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Titre:
Venus and the Venereal
Quand:
25.04.2008 - 26.04.2008 12.00 h - 22.30 h
Où:
Binghamton University - Binghamton (NY)
Catégorie:
Colloques, journées d'études

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Information proposée par Jacques Elfassi

Colloque international

VENUS AND THE VENEREAL :

Interpretations and Representations from Late Antiquity through the Eighteenth Century

April 25-26, 2008


Programme

FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2008

12:00 – 1:45: Registration and Buffet Lunch

1:45 – 2:00: Welcome and Opening Address

2:00 – 3:15
Form and Formlessness: Aphrodite as Evolving Goddess
1.  Did it Take Time to Create Aphrodite? (E.F. BEALL, independent scholar)
2.  Aphrodite: Warrior Princess (STEPHANIE LYNN BUDIN, Rutgers University, Camden)
3.  Aphrodite: The Goddess of Appearances (VERED LEV KENAAN, University of Haifa)

3:15 – 3:30: Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:45
Venus in Disguise: Transformer and Transformed
1.  Planet Venus, Queen? of the Heavens: Ancient Gender-Bending in the Stars (VALENTINA DENARDIS, St. Joseph’s University)
2.  Venus Optima Maxima (KAREN K. HERSCH, Temple University)
3.  Unbless this Union: Venus in Valerius Flaccus’ Arg. II (MARTHA A. DAVIS, Temple University)

4:45 – 5:00: Coffee Break

5:00 – 6:15
Situated Readings: Aphrodite/Venus in Ancient (Con)Texts
1.  A Goddess at the Helm: Maritime Aphrodite and her Social Persona (ANDREW SCHOLTZ, Binghamton University)
2.  Reception of Aphrodite in Hellenistic Epigram (MARIA KANELLOU, University College London)
3.  Imperial Venus in Apuleius and Ausonius (SONIA SABNIS, Reed College)

6:15 – 6:30: Coffee Break

6:30 – 7:45
Situated Readings: Venus in Medieval (Con)Texts—France, England, and Spain
1.  ‘The Work of Venus’: Artists’ Readings of the Roman de la Rose (MERADITH MCMUNN, Rhode Island College)
2.  Chaucer’s Temple of Venus, A New Image for the Memory-House (TERESA RUSSO, University of Toronto)
3.  Venus’s Handiwork: Desire and Melibea’s Misogamy in Fernando de Rojas’s ‘Tragicomedia’ (alias ‘Celestina’) (PETER COCOZZELLA, Binghamton University)

8:30 – 10:30: Dinner at Number 5 Restaurant (transportation will be available)


SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2008

7:30 – 8:30: Continental Breakfast and Book/CD Display

8:30 – 9:45
Situated Readings: Venus in Early Modern (Con)Texts—England and Italy
1.  Shakespeare’s Jilted Lover: Love Denied in Venus and Adonis (DAVID DEMAR, SUNY New Paltz)
2.  ‘Leave me, and then the story aptly ends’: Ovidian Episodes and Interpretative Frustrations in Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis (PETER LATKA, University of Toronto)
3.  The Persuasive Function of ‘Venus’s Epilogue’ in Tasso’s Aminta (GIAN GIACOMO COLLI, Franklin and Marshall College)

9:45 – 10:00: Coffee Break and Book/CD Display

10:00 – 11:15
Situated Readings: Venus in the Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Palace
1.  Venus Mediatrix: Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ and Social Theory (CHARLES BURROUGHS, Case Western Reserve University)
2.  Omnia Vincit Amor: The Lyrical Realm of Michelangelo’s ‘Venus and Cupid’ in the Palace of Bartolomeo Bettini in Florence (REBECCA COMPTON, University of California, Berkeley)
3.  Venus Exposed: Female Nudity in Rome’s Papal Collections (SADIE PICKUP, University of Oxford)

11:15 – 11:30: Coffee Break and Book/CD Display

11:30 – 12:30
Plenary Speaker:  GUIDO RUGGIERO, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
MACHIAVELLI AND VENUS: THE VENEREAL STRATEGIES OF AN AGING LOVER

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch and Book/CD Display

1:30 – 2:30
Venus: Latin and Vernacular Dualities and Doublings
1.  Medieval Marriage and the Two Venuses (TRACY ADAMS, University of Auckland)
2.  ‘Cestus’: The Belt of Venus in Neo-Latin Poetry and Mythography (JOHN NASSICHUK, University of Western Ontario)

2:30 – 2:45: Coffee Break and Book/CD Display
 

2:45 – 4:00
Venus and Affect in Early Modern French Literature
1.  Venus Up-Ended: Brantôme’s Erotic Old Dame Galante (DORA E. POLACHEK, Binghamton University)
2.  From the Visual to the Concrete: Venus as Metaphor in Racine’s Phèdre (SANDRO 
STICCA, Binghamton University)
3.  Vénus en deuil à la Renaissance: Vénus adonine et Astarté (CÉLINE BOHNERT, Université de Marne-la-Vallée)

4:00 – 4:15: Coffee Break and Book/CD Display

4:15 – 5:30
Venus and the Erotics of Representation
1.  The Unseen Caller in Titian’s ‘Venus of Urbino’ (LYNETTE BOSCH, SUNY Geneseo)
2.  Bronzino’s London ‘Venus’: A Lesson in Illicit Love (EDWARD OLSZEWSKI, Case Western Reserve University)
3.  Playful Aphrodite, Serious Venus: ‘The Feast of Venus’ of Peter Paul Rubens Reconsidered (MARIE GERAERTS, Free University of Brussels)

5:30 – 5:45: Coffee Break and Book/CD Display

5:45 – 7:00
Venus on the Early Modern Stage
1.  ‘When Beauty arm’d with smiling eyes’:  Didactic Musical Entertainments and the Judgment of Paris Story (AMANDA EUBANKS WINKLER, Syracuse University)
2.  Venus Pocificatrix: English Restoration Opera and the Venereal State (ANDREW R. WALKLING, Binghamton University)
3.  Re-Presenting Vénus:  The Goddess Onstage at the Paris Opéra (ANITA HARDEMAN, University of Western Ontario)

7:00 – 7:15: Break

7:15 – 8:15
Plenary Speaker:  LOUISE K. STEIN, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
VENUS AMIDST THE THORNS: VENEREAL MUSIC AND THE EROTIC POLITICS OF MONARCHY

8:30 – 10:30: Banquet Dinner, Chenango Room (on campus)
The banquet will include a live performance by the MIGNARDA LUTENIST DUO, a professional ensemble presenting sixteenth-century vocal music with venereal themes.

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