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CHHC Workshop

“Violence + Art: Reflections on the Premodern”
April 28, 2017
10AM-4:30PM
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)

 

Speakers

Heather Badamo (UC Santa Barbara, Art History)
Susanna Throop (Ursinus College, History)
Matthew Sergi (University of Toronto, English)

 

Schedule

10:00 a.m.  Susanna Throop, Associate Professor of History, Ursinus College
Narratives of Crucifixion, Narratives of Crusade: The Construction of Christian Violence in First Crusade Accounts 
     + response by Heather Blurton, Associate Professor of English, UC Santa Barbara

11:30 p.m.  Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.  Matthew Sergi, Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto
The Chester Goldsmiths' Innocents Play: Comedy and Infanticide
     + response by Christine Chism, Professor of English, UCLA

2:30 p.m.  Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m.  Heather Badamo, Assistant Professor of Art History, UC Santa Barbara
Reframing Violence as Sacred Duty: Warrior Saints and the Art of Religious Contest in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean
     + response by Glenn Peers, Professor of Art History, UT Austin