Symposium on Premodern Race and Sexuality

David Nirenberg, University of Chicago

David Nirenberg, University of Chicago

Friday, March 30, 2007
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Medieval Studies Program
Early Modern Studies Program

Sponsored by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University

Welcome

Leah S. Marcus, Vanderbilt University
Holly Tucker, Vanderbilt University

Opening remarks

Houston A. Baker, Vanderbilt University

Session 1: Race and Racism in the European Middle Ages

Chair: Lynn Ramey, Vanderbilt University
David Nirenberg, University of Chicago
Geraldine Heng, University of Texas

Session 2: Issues in Pre-Modern Sexuality

Chair: Lynn Enterline, Vanderbilt University
Dyan Elliott, Northwestern University
Katherine Crawford, Vanderbilt University

Session 3: Early Modern Race, Colonization, and the Americas

Chair: Jean Feerick, Brown University
Kim Hall, Fordham University (now at Barnard College)
Carlos Jauregui, Vanderbilt University (now at University of Notre Dame)

Session 4: Theorizing Race and Sexuality

Chair: Kathryn Schwarz, Vanderbilt University
Jeffrey Masten, Northwestern University
Margo Hendricks, University of California, Santa Cruz (now emerita)
Francesca Royster, DePaul University

Closing remarks

David Wasserstein, Vanderbilt University

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