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Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria University in the University of Toronto

ARS Conference 2017: Power & Representation

ARS 2017 Conference Program

9:00 – 9:15: Registration: Light Breakfast & Coffee
9:15 – 9:30: Opening Remarks from Professors Ethan Matt Kavaler & Manuela Scarci
9:30 – 10:45: Session I
10:45 – 11:00: Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:15: Session II
12:15 – 1:00: Lunch
1:00 – 2:15: Session III
2:15 – 2:30: Closing Remarks

Breakdown of Sessions

Session I
• Rachel Hart: “Reconstructing Women: Decoding Artemisia Gentileschi’s Susanna and the Elders”
• Carol Eugene Park: “Body of a Woman, Heart of a King: Queen Elizabeth I Tudor”
• Zahra Rajan: “A Self-Portrait of Veronica Franco: The Many Facets of the Lover”

Session II
• Aidan Flynn: “Text as Mediator: Reforming Art in the Protestant Aesthetic”
• Reem Taha: “Woman as Emblem of Sexual, Colonial and Economic Desire in Donne’s Verses”
• Vittoria Tesoro: “Cosimo I de’ Medici: How the Young Duke Politicized Florentine Art and Culture”

Session III
• Riley McGuire: “Sexuality in Milton’s Paradise Lost”
• Tatiana Thoennes: “Veronica Franco: Marketing of the Self and Self-Proclaimed Women’s Rights Advocate”
• Alexandra Schoenborn: “The Three Ages of Man as an Early Experiment in Poesie”