ASECS 2013, Cleveland

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on January 28, 2013

2013 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
Cleveland, 3-6 April 2013

Cleveland RenaissanceThe 2013 ASECS conference takes place in Cleveland, April 3-6, at the Marriott’s Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. This year’s annual HECAA luncheon and business meeting will be held on Friday at The Greenhouse Tavern. In terms of sessions, HECAA will be represented by two panels, just before lunch, chaired by Christopher Johns and Heather McPherson. In addition to these, a selection of sessions are also included below (of the 201 panels scheduled, many others will, of course, interest HECAA members). For the full program, see the ASECS website.

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H E C A A  S E S S I O N S

Anne Schroder New Scholar’s Session
Friday, 5 April 2013, 9:45-11:15, Van Aken
Chair: Christopher M. S. JOHNS, Vanderbilt University
1. Katherine MCHALE, Independent Scholar, “The Madonnas of Settecento Venice: A Tradition Renewed”
2. Ji YOU, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “Sèvres Porcelain during the French Revolution”
3. Lindsay DUNN, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “Constructing an Imperial Identity: Marie-Louise, House of Habsburg-Lorraine and Dynastic Capital”
4. Karissa BUSHMAN, Augustana College, “Memorializing Fear and Abuse: Goya’s Depiction of the Inquisition in Los Caprichos

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Interiors as Space and Image
Friday, 5 April 2013, 11:30-1:00, Halle
Chair: Heather MCPHERSON, University of Alabama, Birmingham
1. Elizabeth F. JUDGE, University of Ottawa, “Eighteenth-Century Court Interiors and the Architecture of Credibility”
2. Edward HOULE, McGill University, “Discriminating Dining: Louis XV’s Salles à manger at Versailles”
3. Sally GRANT, University of Sydney, “Questioning Interiority/Exteriority in the Decorative Design of Giandomenico Tiepolo’s ‘Room of the Carnival Scenes’ at the Villa Valmarana ‘ai Nani’”
4. Esther GABEL, University of Cambridge, “The Portego: Spaces of Presentation and Performance in Eighteenth-Century Venice”

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