Friday, May 13, 2011, 1:30-3:00pm
Presider: Catherine McCurrach, Wayne State University
This session examines the concept of categorization more broadly, through papers that challenge the limits of divisions. It asks, what is to be gained by such categorizations? Can sufficient commonalities be identified to support the divisions as currently applied, and, if so, within what limits and with what caveats?
“Beyond Space and Narrative: Diagrammatic Painting in Fourteenth-Century Italy”
”Can ‘African’ Mean ‘Italian’? Broadening the Historical Boundaries of Early Modern Collecting”