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Victoria University in the University of Toronto
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Affective Piety Symposium with guest Herman Roodenburg (Free University of Amsterdam)

March 24 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

9:00 Welcome
9:10-9:50 Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Centre for Medieval Studies, Toronto), “The Shame of Dinah: Emotions and Negative Theology in the Benjamin Minor”
9:50-10:30 Ethan Matt Kavaler (Art History, Toronto), “Sweet Tears of the Passion and Meditative Detachment in Netherlandish Carved Altarpieces”
10:30-10:50 Coffee
10:50-11:30 Joanna Ludwikowska (CRRS, Toronto/English, AMU Poznan), “Affective Piety in the Making: Engagement of Emotions and Pastoral Care in Early Modern England”
11:30-12:10 Amanda Wetmore (Centre for Medieval Studies,  Toronto), “Totum Effunde: Channelling Desire in Aelred of Rievaulx’s De Instiutione Inclusarum
12:10-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:40 Leslie Wexler (English/School for the Environment, Toronto), “Rejoicing in Variety: Affective Piety and the Natural World”
1:40-2:20 Samantha Chang (Art History, Toronto), “Affecting the Musical Body: Aural Devotion in Early Modern Europe”
2:20-3:00 Elizabeth Mattison (Art History, Toronto), “Making Believers: Representing Conversion in 16th century Amiens in the time of Reformation”
3:00-3:20 Coffee
3:20-4:30 Herman Roodenburg (Professor Emeritus, Free University of Amsterdam), “Affective Piety beyond 1500. The Arts, the Senses and Religious Weeping in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe”
4:30-6:00 Reception


March 24
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Emmanuel College, Room 119 (75 Queen’s Park Crescent)
75 Queen's Park Crescent, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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