Conference Schedule

(All times are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time)

10:00am – Opening remarks

10:15am – Keynote speech: Larry Norman (University of Chicago), “The Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns, from Renaissance to Romanticism”

Break: 11:15-11:25am

Panel 1: Reception of Ideas

Chair: Jin-Woo Choi (Princeton University, PhD Student, Department of History)

11:25am – Michael Moriarty (Cambridge University), “Defending the Stoics: the Daciers’ Marcus Aurelius”

11:45am – Scott Francis (University of Pennsylvania), “The Stoic Origins of Conciliation: Adiaphora in Erasmus, Marguerite de Navarre, Montaigne, and Castellio”

12:05pm – Daniel Garber (Princeton University), “The Ashes of the Ridiculous Mouse and the Fortunes of Aristotle in Paris”

Respondent: Pierre Force (Columbia University)

Break: 12:45-1:30pm

Panel 2: Reception of Literary Forms

Chair: Whitney Mueller (Princeton University, PhD Student, Department of French & Italian)

1:30pm – Helena Taylor (University of Exeter), “Poetry, Pleasure, and Salon Games in Late Seventeenth-Century France”

1:50pm – Cynthia Nazarian (Northwestern University), “Rabelais’s Unsympathetic Laughter”

2:10pm – David Posner (Loyola University Chicago), “Dead Friends and Tacky Souvenirs: The Fragment and the Sublime in Montaigne’s ‘De la vanité’”

Respondent: Leonard Barkan (Princeton University)

2:50pm – Flora Champy (Princeton University), presentation of Médiations et construction de l’Antiquité dans l’Europe moderne (Littératures classiques, n°101):

Break: 3:15-3:30pm

Panel 3: Reception of Media

Chair: Evan Ditter (Princeton University, PhD Student, Department of French & Italian)

3:30pm – Alan M. Stahl (Princeton University), Exhibition of medals relating to the Académie des Inscriptions

3:45pm – Alan M. Stahl (Princeton University), “The Cabinet des Médailles of Louis XIV and the Use of Ancient Coins in the Design and Decoration of Versailles”

4:05pm – Sylvaine Guyot (New York University), “Bedazzling Scenes, Stage Technology, and the Critique of Representation: Ovidian Scopophilia in Early Modern Parisian Machine Plays”

4:25 – Katie Chenoweth (Princeton University), “Plutarch’s Pharmakon, or, the Deadly Art of Quotation in Montaigne’s Essais.”

Respondent: Carolyn Yerkes (Princeton University)

5:05pm – Concluding remarks

Image: Nicolas Poussin, “Landscape with Diogenes,” 1648, oil on canvas (Louvre, Paris, France)