Ephemerality and Durability in Early Modern Visual and Material Culture

Friday, September 27, 2013

9:00am Coffee

9:15am Welcome
Peter Mancall, Jessica Keating, and Sean Roberts

9:30am Panel I

Moderator: Sheryl Reiss, University of Southern California
Sean Roberts, University of Southern California
"Nature and Artifice in Botticelli’s Pallas and the Centaur"
Timothy McCall, Villanova University
"Ephemeral Phenomena and the Material Culture of Signorial Adornment and Array"

11:15am Panel II
Moderator: Stephanie Schrader, J. Paul Getty Museum
Elizabeth Upper, University of Cambridge
"Saving Waste: Artifacts of the Earliest Color-Printing Techniques"
Lucy Razzall, University of Cambridge
"'Hail Holy Image’: Late Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts Pasted into Boxes"

12:45pm Lunch in Alumni Park

2:00pm Panel III
Moderator: Jacob Soll, University of Southern California
Melissa Calaresu, University of Cambridge
"Street food: Eating out in early modern Europe"
Mark Rosen, University of Texas, Dallas
"Freeing the Captives: Revolutionary Rhetoric and the Remaking of Royal Monuments"

4:00pm Keynote Lecture
Dale Kinney, Bryn Mawr
"The Stones of Rome"

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