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Wood, Stone, Flesh
Netherlandish Sixteenth-Century Sculpture and its Social Resonance

November 18, 2016 at 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Barbara Baert
University of Leuven

Franciszek Skibiński
Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun

Ethan Matt Kavaler
University of Toronto

Tara Bissett
University of Toronto

Elizabeth R. Mattison
University of Toronto

Liege Steffenswert Johannis in Disco


12:30pm – 1:00pmCOFFEE & REGISTRATION
1:00pm – 1:20pmEthan Matt Kavaler (University of Toronto, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies)

Introduction and Greetings
1:20pm – 2:00pmBarbara Baert, (University of Leuven)
Skull-Platter. How and Where Does Sculpture Begin? (The Johannesschüssel as Ontology)
2:00pm – 2:40pmElizabeth R. Mattison (University of Toronto)
Expression of Death: The Tomb of Érard de la Marck in Liège Cathedral
2:40pm – 3:00pmCOFFEE
3:00pm – 3:40pmTara Bissett (University of Toronto)
Animated Form: Archisculpture in the early sixteenth-century Low Countries
3:40pm – 4:00pmCOFFEE
4:00pm - 4:40pmFranciszek Skibiński (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun)
Sepulchral effigies by sculptors from the Low Countries in Central and Northern Europe. Some notes on the cultural exchange in the Renaissance
4:40pm – 5:20pmEthan Matt Kavaler (University of Toronto)
Lithic Contention: Aggrandizing the Netherlandish Tomb 1550-1600
5:20pm – 5:30pmCOFFEE
5:30pm – 5:50pmDISCUSSION
6:00pm – 7:30pmRECEPTION (Massey College)


November 18, 2016
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies


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75 Queen's Park Crescent, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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