Friday, February 18, 2005
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
3222 Angell Hall
Spatial Epistemologies in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds draws upon recent scholarly interest in the study of space to bring together current graduate work from a wide array of disciplinary communities. Looking at fields as varied as art, architecture, cartography, drama, economy, religion, travel writing, and urban history, this conference aims to foster interdisciplinary conversation about the various forms of spatial knowledge that emerge and evolve in the medieval and early modern periods.
9:00 am | Introductory Remarks,
Kentston Bauman (English,
Traub (English and Women’s Studies,
9:30 am | Keynote Address,
10:30 am | Panel One: Exchange and the City Space
Steven Mullaney (English,
R. Zuese (
Marjorie Rubright (English,
12:00 pm | Break for lunch
1:15 pm | Panel Two: Spaces of Travel
Scott Parrish (English,
Laura Williamson (English,
Phillip John Usher (Romance Languages and
3:00 pm | Panel Three: Visual Perspectives
Longstreth (Map Librarian,
Min Yong Cho (History of
Gavin Hollis (English,
Kristina Luce (Architecture,
The EMC organizing committee would like to thank the following organizations for their generous contributions and sponsorship: the Departments of English, History, and Women’s Studies; Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies; and the Institute for the Humanities. Special thanks also to Stephanie Batkie, David Lavinsky, Amy Rodgers, and Jonathan Smith.