RSA 2017 – IAS Member Presentations Thursday, 30 March – 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

RSA 2017 – IAS Member Presentations
Thursday, 30 March – 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

The Italian Art Society is pleased to support our members that are either presenting papers or participating in panels at the 2017 Renaissance Society of America meeting. Please read on for details provided by our members on the 8:30-10:00 a.m. session offerings for Thursday, 30 March. 

Session: The Architectural Imaginary
Chair: Anna Swartwood House, University of South Carolina
Location:  Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Clark 7

Paper Titles:
Katherine Lynn Brown, Yale University, “Fiction Inside Out: Architectural Cross-Sections and the Literary Imagination in Cervantes’ Don Quijote”

Tamara Morgenstern, Independent Scholar, “Palermo Paradisus Voluptatis: Image, Reality, and Archetypal Urban Space”

Elisa Boeri, Politecnico di Milano, “Utopian models: The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and Lequeu’s Architecture Civile”

David Boffa, Beloit College, “The Digital Imaginary: Recreating the ‘Renaissance’ in the Assassin’s Creed Game Series”


Session: Jesuit Visual Culture I
Organizer: Robert Aleksander Maryks, Boston College
Chair: Alison C. Fleming, Winston-Salem State University 
Location:  Palmer House Hilton, Third Floor, Salon 3 

Paper Titles: 

Rachel Miller, California State University, Sacramento, “Luca Giordano’s St. Francis Baptizing Indians and the Creation of a Neapolitan ‘Indies’”

Andrew Horn, University of Edinburgh, “Andrea Pozzi and the Jesuit ‘Theatres’ of the Seventeenth Century”

Pamela M. Jones, University of Massachusetts Boston, “The Jesuits and the Discalced Carmelites in Goa: Celebrating New Saints 1623-1624″

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