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Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt

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Book Chapters: Graizbord & Lehfeldt in “Conversions”

Simon Ditchfield and Helen Smith, eds. Conversions: Gender and Religious Change in Early Modern Europe (Manchester University Press, 2017.

David Graizbord, “The quiet conversion of a ‘Jewish’ woman in eighteenthcentury
Spain.”

Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, “Uneven conversions: how did laywomen become nuns in the
early modern world?”

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Lehfeldt, “Gender, the State, and Episcopal Authority,” in JMEMS, Fall 2012

Elizabeth A Lehfeldt, “Gender, the State, and Episcopal Authority: Hernando de Talavera and Richard Fox on Female Monastic Reform,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 42/3 (2012).

SCSC Deadline Extended: March 29, 2013

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual papers and complete panels for its 2013 annual conference, to be held October 24-27, 2013 at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The EXTENDED deadline for proposals is March 29, 2013. Approximately four weeks after the submission deadline, the Program Committee will notify all those who submitted proposals of its decision.

The SCSC actively encourages the participation of international scholars as well as the integration of younger colleagues into the academic community. We also welcome proposals for roundtables sponsored by scholarly societies that are affiliated with the SCSC.

Abstracts (up to 250 words in length) for papers and panels may be submitted by following this link.

 

For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt
Vice President and Program Chair
History Department, Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
tel. 216/687-3920
e.lehfeldt@csuohio.edu

Lehfeldt article on Female Monastic Reform in JMEMS Fall ’12

The Fall 2012 issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies features an article by Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, “Gender, the State, and Episcopal Authority: Hernando de Talavera and Richard Fox on Female Monastic Reform.”

SCSC Fort Worth, 2011 – Updated!

EM Spanish History Notes pores over the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference program so you don’t have to. Here are the panels of interest to us:

Update: Jodi Campbell tells me (see comment) that the panel, “Spanish Texts and the Fashioning of Political and Social Order, Live Oak III,” originally scheduled Friday at 10:30, has been switched to Saturday at 8:30, in Live Oak IV. Presumably the schedule in Ft. Worth will have the real time & place.

Thursday, 27 October 2011 1:30–3:00 p.m.
1. Roundtable: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Study of Women & Religion, Brazos I
Sponsor: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Moderator: Susan Dinan, William Paterson University
Participants:
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University.

The Performance of Courtly Culture in Early Modern England and Spain, Brazos II
Organizer: Jodi Campbell, Texas Christian University
Chair: Amanda Wunder, Lehman College
“Food and the Performance of Social Identity in Early Modern Madrid,” Jodi Campbell, Texas Christian University
“My skrating hand: The Performance of Letter-Writing and Royal Diplomacy in Tudor England,”
Rayne Allinson, The Ohio State University
“Courtly Costume: Sumptuary Laws and Public Performance in Golden Age Madrid,” Rachael Ball, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Art in Spain and New Spain, Elm Fork I
Organizer: James Clifton, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation
Chair: Sabina de Cavi, Getty Research Institute
“Conversion, Canonization, and Confrontation: Images of St. Vincent Ferrer in Sixteenth-Century Spain,” Taryn Chubb, East Central University
“The Essence of the Original: Gregorio Fernández’s Workshop and Followers,” Ilenia Colon Mendoza, University of Central Florida
“Claiming Sacred Space: The Indigenous Adaptation of the High Altar,” Savannah Esquivel, University of Illinois-Chicago
“Indigenous painters and the beginnings of landscape in 16th Century Mexico,” Julieta Dominguez Silva and Pablo Escalante Gonzalbo, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México

Friday, 28 October 2011 8:30–10:00 a.m.

Roundtable: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Study of Early Modern Secular Women, Brazos II
Sponsor: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Moderator: Diane Robin, University of New Mexico
Allyson M. Poska, University of Mary Washington

Questions of Reading and Reception in Spanish Literature, Live Oak I
Organizer: Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University
Chair: Stephen Webre, Louisiana Tech University
“Reading the novela cortesana in Seventeenth-Century Spain,” Patricia Manning, University of Kansas
“Celestina and the Matter of Troy in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Spanish and Italian Literature,”
Faith Harden, University of Virginia
“New World in the Old: El Inca Garcilaso’s Los comentarios reales,” Rachel Burk, Tulane University

Friday, 28 October 2011 10:30–noon

Spanish Texts and the Fashioning of Political and Social Order, Live Oak III
Organizer: Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University
Chair: Patricia Manning, University of Kansas
“Contra peon hecho dama: The Sex and Politics of Chess in Lope de Vega’s La Dorotea,” Jennifer Barlow, University of Virginia
“Utopia and Dystopia on New Spain’s Southern Frontier: The Fatal Quest for El Próspero, ca. 1550–ca. 1650,” Stephen Webre, Louisiana Tech University
“Discursos de Nicolao Machiaueli (1552) and the Spanish Imperial Triumph at the Dawn of Philip II’s Reign,” Keith Howard, Florida State University

Friday, 28 October 2011 1:30–3:00 p.m.

Religious Identity in the Early Modern Hispanic World, Live Oak IV
Chair: David Coleman, Eastern Kentucky University
“Telling a Father’s Life: John of the Cross’s Female Biographers,” Darcy Donahue, Miami University
“Blood, Faith, and Fate: Jews, Conversos, and Old Christians in Early Modern Spain and Colonial Spanish America,” Roger L Martínez, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Friday, 28 October 2011 6:00–7:00 p.m.
First SCSC Plenary Session Pecos I & II
Introduction: Cathy Yandell, Carleton College
“Contending With Idols: Reformations , Revolutions, Miracles, and the Disenchantment of History,” Carlos Eire, Yale University

Saturday, 29 October 2011 8:30–10:00 a.m.
111. Conquest and Colonization in the Early Modern Hispanic World, Live Oak IV
Organizer: Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University
Chair: Roger L. Martinez, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
“The Penetrable Canaries: Conquest, Cosmography, and Gender in Lope de Vega’s Los guanches de Tenerife,” Javier Lorenzo, East Carolina University
“Spanish Resettlement Policy for Indians in Early Colonial Peru,” S. Elizabeth Penry, Fordham University
“Property, pilgrimage, and collective personhood in the city and mountain-mines of 16th-century Potosí (Perú),” Thomas Abercrombie, New York University

In Memoriam Robert M. Kingdon: Politics and Religion in the Age of Charles V,  Post Oak
Organizer: Kathleen Comerford, Georgia Southern University
Sponsor: Society for Reformation Research
Chair: Susan Spruell Mobley, Concordia University
Comment: David M. Whitford, United Theological Seminary
“Confrontation and Compromise: Cosimo I dei Medici’s Program for Creating a Christian Realm,” Kathleen Comerford, Georgia Southern University
“Mapping the Collection of the Ecclesiastical Subsidy in Castile, 1530–1556,” Sean Perrone, Saint Anselm College

Saturday, 29 October 2011 10:30–noon
129. Semi-Religious Women Before and After Trent I. Live Oak IV
Chair: Jodi Bilinkoff, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Comment: Alison Weber, University of Virginia
“Religious Biography and the Aftereffects of Trent: The Life of Sancha Carrillo,” Alicia Zuese, Southern Methodist University
“The Italian Ursulines after the Council of Trent,” Querciolo Mazzonis, Università degli Studi di Teramo
“A Lutheran Beata before the Spanish Inquisition (1558–59),” Doris Moreno, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Saturday, 29 October 2011 1:30–3:00 p.m.
139. The Implementation and Interpretation of Tridentine Reform in Early Modern Europe, Brazos I
Organizer: Sigrun Haude, University of Cincinnati
Chair and Comment: John Frymire, University of Missouri
“Resistance, negotiation and adjustment: cathedral clergy and the Tridentine reform (Portugal and Spain),” Hugo Silva, Universidade Nova Lisboa/Iniversidade Coimbra

144. Cities and Social Identity in Early Modern Spain I, Live Oak I
Organizer: Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University
Chair: Aurelio Espinosa, Arizona State University
“Málaga’s Maritime Merchant Elite: The Municipal Council of a Post-Conquest Frontier Port City, 1487–1550,” David Coleman, Eastern Kentucky University
“Social Networks and Status in Sixteenth-Century Seville: The Case of the Renaissance Historian and City Councilman Gonzalo Argote de Molina,” Michael Crawford, McNeese State University

Saturday, 29 October 2011 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Tablado: Wooden Architecture in the Habsburg Empire (1550/1750), Elm Fork I
Organizer: Sabina de Cavi, Getty Research Institute
Chair: James Clifton, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation
“Tinglado and Tablado: The Use and Taste for Impermanent Construction through the Habsburg Empire (1500–1700),” Sabina de Cavi, Getty Research Institute
“The Imperial Modern in the Spanish Hapsburg World: Stone and history in ruins/Wood and the modern future,” Alejandra Osorio, Wellesley College
“Wood as Prime Material for Habsburg Engineering in the Early Modern Era,” Maurizio Vesco, Università degli Studi di Palermo

Cities and Social Identity in Early Modern Spain II, Live Oak I
Organizer: Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Cleveland State University
Chair: Grace Coolidge, Grand Valley State University
“Publishing and Processing the Cruzada Indulgence in the Cities of Early Modern Spain,” Patrick O’Banion, Lindenwood University
“Itinerant Printing Presses: Pageantry, Civic Identity and Religious Devotion in Early Modern Valencia,” Carmen Peraita, Villanova University

Sunday, 30 October 2011 8:30–10:00 a.m.
176. Female Power and Influence in Early Modern Spain, Bur Oak
Sponsor: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Organizer: Allyson M. Poska, University of Mary Washington
Chair: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami
Comment: Jodi Campbell, Texas Christian University
“The Power and Play of Piety: Female Influences and Confluences,” Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami
“Complicated Families: The Remarriage of Noble Widows in Early Modern Spain,” Grace Coolidge, Grand Valley State University
“Three Eldest Daughters: Female Sovereignty, Power, and Authority in Habsburg Spain, 1575–1674,” Silvia Mitchell, University of Miami

Spring RQ: Reviews

The Spring 2010 Renaissance Quarterly has some reviews of Spanish history and literary criticism.

Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt reviews The Rule of Women in Early Modern Europe, ed. Anne J. Cruz and Mihoko Suzuki (U of Illinois, 2009).

Kathryn A. Hoffmann reviews Merry Wiesner-Hanks, The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds (Yale, 2009).

Mindy Nancarrow reviews Giles R. M. Knox, The Late Paintings of Velázquez: Theorizing Painterly Performance (Ashgate, 2009).

Sally McKee reviews Debra Blumenthal, Enemies and Familiars: Slavery and Mastery in Fifteenth-Century Valencia (Cornell, 2009).

Surekha Davies reviews María M. Portuondo, Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World (U of Chicago, 2009).

Marsha S. Collins reviews Michael Armstrong-Roche, Cervantes’ Epic Novel: Empire, Religion, and the Dream Life of Heroes in “Persiles” (Toronto U Press, 2009).

Edward Behrend-Martínez reviews Enriqueta Zafra, Prostituidas por el texto: Discurso prostibulario en la picaresqua femenina (Purdue University Press, 2008).

María M. Carrión reviews Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez, Alegorías del poder: Crisis imperial y comedia nueva (1598-1659) (Tamesis, 2009).

Juan Pablo Gil-Osle reviews María de Zayas y Sotomayor, Exemplary Tales of Love and Tales of Disillusion, eds. Margaret R. Greer and Elizabeth Rhodes (U of Chicago Press, 2009).

SCSC Call for Papers on Hispanic World

This in from Liz Lehfeldt (also on Espora):

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to invite you to consider submitting a panel or paper for the 2010 meeting of the Sixteenth Century Studies Society.  In recent years, we’ve been able to offer a robust number of sessions and papers on the early modern Hispanic world and I hope that this year will be the same.

I have included the instructions for submission below.  Please be sure when choosing a track for your paper submission to choose “Spanish/Latin American Studies.”  And please also note the instructions for panel submissions which have changed from previous years.

Don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any questions.

all the best, Liz Lehfeldt

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The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now
accepting proposals for individual papers and complete sessions for its annual
conference, to be held at the Hilton Bonaventure in Montreal, 14-17 October
2010. The SCSC, founded to
promote scholarship on the early modern era (ca. 1450 – ca. 1660), actively
encourages the participation of international scholars as well as the integration
of younger colleagues into the academic community. We
also welcome proposals for roundtables sponsored by scholarly societies that
are affiliated with the SCSC.
In honor of our bilingual host city, proposals are
encouraged in either English or French.

Abstracts (up to 250 words in length)
for papers and sessions may be submitted online
at: www.sixteenthcentury.org

After panel organizers submit their panel proposal, they should contact
the individual presenters and provide each of them with the title of
the panel. Individual presenters who are to be associated with a panel
must submit their own paper abstract for the panel by choosing the
panel title from the list of panels on the website.

The deadline for submissions is 15 March 2010. Within four weeks after the
deadline, the Program Committee will notify all those who submitted proposals.
Hotel and accommodation information will be posted in early
2010.

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Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt 
Professor and Chair
History Department 
Cleveland State University 
2121 Euclid Avenue 
Cleveland, OH  44115
216-687-3920
e.lehfeldt@csuohio.edu

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