2002 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Renaissance Graduate Programs
Friday, June 7, 2002 to Saturday, June 8, 2002

Friday, June 7

Session 1: Rethinking Classical and Renaissance Gender Roles

Chair: Lea Guenther, Northwestern University

Transgressing Boundaries: the Witch and the Indian Woman in Early Modern England
Amy L. Murre, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

A Renaissance Rediscovery: Boccaccio’s Tacitus, Tacitus’s Poppaea
Sarah Gwyneth Ross, Northwestern University

Toward a Personal Aria for an Early Cortigiana Onesta
Shawn Marie Keener, University of Chicago

Session 2: Strategies o fRepresentation in the Renaissance

Chair: Nicole Howard, Indiana University

Aesthetic Theory of the French Renaissance: The Emblem as a Symbol of Poema pictura loquens, pictura poem a silens
Catherine J. L. Theobold, University of Colorado at Boulder

C’est la Deducation du Somptueux ordre”: A Commentary on the Royal Entry of Henry II into Rouen and Its Festival Book
Jill McAllister, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Apotheosis of Francis I
Sarah Lippert, Pennsylvania State University

Session 3: The Protestant Role in Policy and Praxis

Chair: J. Derek Halvorsen, Loyola University Chicago

Demoralizign the Economy in Jacobean England: the Social and Economic Policies of the Parliament of 1621
Dave Pennington, Washington University in St. Louis

Secularization or Protestant Adaptation: an Investigation into the “Rules” of Renaissance Drama and Neoclassicim
Megan E. Geigner, Illinois State University

Confirmation and Catechizing in Elizabethan and Jacobean England
James F. Turrell, Vanderbilt University

Session 4: Rethinking Boundaries of Renaissance Art

Chair: Ernest Jenkins, University of Kansas

Images of Women Patrons and Translators in Renaissance England
Gianetta M. Hayes, Vanderbilt University

Castle as Stage: Use of Space in the 1575 Entertainments at Kenilworth
Lia Markey, University of Chicago

Toward a Canon of Roman Music in the Early Seventeenth Century
Mary Paquette Abt, Wayne State University

Session 5: Mixed Messages: Hieroglyphs and Hermaphrodites in Literature

Renaissance Tragicomedy: The Hermaphrodite Genre
Jenny C. Mann, Northwestern University

How Maya Hieroglyphs Got Their Name: Alphabets and Egypt in Early Modern Europe
Myron Hamann, University of Chicago

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