10th Anniversary Mediterranean Studies Congress

 

Universidade de Évora

 

Évora, Portugal

May 30 - June 2, 2007

 

 

Sponsored by:

  • Mediterranean Studies Association
  • Universidade de Évora
  • Fundação Luso-Americana
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture
  • University of Kansas, Center for European Studies

 

 

Wednesday, May 30

 

Optional excursions

10:00 – 1:00

Walking-tour of Évora (pre-registration required)

 

9:30 – 3:00 (depart from Hotel Cartuxa)

Bus-tour of prehistoric sites (pre-registration required)

 

Universidade de Évora

5:00 – 6:00 Registration

 

6:00 Opening Session, Aula Magna

 

7:00  Reception hosted by Universidade de Évora

 

Thursday, May 31

Universidade de Évora (all sessions will be held at the University)

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and coffee

 

9:00 – 11:00

 

1A. Imagens e Representações do Portugal Mediterrânico: Dos Relatos Setecentistas aos Guias e Roteiros de Viagens Contemporâneos

Chairs: Antónia Fialho Conde and Maria Ana Bernardo, Universidade de Évora

“Itinerários e lugares: o Alentejo como espaço de lazer e de cultura nos guias e roteiros de viagens (1880-1930)”

Ana Cardoso de Matos, Universidade de Évora

Maria Ana Bernardo

“Do Alentejo Vermelho ao Alentejo New Age: imagens e representações”

Ana Lavrador, Universidade de Lisboa

Maria Alexandre Lousada, Universidade de Lisboa

“Évora e o Sul nos Relatos de Viagens do Período Moderno”

Antónia Fialho Conde

 

1B. Medieval History I

Chair: Jo Ann McNamara, Hunter College, New York

“Adriatic Identity: An Unknown Feeling in Early Medieval Adriatic?”

Francesco Borri, Notre Dame University, Indiana

“The Emirate of Bari: Christian-Muslim Relations in the Ninth-Century Mediterranean”

Travis Bruce, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo

“The Topography of Genoese-Jewish Interaction on Chios, 1450-1500”

Brian Becker, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo

“Cracking the Salamantine Lantern Code from Jerusalem to Boston”

James F. Powers, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts

 

1C. Art History I

Chair: Gilbert Fernandez, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville

“Giorgio Vasari’s Oratory at Cortona

Liana Cheney, University of Massachusetts Lowell

“Stewards of Nature: An Analysis of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Seasons

Donna Bilak, Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, New York

“Interrogations of Women, Women’s Sexuality, Eroticism, and the Spiritual in Contemporary Mediterranean Art”

Martine Antle, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

1D. 16th-Century Exploration and Travel

Chair: Daryl Palmer, Regis University, Denver, Colorado

“An Assessment of William Toweson’s Three Voyages to Guinea (1555, 1556, 1558)”

Frances Luttikhuizen, Barcelona, Spain

“Imagining Europe”

Daniel Reff, Ohio State University, Columbus

“Spanish and Portuguese Explorers of the South Pacific”

Carol Beresiwsky, Kapiolani Community College, University of Hawaii

“The Case of Castaño de Sosa: A Portuguese Conquistador Negotiates Authority in the American Southwest”

Daryl Palmer

 

1E. The Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey

Chair: Adel Sidarus, Universidade de Évora

“The Creation of the Turkish Image in the 16th-Century Mediterranean: Self-Reflection versus Anti-propaganda”

Özlem Kumrular, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

“Women’s Everyday Lives in Ottoman Society: The Rule of Seclusion and Strategies of Participation”

Neşe Öztimur, Bursa, Turkey

“Ottoman Provisionism and Guilds: Tanners in Eighteenth-Century Istanbul”

Onur Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“Women and Islamic Politics in the Mediterranean Region: The Case of Turkey”

Nilufer Narli, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

 

Thursday 11:15 – 1:15

 

2A. Notícias Setecentistas do Ultramar Português

Chair: Fernanda Olival, Universidade de Évora

“Discussão, negociação e gestão da política ultramarina: a América portuguesa no alvorecer do século XVIII”

Maria Fernanda Bicalho, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“Do Atlântico ao Índico: notícias ultramarinas do Diário do 4.º Conde da Ericeira (1729-1740)”

Tiago C. P. dos Reis Miranda, Centro de História da Cultura da Universidade Nova de Lisboa

“Os oráculos da geografia iluminista: D. Luís da Cunha e D’Anville na construção da cartografia sobre o Brasil”

Júnia Ferreira Furtado, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

“Poder e conhecimento: a imagem do Brasil colonial em Inglaterra”

Ângela Domingues, Instituto de Investigação Científica e Tropical, Lisbon

 

2B. Ancient History

Chair: Martine Sauret, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

“Athenian Naval Operations: Expeditions in the Ionian Sea (375-373/2 BC)”

Kalomira Mataranga, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece

“L’Afrique du Nord antique à la croisée des peuples de la Méditerranée”

Fatima Ouachour, Université de Nantes, France

“Des langues, un pays (Plurilinguisme dans la Basse Antiquité égyptienne)”

Adel Sidarus, Universidade de Évora

 

2C. Music History I

Chair: Alexandra Mascolo-David, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant

“The Piano Music of the Portuguese Composer António de Lima Fragoso

Alexandra Mascolo-David

Villani-Côrtes’s Pianistic Idiom in His Art Songs: The Influence of Brazilian Popular, Jazz, Folk, and Urban Musical Elements”

Rubia Santos, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant

“O(A) Professor(a) de Canto e o ensino: percursos e contextos”

Natália de Lima Ferreira, Conservatório Regional de Ponta Delgada, Azores

 

2D. Early Modern English Drama I: North African Encounters

Chair: David M. Bergeron, University of Kansas, Lawrence

“Contaminating Cleopatra: Animal Hybridity and the Wilds of Egypt in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra

Gaywyn Moore, University of Kansas, Lawrence

“Marlowe’s Demythologized Aeneas”

Brian Harries, University of Kansas, Lawrence

“John Dryden’s Don Sebastian

Susan O. Shapiro, University of Kansas, Lawrence

 

2E. Portuguese History I

Chair: David Higgs, University of Toronto, Canada

“The Dark Side of the Mediterranean: Expressions of Fear from the Inquisition to the Present”

Maria Antónia Lima, Universidade de Évora

“¿Protegieron Salazar y Franco sus industrias corcheras? Aranceles y tipos de cambio en España y Portugal, 1930-1975”

Amélia Branco Dias, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Lisboa, and Francisco M. Parejo Moruno, Universidad de Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain

“The Portuguese Revolution of 1974-75 and Its Impact on the Spanish Transition to Democracy through the Eyes of the Spanish Clandestine Press”

Raquel Varela, ISCTE, Lisbon

 

1:15 – 3:00 Lunch (on your own)

 

Thursday 3:00 – 5:00

 

3A. Urban Taxation and Power Networks: Social Control of Revenue in the Iberian South (13th-15th Century)

Chair: Hermínia Vasconcelos Vilar, Universidade de Évora

“Representation without Taxation? Portuguese Fourteenth-century ‘Cortes’ and Royal Finances”

António Castro Henriques, York University, UK, and Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Lisbon

“A Few Problems around a Fiscal Transition”

Hermenegildo Fernandes, Universidade de Lisboa

“The King’s Control over Revenue: Modes of Tax Reception in Southern Medieval Portugal”

Hermínia Vasconcelos Vilar

“Personal Guaranties and Economic Fees: Building a Systemic Institutional Apparatus of Domination in Fifteenth-Century Urban Castile”

José Antonio Jara Fuente, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain

 

3B. Romance Literary and Cultural Studies

Chair: Susan L. Rosenstreich, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York

Eleonora Fonseca Pimentel: Construction of a Heroine, Martyr, and Revolutionary”

Alicia Vitti, Wake Forest University, North Carolina

“Who Are We? A Troubled Pronoun in Two Traditional Communities in Southwestern France”

Susan L. Rosenstreich

“Escritura geminada en la novela sentimental”

Carmen Benito Vessels, University of Maryland, College Park

 

3C. Happy Birthday to You: Marking the Anniversaries of Masterpieces

Chairs: Beth Gersh-Nesic, New York Arts Exchange and Purchase College, and Mindy Nancarrow, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

“Once More and Yet Again”

Marilyn Stokstad, University of Kansas, Lawrence

“Bon Anniversaire/Feliz Cumpleaños: Pablo Picasso’s Demoiselles at 100”

Beth Gersh-Nesic

Gernika Gernikara: Picasso’s Guernica 25 Years Later”

Mindy Nancarrow

Discussant: “Periodicity”

M. Rebecca Leuchak, Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island

 

3D. Early Modern European Studies

Chair: Paul S. Vickery, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

“Inca Garcilaso, Boccaccio, Acosta: A Reading of Royal Commentaries, Book VIII”

José-Luis Gastañaga, Villanova University, Pennsylvania

“Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Garcia de Resende and Their Impact upon Bartolome de las Casas’ View on African Slavery”

Paul S. Vickery

“The Fragile Vessel: Theological Discourse and the Ascetic Female Body in Early Modern Spain”

Susan Laningham, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville

“The Limits of the Possible in the Mediterranean: Grain Provisioning in Spanish and Ottoman Empires at the End of the Eighteenth Century”

Seven Agir, Princeton University

 

3E. Medieval Literature

Chair: Kathryn Klingebiel, University of Hawaii at Manoa

“Rereading Boccaccio’s Masetto da Lamporecchio

Richard Bonanno, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts

“Banned at the BN”

Kathryn Klingebiel

“Les Explorateurs Normands”

Martine Sauret, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

 

Friday, June 1, 9:00 – 11:00

 

4A. Hispanic Studies and the Mediterranean I

Chair: Enrique Rodrigo, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

“La lírica amorosa de Jorge Manrique: tópicos y lenguaje”

Filomena Compagno, Terracina, Italy

“La historia del Sendebar como icono de la cultura mediterránea”

Maria Dolores Bollo-Panadero, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

“Cancioneros y Petrarca: Una Muestra de la Produccion Poetica en el Mediterraneo”

Roxana Recio, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

 

4B. Ties That Bind: Religious Organizations and the State in Early Modern Portugal

Chair: Francis Dutra, University of California at Santa Barbara

“The Lisbon Inquisition and the Elite after Pombal

David Higgs, University of Toronto, Canada

“Philip II and the Portuguese Order of Christ, 1580-1598”

Francis Dutra

“Business Interest Groups in Early Modern Portugal: The Mesa do Bem Commun do Commercio

Bill Donovan, Loyola College of Maryland

 

4C. Archaeology and Architecture

Chair: Suna Guven, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“An Old Port-City in the Eastern Mediterranean: Alaiye (Alanya) and Cultural Relations with the Occident (An Archaeological Approach)”

Z. Kenan Bilici, Ankara University, Turkey

“Some Observations on Late Antique and Byzantine Rural Settlements in Western Asia Minor”

Ufuk Serin, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“A Building of the Last Ottoman Architecture: The Selimiye Mosque in Uskudar

Betül Bakir, Yildiz Technical Institute, Istanbul, Turkey

“Traditional Lefka Houses of Cyprus”

Gül Akdeniz, Yildiz Technical Institute, Istanbul, Turkey

 

4D. Arabic Poetry, Europe, and Orientalism

Chair: Abdulla Al-Dabbagh, United Arab Emirates University

“Same-Sex Love between Women in Medieval Arabic Literature”

Sahar Amer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“Muhammad Zafzaf, Latin America, and the Politics of Literacy”

Samuel England, University of California, Berkeley

“East of the Mediterranean: The Positive Achievement of Victorian Orientalism

Abdulla Al-Dabbagh

 

4E. Mediterranean Cultural Studies I

Chair: Susan L. Rosenstreich, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York

“Transition of a Port City: From Ottoman to French-Mandate Beirut”

Pelin Kihtir Öztürk, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“From the Lost Tribe to the Smallest Ally: An Outline of the History of the Little-Known Assyrian Christians during and after WW I”

Bulent Ozdemir, Balikesir University, Balikesir, Turkey

“New Settlements during Fascist Regime(s): From an Economical Need to a Strategic Instrument of Propaganda”

Romeo Carabelli, University of Tours, France

 

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

 

Friday 11:15 – 1:15

 

5A. Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Space: Discourse and Realities

Chair: Nursin Atesoglu Guney, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

“The Alliance of Civilizations: The Meaning of Cultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean”

Cumhur Mumcu, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

“The Fostering of a Euro-Mediterranean Entity as a Prelude for Dialogue”

Thomas Demmelhuber, University of Erlangen, Germany

“Recent Security Initiatives of the EU and NATO in the Mediterranean: The Western Stand”

Nursin Atesoglu Guney

“EU-NATO Security Strategies: The Main Challenges Facing the West in Mediterranean Security”

Visne Korkmaz, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

5B. Mediterranean Subjects and Objects in Twentieth-Century Spain

Chair: Nina Molinaro, University of Colorado at Boulder

“Reading Lesbian Desire in Julia and El amor es un juego solitario

Dolores Martín-Armas, SUNY, Potsdam

Buñuel, Dalí, and the Object of Decay”

Juli Highfill, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

“Watching, Wanting, and the Gen X Soundtrack of Gabriela Bustelo’s Veo Veo

Nina Molinaro  

“The Other Side of the Mediterranean: The Question of Landscape in Xurxo Lobato’s Photography”

Patricia Keller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

5C. Film, Photography, and Cultural Studies

Chair: Paula Soares, Universidade de Évora

“Performing the City, Performing Spain: Acciones culturales en la vanguardia histórica española”

Maria Soledad Fernandez Utrera, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

“Tropes of the Sea: The Mediterranean as Cinematic Sign of Liminality and Difference”

Phillip Drummond, New York University in London, UK

 

5D. A Bridge to the 21st Century: Italian Writers from the 1950s to Today

Chair: Giose Rimanelli, State University of New York at Albany

“Americani sullo schermo italiano: ‘Arrivano i nostri,’ il boogie woogie e ‘tu vuò fa l’americano”

Antonio Vitti, Wake Forest University, North Carolina

“The Poetic and Narrative Works of Paolo Volponi: An Account of Post-war Italian Society”

Joseph Perricone, Fordham University, New York

“Rhyme and Meter in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Dialect Poetry”

Luigi Bonaffini, Brooklyn College, New York

“The Medieval World in an Italian Writer’s Work Written in the US: Giose Rimanelli’s Accademia

Sheryl Lyn Postman, University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

5E. Medieval History II

Chair: Clara Estow, University of Massachusetts Boston

“Sisterhood and Sainthood: The Daughters of King Sancho I of Portugal”

Ronald Surtz, Princeton University, New Jersey

“Portugal: The View from the Court of Fernando III of Castile”

Bernard F. Reilly, Villanova University, Pennsylvania

“Religious Piety or Social Distinction: Patrician Patronage of the Dominican Convent of Santa Catalina in Thirteenth-Century Barcelona”

Antonio M. Zaldivar, Princeton University, New Jersey

“In Gold We Trust: Notes on the Gold Trade in Medieval Iberia”

Clara Estow

 

1:15 – 3:00 Lunch (on your own)

 

Friday 3:00 – 5:00

 

6A. Hispanic Studies and the Mediterranean II

Chair: Roxana Recio, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

“La Suerte de Jorge Manrique en Alemán”

Charlotte Frei, Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany

El lazarillo de ciegos caminantes y sus relaciones con la narrativa bufonesca del Mediterráneo”

Enrique Rodrigo, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

“Costana y el amor a lo Petrarca: una poética desarollada del Mediterráneo”

Josefa Conde de Lindquist, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“María de Aragón, Isabel de Portugal e Isabel de Castilla: Un estandarte en defensa de las mujeres en la tardía Edad Media”

Jaime Leaños, University of Nevada-Reno

 

6B. Contemporary Mediterranean Issues

Chair: John Naylon, Keele University, UK

“Confetti of Empire: Gibraltar, a British Colony in the Mediterranean”

John Naylon

“Forms of Mediterranean resistance against the Atlantic Imperialism”

Elina (Carmelina) Gugliuzzo, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy

“‘A British Jihadist’: Co-existence and Muslim Radicalism”

Amikam Nachmani, Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel

 

6C. Architecture and Art

Chair: Memory Holloway, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

“Roman Period Theater Construction in Sicily: A Theoretical Approach Based on Fernand Braudel’s ‘Three Planes of Historical Time’”

Zeynep Akture, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey

“The Poetics of Rupture, Oblivion and Remembrance: Connecting Past and Present in Nicosia, Cyprus”

Suna Guven, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“Time Traveling and Visions of the Future: Pan-Antropos Path”

Paula Soares, Universidade de Évora

 

6D. Lusophone Literature and Culture

Chair: Ana Luísa Vilela, Universidade de Évora

“O mar como metáfora do espaço criativo na poesia portuguesa contemporânea”

Maria Cristina Firmino Santos, Universidade de Évora

“O sujeito da História também rediscute o discurso mítico e o discurso poético nas literaturas portuguesa e brasileira”

Mônica de Souza Lopes, Faculdade de Artes do Paraná, Brazil

“Presence of the Sacred Bull, Seen through Two Divergent Aspects”

Antonieta Costa, Universidade do Minho, Braga

 

6E. Music History II

Chair: Nermin Kaygusuz, State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

“‘Fasil’ in Turkish Music”

Şerife Güvençoğlu, State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

“The Musical Notation of Hamparsum Limonciyan as Introduced to Turkish Music in the First Quarter of the Nineteenth Century”

Gulay Karamahmutoglu, State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

“The Meşk Method in Turkish Music Education”

Nermin Kaygusuz

“La soirée du Henné dans la tradition turque”

Fulsun Komutan, State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

“The Educational System and Institutions in the Ottoman Empire”

Zeynep Barut, State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

 

Saturday, June 2, 9:00 – 11:00

 

7A. Late Medieval & Renaissance Literature

Chair: Robert G. Collmer, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

“Rodrigo Cota: A Case of Converso Poetics?”

Amy Aronson-Friedman, Valdosta State University, Georgia

“In Search of Constantinople: The Mediterranean Adventures of Tirant lo Blanc”

Montserrat Piera, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“Motherhood and Ritual Murder in Spain: The Case of El Santo Niño de la Guardia”

Barbara F. Weissberger, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

“John Donne: His Spanish Connections”

Robert G. Collmer, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

 

7B. Portuguese History II

Chair: Francis Dutra, University of California at Santa Barbara

“Knights, Squires and Foot Soldiers—With Reference to the 16th-Century Military Revolution in Portugal”

Pedro de Brito, Porto

Commendas da Ordem do Hospital em Portugal e no Sul de Itália: Fontes documentais e enquadramentos metodológicos

Paula Pinto Costa, Universidade do Porto

“Populações vulneráveis: histórias de vidas na Misericórdia de Évora—sécs XVII-XVIII”

Rute Pardal, Universidade de Évora

 

7C. Art History II

Chair: Gilbert Fernandez, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville

“Tales of the Great Mosque of Cordoba”

Jennifer Roberson, Minnesota State University, Moorhead

“The Late Medieval Allegory of Justice from Monsaraz

Luís Urbano Afonso, Universidade de Lisboa

“Ottoman Carpets in Holland: From Baroque Painting to the Industrial Revolution”

Gulgun Yilmaz, University of Thrace, Edime, Turkey

 

7D. Early Modern English Drama II

Chair: Susan O. Shapiro, University of Kansas, Lawrence

“Portia: Conniving or Evolving”

Elizabeth Acosta, University of Texas at El Paso

“Host and Hostage: Caliban, Prospero and The Tempest’s Hostil/pitality

David Ruiter, University of Texas at El Paso

“Visible Whispering, Audible Shouts, Enacted Signs: The Making of Meaning in Macbeth

Richard Raspa, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

“Wherefore Verona in Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona?”

David M. Bergeron, University of Kansas, Lawrence

 

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

 

Saturday 11:15 – 1:15

 

8A. Mediterranean Cultural Studies II

Chair: Sheila Pelizzon, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“Marginalized in the Mediterranean: The Lack of an African Presence in Mediterranean and Ottoman Economic History”

Sheila Pelizzon

“Mediterranean Studies: Cui Bono?”

Eyup Ozveren, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“From Prospective-Turks to Pseudo-Citizens: Kurds and Citizenship in Turkey”

Mesut Yegen, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

“Mediterranean Landscapes along Waterways: The Challenge of Heritage, Territory, and History”

Laura Verdelli, University of Tours, France

 

8B. Modern Literature and Theater

Chair: Ricardo Bigi de Aquino, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Telling stories of culture through literature: D. H. Lawrence and the Mediterranean”

Ana Clara Birrento, Universidade de Évora

“Venting the Malaise of Contemporary Life: Young Voices in Portuguese Theater”

Ricardo Bigi de Aquino

“Análise sociológico-literária de três peças de Jorge Andrade”

Rosemari Bendlin Calzavara, Universidade Norte do Paraná, Brazil

 

8C. Art History III

Chair: M. Rebecca Leuchak, Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island

Gaela Erwin: ‘Saintly’ Self-Portraits”

Dorothy Joiner, LaGrange College, Georgia

“Low Objects and Dead Things: Picasso and the Still Life of War”

Memory Holloway, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

“‘But, Lady, Since I Drank of Thee, I Never Have been Sated’: On Love Pots and Love Poems in Medieval Rhodes”

Cristina Stancioiu, University of California at Los Angeles

 

8D. Lusophone Literature

Chair: Maria Cristina Firmino Santos, Universidade de Évora

Liber Pater: O Louvor de Baco da Antigüidade Greco-Latina ao Renascimento Luso-Italiano”

Luiza Nóbrega, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“Dido, Senhora do Mediterrâneo”

Elisa Nunes Esteves, Universidade de Évora

“‘Este luminoso e magnífico céu azul’: reflexões queirosianas sobre o clima meridional”

Ana Luísa Vilela, Universidade de Évora

 

8E. Modern Portugal and Spain

Chair: Gilbert Fernandez, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville

Humanism and Physics in Ortega y Gasset, a Quantum Leap?”

Joseph A. Agee, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia

“Portuguese Economy and Foreign Policy Confronting Middle Eastern Crises: From 1956 to 1973”

Fernando Martins, Universidade de Évora

“Ageing in Portugal: An Overview”

António M. Fonseca, Catholic University of Portugal, Porto

 

1:15 – 3:00 Lunch (on your own)

 

Saturday 3:00 – 5:00

 

9A. Medieval Studies

Chair: James F. Powers, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts

“All Choked Up: The Portrayal of Asphyxiophila (Strangulation to Achieve Orgasm) in Twelfth-Century Iberian Church Scripture”

Glenn Olsen, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

“Sex and the Foreign Ambassador: Gendering Diplomatic History and Other Challenges to Traditional Studies”

Lorraine Attreed, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Finance and Preparation of Royal Reception Ceremonies: Reconsiderations of Models of Hegemony

Luis X. Morera, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

 

9B. Italian Cultural Studies

Chair: Antonieta Costa, Universidade do Minho, Braga

“The Inferiority of the Mediterranean Race in Italian Positivist Anthropology at the Turn of the Century”

Tulio Pagano, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

“And the Journey Never Ended: Notes from the Italian Transoceanic Emigration”

Sebastiano Marco Ciccio, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy

“Genoa, the G8 and Globalization”

Vincenzo Binetti, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

9C. Music and Dance History

Chair: Juan La Manna, State University of New York, Oswego

“Claude Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune: Sensuality and Innovation”

Juan La Manna

Nijinksy’s ‘Faun’: Tracing His Madness”

Ligia Ravenna Pinheiro, Wittenberg University, Ohio

 

9D. Ancient Greece and Rome

Chair: Christos E. Evangeliou, Towson University, Maryland

“Poetic Inspiration in Ancient Greek Poetry”

Catherine Collobert, University of Ottawa, Canada

“Odysseus as Hellenic Cultural Hero”

Christos E. Evangeliou

Hypermestra as Seen by Ovid in Heroides 14”

Vaios Vaiopoulos, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece

 

Saturday 5:30

Closing reception sponsored by MSA , Jardim do Paço, Palácio das Cinco Quinas