1. Italy and the Mediterranean in the Early Modern Period

Chair:

  1. David D’Andrea, Oklahoma State University, "Information and Incorporation: The Venetian Integration of its Subject Cities into the Mediterranean World"
  2. Eric Dursteler, Brigham Young University, "Power and Information: The Venetian Postal System in the Mediterranean, 1573-1645"
  3. Francesca Trivellato, Brown University, " Italian Merchants of Lisbon and the Sephardi Diaspora in the 17th and 18th Centuries: A Mediterranean liaison?"

    2. Les Portugais en Mediterranee: Echanges et réseaux, XVe-XVIIIe siècles

    Chair: Michèle Janin-Thivos, TELEMMe, Aix-en-Provence

    1. Jacques Paviot, Université de Paris IV, "Les Portugais et la Ligurie à la fin du Moyen-Age"
    2. Michèle Janin-Thivos, "Une maison de commerce portugaise à Marseille (1694-1704)"
    3. Samuel Fettah, TELEMMe, Aix-en-Provence, "Les juifs portugais de Livourne en Méditerranée; XVIe—XVIIIe siècles"

    3. Les échanges culturels du Portugal et de la France XIVe-XVIIIe siècles

    Chair: Michèle Janin-Thivos, TELEMMe, Aix-en- Provence

    1. Patricia Aubanel, Aix-en-Provence, "Les artistes français et la Renaissance portugaise, XVe-XVIe siècles"
    2. Stephane Boisselier, Université de Tours, "Les influences étrangères dans l’hagionymie médiévale du Midi portugais"
    3. Jacques Marcade, Université de Poitiers, "L’Eglise en France et au Portugal aux Temps Modernes: influences réciproques"

      4. Art History I

      Chair: Liana de Girolami Cheney, University of Massachusetts Lowell

      1. John Hendrix, Cornell University, "Platonic Geometries of Cézanne"
      2. Alicia Craig Faxon, Simmons College, "Cézanne, Aix, and the Classical Tradition of the Bathers"
      3. Beth S. Gersh-Nesic, Purchase College, "‘Cézannisme’ and ‘Cézannismes’: Examining the Literature of Cubism"

        5. Art History II

        Chair: Barbara J. Watts, Florida International University

        1. Liana de Girolami Cheney, University of Massachusetts Lowell, "The Impact of Rome in Aix-en-Provence"
        2. Katherine R. S. Abbott, Middlebury College, "Neither Queens Nor Courtesans: Portraits of Women in Late Fifteenth-Century Venice"
        3. Kathleen Russo, Florida Atlantic University, "Zola, Provence, and Late Nineteenth-Century Art"
        4. Kirsten A. Hoving, Middlebury College, "Picasso’s Murals of War and Peace in Vallauris"

        6. Art History Session III

        Chair: Alicia Craig Faxon, Simmons College

        1. Tina Waldeier Bizzarro, Rosemont College, "Delacroix to the Rescue: Lithographs and the Reproduction of Medieval Architecture"
        2. Memory Holloway, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, "Obsessive Explorations: Representations of the Body in Ingres and Cézanne"
        3. Daniel R. Guernsey, Florida International University, "James Barry and the Orphic Vision of Progress in Eighteenth-Century England"

          7. Art History Session IV

          Chair: Liana de Girolami Cheney, University of Massachusetts Lowell

          1. Christopher Fulton, University of Louisville, "The Model of Youth: Adolescent Figures in Renaissance Art"
          2. Barbara J. Watts, Florida International University, "Despair and Hope in Michelangelo’s Heaven"
          3. Kimberlee A. Cloutier-Blazzard, University of Massachusetts Lowell, "Jan Steen and the ‘Socratic Style’: A New Interpretation of The Burgher of Delft"

            8. Music and Dance

            Chair: J. Bunker Clark, University of Kansas

            1. Ligia R. Pinheiro, Wittenberg University, "From the Court of Louis XIV to the World: Baroque Dance Notation"
            2. Greta Olson, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, "Musical Instruments and Devotional Music in 17th Century Valencia"
            3. Alexandra Mascolo David, Central Michigan University, " French Impressionistic Influences in António de Lima Fragoso’s ‘Petite Suite’ for Piano"
            4. Juan Francisco La Manna, State University of New York, Oswego, "Cante jondo and the music of Isaac Albéniz"

            9. Crisis, Change, and Survival of Southern European Communist Parties

            Chairs: Joan Botella, Universidad Autónoma, Barcelona, Spain, and Luis Ramiro, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

          4. Stathis Kalyvas, University of Chicago, and Nikos Marantzidis, University of Macedonia, Greece, "The Two Paths of the Greek Communist Movement (1985-2000)"
          5. Carlo Baccetti, Dipartamento di Scienza politica e sociologica (DISPO), Florence, Italy, "Communist Parties in Italy after PCI: The Partito della rifondazione communista (PRC) and the Partito dei communisti italiani (PdCI)"
          6. Anna Bosco, Università di Trieste, Italy, "Adagio molto: The Slow Change of the Portuguese Communist Party"
          7. Joan Botella, "Constraints, Contradictions and Crises: The Recent Evolution of Spanish Communists"
          8. François Platone, CEVIPOF, CNRS, Paris (delivered by Catherine Leclerc, Université de Paris X), "The Recent Evolutions of PCF"

            10. "Do You Eat this Gold": Imperial Cuisine in the Atlantic World

            Chair: Eyda M. Merediz, University of Maryland

            1. Clara Estow, University of Massachusetts Boston, "The Lure of Gold: European Adventures from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic"
            2. Eyda M. Merediz, "Mapping the Geography of Gold: French Settlers in the Unfortunate Islands"
            3. Phyllis Peres, University of Maryland, "Como era gostoso o meu frances: Cannibalism and National Identities"

            11. Medieval and Early Modern Portugal

            Chair: Francis A. Dutra, University of California, Santa Barbara

            1. José M. Valente, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Friend or Foe? King Dinis of Portugal and his Policy toward the Templars"
            2. Francis A. Dutra, "Foreigners and the Order of Santiago, 1641-1750"
            3. Thomas T. Orum, Bowie State University, "The Mazagão Evacuation: A Demographic Examination of the Last Portuguese Praça in Morocco"

              12. Women’s Political and Social Participation in Contemporary Southern Europe

              [Saturday]

              Chair: Michael Baum, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

            4. Celia Valiente, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, "Searching for Gender Equality in Political Representation: The Parity Movement in Current Spain"
            5. Michael Baum, "Women’s Political and Economic Participation in Portugal since 1975: Successes and Obstacles"
            6. Kari Melum, University of Tromsø, Norway, "Institutional Variables Affecting Female Representation in National Legislatures: The Case of Italy"
            7. Laura Morales Diez de Ulzurum, Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Ciencias Sociales, Instituto Juan March de Estudios e Investigaciones, Madrid, Spain, "The Gender Gap in Political Participation in Spain (1980-2000): A Generational Approach"

              Discussant: Michael Baum

              13. Paul Valéry et la Méditerranée

              Chair: Hélène M. Julien, Colgate University

            8. Anne Mairesse, University of San Francisco, "Pour quelque héros méditerranéen … de retour de Hollande"
            9. Suzanne Guerlac, University of California, Berkeley, "Le ‘dispositif de la mer’ chez Valéry"
            10. Elisabeth A. Howe, Assumption College, "La Mer chez Valéry"

            14. Shakespeare and the Mediterranean

            Chair:

            1. David Bergeron, University of Kansas, "Absent Fathers in Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well"
            2. Susan O. Shapiro, Xavier University, "The Unstable House: Shakespeare’s Venice and the Phenomenology of Place"
            3. Diana E. Henderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Much Ado about Messina: Noting History (or not) in Shakespeare’s Comedy"

              15. The Mediterranean in Perspective

              Chair:

              1. Maria Lúcia Bastos Kern, Pontíficia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, "Art et Idéologie: Le Méditerranisme de Torres-Garcia"
              2. Arno Alvarez Kern, Pontíficia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, "Rapports ethniques et échanges culturels: L’Archéologie historique des sites de la Sicile"
              3. Ruth M. Chittó Gauer, Pontíficia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, "Culturas Mediterrânicas entre o mito e a História"

                16. Cross-Cultural Currents: Brazil under a European Lens

                Chair:

                1. Angela Sales Cúrcio, Universidade Federal de Belo Horizonte, Brazil, "O Universo Barroco no Contexto Cultural do Brasil Colônia"
                2. M. de Lourdes Soares M. Ramalho, Elos Internacional da Comunidade Lusíada, Brazil, "Arcadismo—Lirismo e Epopéia—as sementes do nacionalismo literário Brasileiro"
                3. Antônio Carlos Amâncio da Silva, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, "Imagens exóticas no suor dos trópicos: A presença dos franceses no universo audiovisual brasileiro"
                4. Hélio R. S. Silva, Pontíficia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, "Une identité par antithèse"

                  17. Medieval Literature in France and Italy

                  Chair: Guy Mermier, University of Michigan

                  1. Susan L. Rosenstreich, Dowling College, "Things that Sparkle, Things that Shine: The Quality of Light and the Quality of Morality in La Chanson de Roland"
                  2. Anne Berthelot, University of Connecticut, "Dans quelle mesure la Méditerranée figure-t-elle dans l’imaginaire des romans arthuriens, comment l’espace méditerranéen vient-il parfois compléter l’espace breton et en confirmer en quelque sorte la légitimité?"
                  3. Jean Lacroix, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, "Dante, Boccace et Pétrarque das la lumière de la Provence paysages naturels, paysages culturels"
                  4. Dick Raspa, Wayne State University, "Provençal Courtesy in Dante’s Divine Comedy"

                  18. Literary Perceptions in English of the South of France

                  Chair: Judy Schaaf, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

                  1. William Baker, Northern Illinois University, "Graham Green and the South of France"
                  2. Peter Buitenhuis, Simon Fraser University, Canada, "From Impressionism to Intertextuality: Ford Madox Ford’s Provence
                  3. Kenneth Womack, Penn State Altoona, "Levinasian Notions of Alterity and the Ethics of Place in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End"
                  4. Andrew Hook, University of Glasgow, Scotland, "Scott Fitzgerald in Provence"

                  19. Twice-Told Tales

                  Chair:

                  1. M.-Ana Börger-Greco, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, "El sombrero de tres picos: Does the Ballet Tell the Story?"
                  2. Dorothy Louise, Franklin and Marshall College, "Transformations and Enchantments in Cymbeline and The Winter’s Tale"
                  3. Christine Gaudry-Hudson, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, "‘Raising Cane’: A Feminist Rewriting of Joseph Zobel’s Novel in the Film Sugar Cane Alley"

                    20. The Colonna and the Orsini: Forging Familial Identities in Renaissance Rome

                    Chair: Ria Mairead O’Foghludha, Whittier College

                  4. Kristin Andrean Triff, Trinity College, "Nicholas III and the Foundations of Orsini Patronage"
                  5. Brian A. Curran, Pennsylvania State University, "Prince, Priest, and Pharaoh: Archaeology and the Fashioning of Identity in the Missal of Cardinal Pompeo Colonna"
                  6. Marjorie Och, Mary Washington College, "A Colonna Project for the Quirinale"

                  21. Provençal Troubadours

                  [Thursday afternoon]

                  Chair:

                  1. Kathryn Klingebiel, University of Hawai at Manoa, "A la recherche des troubadours perdus: le contexte méditerranéen"
                  2. Georges Peyrebrune, "Pourquoi les contemporains de Giraut de Bornelh lui ont-ils décerné le titre de ‘Maître des Troubadours’? Réponse sous trois aspects dans le temps".
                  3. Guy Mermier, University of Michigan, "The Genre Alba: A Survey of its Possible Sources, of its Structure and the Importance of the Notion of Time"

                    22. The Contemporary Mediterranean

                    Chair:

                    1. John Naylon, Keele University, England, "The Mediterranean Development Axis in Spain: Strengths and Weaknesses"
                    2. Angel Felices Largos, University of Granada, Spain, "Cultural Differences in Business Behavior: Spanish versus Anglo-Saxon Stereotypes"
                    3. Moyra Byrne, Washington, DC, "A Modernized Backward South: Experiences and Fancies in Italy"

                    23. Modern Culture and Society

                    Chair:

                    1. Michael Seidman, University North Carolina–Wilmington, "The Unemployed Workers’ Movement in Paris, 1929-1934"
                    2. William Bestor, Linfield College, "The Psychological Interiors of Rural Portuguese Families"
                    3. Cláudia de Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, "A Brazilian Aesthetic in Pictures: The Representation of an Early 20th Century Bourgeois Culture"
                    4. Julião Soares Sousa, University of Roskilde, Denmark, "Amílcar Cabral: Uma Crise de Lideranca em Tempo de Guerra"

                      24. Vaudois / Waldensians & the Lands and Cities of Provence

                      Chair:

                      1. Jean-Marc Pastre, Université de Rouen, "La Provence et les Maures dans le Willehelm de Wolfram d’Eschenbach"
                      2. Celine Borello, Université de Provence, MMSH, "Y a-t-il un héritage vaudois chez les protestants de Provence au XVII
                      3. Gabriel Audisio, Université de Provence, MMSH, "Le Vaudois ou une autre conception de l’espace (XVe–XVI e siècles)

                      25. Culture and Provence

                      Chair:

                      1. Victoria Enders, Northern Arizona University, "‘La Bien Plantada’: Icon for a Mediterranean Culture"
                      2. Petra M. Bagley, University of Central Lancashire, England, "The Lure of the Provence for the Artist: A Germanic Perspective"
                      3. Hélène M. Julien, Colgate University, "Devenir soi-même en terre étrangère: Marie Bashkirtseff à Nice"

                        26. Mediterranean Lands and Islands in Ethnographic, Literary, and Cultural Perspective

                        Chair: Elizabeth Mathias, St. John’s University

                      4. Elizabeth Mathias, "Cows, Convicts, and Islands: Departure and Inter-species Imagery in D. H. Lawrence’s Sardinia"
                      5. Anna L. Chairetakis, Association for Cultural Equity, New York, "Mediterranean Microcosms: Paradigms of Shepherd Life in Lower Campania"
                      6. Margarita Vallejo Girvés, Universidad de Alcalà de Henares, Spain, "Les Îles de la Méditerranée comme lieu d’exil pendant l’époque romaine et l’antiquité tardive"

                        27. Literature I

                        Chair: Cleveland Johnson, Spelman College

                        1. Robert C. Spires, University of Kansas, "From the Golden Age to the Information Age: Paloma Díaz Mas’s El sueño de Venecia"
                        2. Scott Dale, Marquette University, "Gazel Ben-Aly: Cadalso’s Fictitious Moroccan Traveler in Late 18th-Century Spain: An Analysis of the Foreigner’s Cultural Perspectives of Spain in the Epistolary Novel, Cartas Marruecas (1774)"
                        3. Isabel de Sena, Sarah Lawrence College, "The Geography of Anxiety: Pero Tafur’s Andanças e viajes"
                        4. Dana Stevens, University of California, Berkeley, "‘Embark, Philosophers!’: Fernando Pessoa’s Singularly Mad Vision of Portugal’s Role in Modernity"

                          28. Literature II

                          Chair:

                          1. Maria Ascenção Ferreira Apolonia, Universidade São Marcos, Brazil, "Le Mythe Sébastianiste dans la ‘Literatura de Cordel’: Révision Historique de la Saga de Canudos"
                          2. Kenneth A. Stackhouse, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Portugal e Castela Celebram nos Teatros de Madri a Victória de Dom Fadrique de Toledo na Bahia contra os Holandeses"
                          3. Celina Fontenele Garcia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, "Pedro Nava: A Medicina e Os Lusíadas"
                          4. Odalice de Castro e Silva, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, "Pour ‘Sevillizer’ le monde ou une lecture de l’espace esthétique entre deux cultures faite par le poète João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920-1999)"

                            29. History I

                            Chair:

                            1. William Farrand, University of Michigan, "Comments on the Origins of Marseilles: Environment and Archaeology"
                            2. Joan Dusa, Los Angeles, "Trade and Mining in the Angevin Hungarian Empire"
                            3. Daniel Williman, Binghamton University, "The Pirates and the Sovereigns, 1357"

                            30. History II

                            Chair:

                            1. Karen Corsano, Harvard University, "Thibaud de Castillon, Bishop of Lisbon, 1348-1356"
                            2. Lorraine Attreed, College of the Holy Cross, "Bastides and Bastidors: New Towns and their Builders in Medieval Britain and Gascony"
                            3. Fatima Regina Fernandes, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, "A linhagem dos Pereira em Portugal no século XIV: um estudo prosopográfico"
                            4. Josè, M. Martìnez Torrejón, Queens College, City University of New York, "Images of a King: Dom Sebastian and Al-Ksar-Quibir in Contemporaneous Literature and Early Historiography"

                              31. History III

                              Chair: JoAnn McNamara, Hunter College

                              1. James F. Powers, College of the Holy Cross, "Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel and Its Curious Tenth-Century Addition to the Beatus Commentary"
                              2. Glenn W. Olsen, University of Utah, "Sex and the Romanesque in Occitania-Provence"
                              3. Stephan Halikowski Smith, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, "Herbal Confusions: The Spanish-Provençal Secreta Secretorum, and Levantine Trade, Pilgrimage and Travel"

                                32. History IV

                                Chair:

                                1. Pedro de Brito, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, "The Severins (Séverins) and the Tibaus (Thibaults): French Emigrant Families in the Lisbon of the Discoveries"
                                2. Matthew Vester, West Virginia University, "The Fragmentation of Local Political Interests in the Maritime Alps: Viozena, 1560-1580"
                                3. Beatriz H. Domingues, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil, "Enlightenment, Catholicism, and Modernity in Spain and New Spain: The Persistence of the Thomist Tradition"

                                  33. History V

                                  Chair: Paul S. Vickery, Oral Roberts University

                                  1. George Huppert, University of Illinois at Chicago, "French Explorers in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Mid-Sixteenth Century"
                                  2. Svetoslav Stefanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria, "The Clash of Civilizations in the Mediterranean 15th–17th century: The Ottoman Worldview"
                                  3. Robert G. Collmer, Baylor University, "Memories of the 1596 asalto inglés on Cádiz"

                                  34. History VI

                                  Chair:

                                  1. Paul. S. Vickery, Oral Roberts University, "Francisco de Vitoria, the Salamancan School, and Their Influence upon Alonso de la Veracruz and Bartolomé de las Casas"
                                  2. Shankar Raman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Art, Cartography, and Trade in the Dutch Golden Age"
                                  3. Virginia Meacham Gould, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, "‘Fervent like Angels’: The Influence of French Missionaries upon Afro-Creole Women in New Orleans, 1727-1852"

                                    35. Mysticism, Poetics, and Encounters with the Other

                                    Chair: Dalia de Sousa Sheppard, Spelman College

                                    1. Madeleine Jeay, McMaster University, Canada, "Douceline de Digne: De l’usage politique de l’extase mystique"
                                    2. M. Angélica Lopes, University of South Carolina, "Testament Topos in Six Diverse Poems"
                                    3. Charles Borges, S.J., Loyola College, Baltimore, "Imposing their Viewpoints on the Other: Jesuits (and other Religious) from the Mediterranean in Action in India during the 16th–18th Centuries"
                                    4. David E. Johnson, State University of New York at Buffalo, "Talking to the Other"

                                    36. Theater

                                    Chair:

                                    1. Heloisa de Toledo Machado, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, "A Teatralização de O Banquete de Mário de Andrade"
                                    2. Ricardo Bigi de Aquino, Univeridade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil, "Greatness in Oblivion: Jean Anouilh and the Contemporary French Theatre""
                                    3. Margarita Vargas, University of Buffalo, "Pirandello in the Caribbean"

                                    37. Ancient Greece

                                    Chair:

                                    1. Alvin C. Kibel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Value-Theory and Attic Theater"
                                    2. Christos Evangeliou, Towson State University, "Nietzsche on Tragedy"
                                    3. Fernanda Maria Abreu Coutinho, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, "Lembranças do país de Pampérigouste: as cartas do moinho"
                                    4. Christopher Bakken, Allegheny College, "The Poet, After Greece"