Annual Meeting Renaissance Society of America, New Orleans, 22-24 March 2018

… will feature the following EMoDiR-panels:

Early Modern Anti-Catholic Protestant Propaganda

Thu, March 22, 9:00 to 10:30am, Hilton Riverside Complex, Bridge Room
Chair: Federico Barbierato

Stefano Villani, University of Maryland, College Park: Catholics as Papists: Early Modern British Protestant Encounters with Italy

Simone Maghenzani, University of Cambridge: “Is not Charles Borromeo a God?”: Protestant Exiles and the Mockery of Counter-Reformation Italy

Kelsey Champagne, Yale University: Protestant Propaganda and Catholic Identity in the British Atlantic, 1660–1714

Blasphemy, Politics, Religious Controversies in Early Modern Times

Fri, March 23, 9:00 to 10:30am, Hilton Riverside Complex, Quarter Deck Room C.
Chair: Stefano Villani

Federico Barbierato, Università degli Studi di Verona: Mocking the Sacred: Misbelieving and Anti-Clerical Words and Metaphors in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Ariel Hessayon, Goldsmiths, University of London: “A Swarme of Sectaries”: John Taylor (1578–1653) and the Enemies of His Religion

Xenia von Tippelskirch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Antimystical Satire in Late 17th Century France

Early Modern Jewish-Christian Polemics in Context

Fri, March 23, 4:00 to 5:30pm, Hilton Riverside, 3rd Level – Canal Room
Chair: Bernard Cooperman

Flora Cassen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: The “Jewish Badge:” A Mark of Shame and the Jews’ Resistance Against It

Paweł Maciejko, Johns Hopkins University: Jesus and Sabbatai Tsevi: A History of the Simile

Martina Mampieri, Università degli Studi Roma Tre and Universität Hamburg: Melchiorre Palontrotti and the First Giudiata against the Jews of Rome (1647–48)

Religious Polemics in Northern and Eastern Europe

Fri, March 23, 11:00am to 12:30pm, Hilton Riverside Complex, Quarter Deck Room C
Chair: Simone Maghenzani

Maria Ivanova, University of Virginia: “Worthy of mockery”: Attacking the Self in Ruthenian Polemical Literature

Sari Kivistö, University of Tampere, Finland; Paivi Mehtonen, University of Helsinki: Shoemakers as Dissident Reformers in Lutheran Germany and Sweden (Finland) Polemics from Both Sides


Cite this blog post
Xenia von Tippelskirch (2018, January 13). Annual Meeting Renaissance Society of America, New Orleans, 22-24 March 2018. EMoDiR. Retrieved March 4, 2024, from

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