2018

Registration for the 2018 Conference

Please complete the Google Form below (or follow this link) to register for the conference. A detailed program is found below.

 

Program

Sixty-Second Annual Meeting

Saturday, March 10, 2018

The Huntington

San Marino, California

 

8:30 – 8:55 – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST – HAAGA HALL

 

9:00 – 10:45 – SESSION ONE

Haaga Hall 1 – Self-Fashioning and Social Networks

Chair: Heather Graham (CSU Long Beach)

Tamara Smithers (Austin Peay), “Michelangelo: Making Art His Way

Emma Hinchliffe (U of Washington), “The Field of Cloth of Gold and the Commodification of Early Modern Kingship”

Alessandra Celati (Stanford/U of Verona), “The Secret Social Network of a Heretical Physician in 16th-Century Italy: The Case of Girolamo Donzellini”

Sophia McCabe (UC Santa Barbara), “Marketing and the Network: Hans Rottenhammer and the Strategies of a Straniero

Haaga Hall 2 – Femininity and Passion in English Drama

Chair: Barbara Mello (USC)

Amy Kenny (UC Riverside), “‘Give me an ounce of civet’: Lear’s Olfactory Curatives for Hysterica Passio”

Kailey Giordano (UC San Diego), “‘Pinching’ Plots: Women’s Tending of Tyranny in The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest

Carol Blessing (Point Loma Nazarene U), “Webster the Hoarder: Signifying the Feminine in The Duchess of Malfi

Kimberly Huth (CSU Dominguez Hills), “‘A Sharer in These Sufferings’: Pain, Empathy, and Community in Shirley’s The Martyr’d Soldier

 

10:45 – 11:00 – BREAK

 

11:00 – 12:15 – KEYNOTE LECTURE – HAAGA HALL

Introduction: Barbara Mello

Bruce R. Smith

Dean’s Professor of English and Professor of Theater

University of Southern California

“Beyond Huge: Glistering Colors in Renaissance Texts”

 

12:15 – 1:15 – LUNCH – GARDEN COURT

 

1:15 – 3:00 – SESSION TWO

 

Haaga Hall 1– Icons, Allusions, and Istorie

Chair: Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank (Pepperdine)

Jeanette Kohl (UC Riverside), “A Boy, A Bust, A Body: The Marble Sculpture of Simon of Trent at the Getty”

Blake Wilson (Dickinson College), “Apollo’s Lyre: Raphael’s Parnassus and Contemporary Roman Performance Practice”

Elizabeth Dwyer (El Paso Museum of Art), “The Visionary Istorie of Veronese”

Kate Driscoll (UC Berkeley), “Strategizing the Supplicant’s Voice: Torquato Tasso’s Pleas for Female Patronage in Alle Signore Principesse di Ferrara

 

Haaga Hall 2Religion, Rhetorics, and Entanglements

Chair: TBD

Julia Major (U of Oregon), “The Glister of Cosmopolis and the Entanglements of History in the Work of Philipp Melancthon of Wittenberg”

Nina Chordas (U of Alaska Southeast), “Early Modern Utopia and Its Entanglements with the Language of Ethnography”

Javier Loira (UCLA), “Convergence of Wits: Jesuit Rhetoric and the Controversy over Ingenuity in Spanish and Spanish America (1642-1649)”

Pierangela Izzi (Foggia U), “The Zoomorphism in Adone: From the ‘Disharmony of the Real’ to the Changing of Forms”

 

3:00 – 3:15 – BREAK

 

3:15 – 4:45 – ROUNDTABLE – HAAGA HALL

Moderator: Heather Graham

Jonathan Burton (Whittier College)

Clorinda Donato (CSU Long Beach)

Julia Lupton (UC Irvine)

Bronwen Wilson (UCLA)

“Teaching the Renaissance Today”

4:45 – 5:15 – COFFEE AND COOKIES – HAAGA HALL

 

 


CALL FOR PAPERS

Renaissance Conference of Southern California

61st Annual Conference

Saturday, 10 March 2018

The Huntington Library

Pasadena, CA


Keynote Address

“Beyond Huge: Glistering Colors in Renaissance Texts”

Bruce R. Smith

Dean’s Professor of English and Professor of Theater

University of Southern California


The RCSC, a regional affiliate of the Renaissance Society of America, welcomes proposals for individual papers as well as complete panels on the full range of Renaissance disciplines

(Art, Architecture, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Science)

Please submit a 400-word abstract (for a 20-minute paper) and a one-page c.v. to:

Kent Lehnhof (lehnhof@chapman.edu)

Deadline for submissions: November 1, 2017

RCSC