Conference Schedule - Christian Time in Early Modern Europe

"Christian Time in Early Modern Europe"

Friday, April 7

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Welcome/Introductory Remarks

2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.: Session 1

Irina Oryshkevich, Columbia University
“The Origins and History of Sacred Images in Cesare Baronio’s Annales Eclesiastici”

David Karmon, College of the Holy Cross
“Mapping the Senses onto Scripture at the Sacro Monte at Varallo”

Moderator: Nigel Smith, Princeton University

4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Break (210 Dickinson Hall)

4:30 p.m.: Plenary Talk

Ingo Herklotz, University of Marburg
“Myths and Counter-Myths: Interpreting Roman Catacombs in the Seventeenth Century”

Saturday, April 8

8:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: Session 2  

Hannah Marcus, Stanford University/Harvard University
“Beheading the Hydra: Antonio Castelvetro, The Congregation of the Index, and an Imagined Future for Print Censorship”
Carolina Mangone, Princeton University
“Baronio’s Michelangelo”

Moderator: Yair Mintzker, Princeton University

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: Break (210 Dickinson Hall)

10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Session 3

Holly Borham, Princeton University
“A Tale of Two Palace Chapels: the Architecture of Lutheran and Catholic Time”

Madeline McMahon, Princeton University
“Episcopal Time”

Noria Litaker, University of Pennsylvania
“Lost in Translation? Building Ancient Roman Martyrs in Baroque Bavaria”

Moderator: Michael Koortbojian, Princeton University

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch (210 Dickinson Hall)

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Session 4

Tony Grafton, Princeton University
“Chronicling the Origins of Christianity”

Katrina Olds, University of San Francisco
“The Difficulty of the ‘Gothic’ Past”

Jan Machielsen, Cardiff University
“Cesare Baronio, Thomas Malvenda, and the Catholic Space-Time Continuum”

Moderator: Nigel Smith, Princeton University

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Break (210 Dickinson Hall)

4:15 p.m.: Plenary Talk

Simon Ditchfield, University of York
“‘Here time becomes space’: Roma sancta and the Making of Roman Catholicism as a World Religion”

Closing Reception: 136 Dickinson Hall (Faculty Lounge)

Organized by Carolina Mangone and Tony Grafton

Cosponsored by the Center for Collaborative History, Department of Art &Archaeology, and Humanities Council.