slavery in the Early Modern World – Conference 7

Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

Chair: Erik A. Heinrichs, Benedictine College

 

Gender and the Domesticated Slave in Early Modern Portugal

Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, University of Winnipeg

 

Ottomans Enslaving Ottomans: Piracy, Slavery, and Subjecthood in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Joshua White, University of Virginia

 

Bartolom de las Casas and the Cuban Slave Trade: How Sixteenth-Century Controversies Influenced Antislavery and Proslavery Attitudes in the Nineteenth Century

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Tufts University

 

204. Picturing Christ’s Body I – San Cristobal G

Organizers: Andrew R. Casper, Miami University and Pamela Stewart, University of Michigan

Chair: Pamela Stewart, University of Michigan

 

Picturing the Passion in Post-Reconquest Spain: Bleeding Men and Divinized Women

Jessica Boon, University of North Carolia at Chapel Hill

 

The Choreography of Devotion: Statues of Christ and Spiritual Manuals in Viceregal Mexico City

Derek Burdette, Tulane University

 

The Shroud of Turin and the Art of Resurrection

Andrew R. Casper, Miami University

 

Saturday, 3:30-5:00

 

207. Reading Words and Images in Sixteenth-Century Printed Books – Flamingo B

Organizer and Chair: Emily Francomano, Georgetown University

 

Image / Memory / Empire: The Illustrations of Early Editions of Celestina

Linde Brocato, University of Memphis

 

Reading the Imago Pietatis in Li’s Summa de Paciencia (Zaragoza, 1505)

Isidro Rivera, The University of Kansas

 

Printed Images, Imagetexts, and Textual Hybridity in “Cárcel de amor”

Emily Francomano, Georgetown University

 

Emblematic Verbal-visual Discourse in the Exemplario contra los engaños

Alicia Zuese, Southern Methodist University

 

211. New World, New Questions: Religious and Intellectual Polemics – Auditorium

Organizer: Ana Valdez, Yale University

Chair and Comment: Carlos Eire, Yale University

 

Religious Instruction and Judaizing Heresy: From fray Hernando de Talavera to Inquisitorial Persecution

Ricardo Muñoz, University of Salamanca

 

Catholic and Protestant Missiology: The Case of Colonial Brazil

Anne McGinness, European University Institute

 

Are the Brazilian Indians Gentiles? An answer by António Vieira, SJ

Ana Valdez, Yale University

 

217. Between Conflict and Convivencia: Religious and Ethnic Encounters – Conference 5

Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati

Chair: Laura Stokes, Stanford University

 

Ethnic and Religious Difference in the Early Modern Levant: British Encounters with Eastern Christians c. 1600

Eva Johanna Holmberg, University of Helsinki

 

Reform and Crusade: Islam in the Polemics of Christopher St German

Daniel Eppley, Thiel College

 

A fazer un cuerpo monstruoso: Inter-religious life in Ávila and the synod of 1481

Carolyn Salomons, Johns Hopkins University

 

219. Jews & Muslims in Spanish History and Literature I – Conference 7

Organizer: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

Chair: Jason Busic, Denison University

 

Bibliomancy as Interpretation: Deciphering Lope de Vega’s El Hamete de Toledo

Melissa Figueroa, Cornell University

 

“Necessary Citizens”: Cervantes and the Articulation of the New Christian Subject in “The Captive’s Tale”

Christine Garst-Santos, South Dakota State University

 

Spanish Anti-Islamic Polemics in the Aftermath of Moriscos’ Expulsion

Lisette Balabarca, Siena College

 

Sunday, 8:30-10:00 am

 

227. Mapping and the Creation of Knowledge in the Iberian World – Flamingo A

Organizer and Chair: Liz Horodowich, New Mexico State University

 

The Secret Maps of the Spanish Ambassador: Unraveling the Mystery Surrounding the Taboas geraes da toda a navegacão (1630) of João Teixeira Albernaz I

Clayton L. McCarl, University of North Florida

 

Where then are these islands?: Navigation and foreign Knowledge in the Age of Discovery

Christopher Carter, Guilford College

 

Producing China: Sinophobes vs. Sinophiles in the Sixteenth-Century Iberian World

Ricardo Padrón, University of Virginia

 

228. El Siglo del Otro: Narrating “Other”/ Narrating Self in Early Modern Spain – Flamingo B

Organizer: Margaret E. Boyle, Bowdoin College

Chair: Anjela Peck, Hamilton College

Comment: Nicholas Jones, Emory University

 

Cecilia Morillas and a “New” Domestic Education

Margaret E. Boyle, Bowdoin College

 

The Other Female: The Other Divine

Gloria Hernandez, West Chester University

 

Narrating Women “Others” in 16th-century Spanish Aljamiado Literature

Maria del Mar Rosa Rodriguez, Carnegie Mellon University

 

A Marrano Discourse: Hermeneutic and Historiographic Conflicts between Jews and Christians in Lope de Vega’s El Niňo Inocente de la Guardia

James Nemiroff, University of Chicago

 

236. Las Casas, Millennialism and New World Evangelism – Conference 4

Sponsor: Princeton Theological Seminary

Organizer and Chair: Kenneth G. Appold, Princeton Theological Seminary

 

Bartolomé de Las Casas and Spain’s Lost Apostolic Age

Andrew Wilson, Princeton Theological Seminary

 

Paradise found: Columbus’s rhetorics of possession

Luis N. Rivera-Pagan, Princeton Theological Seminary

 

Sunday, 10:30-noon

 

244. Jews & Muslims in Spanish History and Literature II – Flamingo B

Organizer: Scott K. Taylor, University of Kentucky

Chair: Christine Garst-Santos, South Dakota State University

 

Walking the Narrow Path: Ethics and Islam in the Breve compendio

Jason Busic, Denison University

 

Passing Spanish Conversos and the Threat of Sameness

Christina Lee, Princeton University

 

Quevedo’s Racial Politics: Biopolitics and Reason of State in Execración contra los judíos

Ana Rodriguez-Rodriguez, University of Iowa

 

247. Visions of Amerindian Urbanity in the Sixteenth-Century Atlantic World – Auditorium

Organizers: Ralph R. Bauer, University of Maryland and Surekha Davies, Western Connecticut State University

Chair: Ricardo Padrón, University of Virginia

Comment: Carina L. Johnson, Pfitzer College

 

Mexico City, Mexica Elites and the New Rome

Barbara E. Mundy, Fordham University

 

Translation, Ethnography, and (Native American) Civility in the Sixteenth-Century Atlantic World

Ralph R. Bauer, University of Maryland

 

Urban Wonder or Religious Depravity? Mexico, Peru and the Clash of Analytical Languages on Maps of the Americas

Surekha Davies, Western Connecticut State University

 

249. Identity and Transformation in Early Modern Italian and Spanish Chivalric Literature – Tropical B

Organizer: Meredith K. Ray, University of Delaware

Chair: Lynn Westwater, George Washington University

 

La Virtud y la Fortuna: The Triumph of Machiavellian Virtue in El Abencerraje

Daphne Browning, Florida State University

 

Sant’Astolfo e la Ricerca del Graal

Lorenzo Filippo Bacchini, Johns Hopkins University

 

Labyrinth, Game, and Theatre in Orlando Furioso XII

Claudia Consolati, University of Pennsylvania

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