Memoria: Eighth Annual Symposium in Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Studies
Coral Gables, FL, February 1999
Eighth Annual Symposium in Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Studies "Memoria" 18th -20th February 1999 PROGRAM Thursday, 18th February 1999 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.: Keynote Lecture by Dr. Sara Melzer, UCLA: "The Forgotten History of The Sun King's Colonial Policy in New France: Interracial Mixing and Cultural Identity" at the apartment of Dr. Maryann Barber, Master of Stanford Residential College, 1239 Dickinson Drive. Friday, 19th February 1999 Holiday Inn, University of Miami, 1350 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Granada Room Session I: Musical Memory: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Wolfgang Fuhrmann, International Center of Cultural Studies Vienna, Daughter of Mnemosyne: The Birth of the Musical Work of Art out of the Spirit of Memoria. Stanley Boorman, New York University, Memory and Reading in the Performance of Renaissance Music. Nicholas Schidlovsky, Princeton University, Memoria et Cantus: Early Hymnographic Structures in the Oral Transmission of Medieval Liturgical Monophony. Session II: History and the Refashioning of Memory(1): 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Warren Brown, California Institute of Technology, The Control of Memory as a Tactic in Early Medieval Disputes. David Ross Gerling, Sam Houston State University, Don Juan Manuel's Tractado: Monument and Legal Abstract. Maria de Jesus Cordero, Utah State University, Vivar's Chronicle as a Monument to Empire. Session III: Sacred Memory: 1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. John R. Cole, Bates College, Memory and Forgetfulness in Pascal's Memorial. Michael Mendelson, Lehigh University, Venter animi/distentio animi. Memory and Temporality in Augustine's Confessions. Margaret Lynch, University of Michigan, Reading up the Ladder to God: Notker's Path to Piety. Session IV: Memoirs, Truth and Fiction: 3:15 p.m.- 5:15 p.m. Jane Connolly, University of Miami, Reading a Life: The Memorias of Leonor Lopez de Cordoba. Constance Cartmill, University of Manitoba, Reflections of a Hero: Narrative Ambiguities in the Mimoires of la Rochefoucauld. Leonard Hinds, Indiana University, Charles Sorel's Literary Memorial: Le Tombeau des Romans. Ralph Heyndels, University of Miami, Memory: Racine's Primal Scene of Desire. Concert of Renaissance Singers: 6:30 p. m. followed by reception pool side at the University of Miami, Holiday Inn Saturday 20th February, 1999 Session V: Preserving Memory: 9:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. John Kerr, University of Notre Dame, The Underworld of Memory: Silvestris's Commentary on the First Six Books of the Aeneid. Felicity Ratte, Marlboro College, Medieval Mnemonics and the Life of St. Francis of Asissi as a Pictorial Pilgrim Guide. Jennifer B. Lewin, Yale University, Fleeting Things, So Certain to be Lost: Dreams Memory, and the Residue of Simulacra. John Boitano, Chapman University, The Dangers of Artificial Memory: Gabriel Naude's Advis pour dresser une bibliotheque. Session VI: Memento Mori: 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Jasmin W. Cyril, University of Minnesota, Memoria Sancta: Battista Sforza's Apotheosis at the Ducal Palace of Urbino. Robert Westin, University of Florida, Baroque Tombs, Cenotaphs and Monuments: Memoria and the Baroque Way of Death. Leeds Barroll, University of Maryland, Memory and Public Fear: The Elizabethan Popularity of Marlowe's 'Tamburlaine.' Susan Zimmerman, Queens College, CUNY, Duncan's Corpse: Death as Memoria in Macbeth. Lunch: 1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Session VII: History, Law and the Refashioning of Memory (2): 2:15 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Kathryn L. Mapstone, Boston College, Forgetting Bede's Anglo-Saxons: Bale's Refashioning of the English Past. Hugh Thomas, University of Miami, Benedict Anderson's Reassurance of Fratricide and the Norman Conquest. Stephen Shapiro, New York University, Writing History in the First Person: The Memoirs of Madame de Motteville and 17th Century Historiography.