15-16 March 2018. Jornadas Arte, Poder y Género
Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference New Orleans, 22–24 March 201
1. Thursday, 22 March, 2:00: Courtesan, Concubine, and Mistress: Image and Agency in Cinquecento Italy
Organizer: Cynthia J. Stollhans, Saint Louis University
Organizer: Elizabeth A. Lisot, University of Texas at Tyler
Chair: Sheila ffolliott, George Mason University
- The Jewish Concubine: Veiling and Unveiling Early Orientalism in Raphael’s Portraits of Margherita Luti, Elizabeth A. Lisot, University of Texas at Tyler;
- La Bella senza La Bestia: Giulia “La Bella” Farnese as Art Patron, Cynthia J. Stollhans, Saint Louis University
- At the Mistress’s Court: Patronage Strategies in Renaissance Italy , Maria Maurer, University of Tulsa.
2. Saturday, 24 March 9:00: Papal Kin: Politics, Patronage, and Social Mobility I
Organizer: Jennifer Mara DeSilva, Ball State University
- Visualizing Papal Dynasty in Fifteenth-Century Italy: The Tombs of Pietro Riario and Pope Sixtus IV’s Parents, Jill E. Blondin, University of Texas, Tyler.
- Where are the Women? Female kin in 16th-Century Medici and Farnese narrative cycles. Sheila ffolliott, George Mason University Papal Kin abstract
- Aspirations, Political Ties, and Long-term Strategy in the Nepotistic Practices of the Farnese Family, Loek Marten Luiten, New College, University of Oxford.
AAH 2018 London, 5, 6, and 7 April 2018.
Dangerous Portraits in the Early Modern World
Session Convenors: Melissa Percival and Jennifer Germann
- Samantha Chang, “Dangerous Domesticity: Portraits of Maidservants in the Dutch Republic”
- Nika Elder, “John Singleton Copley and the Perfidiousness of Colonial Portraiture”
- Sheila ffolliott, “Portrait Discourses: Danger Ahead”
- Katherine Gazard, “Mutinous Tars and Venerable Officers: Authority, Rebellion and Dangerous Portraits in the Royal Navy in the late 1790s”
- James Hall, “The Power of Grimaces: The Influence of Tommaso Campanella’s Mimicry Technique on Baroque Portrait Caricature and on Franz Xavier Messerschmidt’s ‘Character Heads’”
- Georgia Haseldine, “Effigies and Caricatures of Britain’s Radical Reform Movement”
- Jennifer Van Horn, “Portraits of Enslaved Attendants in a New Nation”
- Kerstin Maria Pahl, “Depressing and Deadly. Portraiture’s Ability to Hurt (England, c. 1660 to 1780s)