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

 


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