Draft 15th DNS Conference Program Wednesday 10 December 2014

Draft 15th DNS Conference Program
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Time
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 101
Registration
8:30-9:00
Welcome &
Opening
Keynote:
9:00-10:30
9:30
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 024
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 026
New Law School Seminar 100
New Law School Seminar 102
Registration
Welcome
Keynote 1: Michael McKeon
(Rutgers University) Paradise
Lost, Poem of the Restoration
Period
‘Putting Periodisation to Use’
Keynote
10:30
Sessions 1:
11:00-12:30
Morning Tea
Enlightenment Senses: Light,
Sound and Virtuality
Representation and the Female
Body
The Philippines in the Long
Eighteenth Century
Remapping the Enlightenment
11:00
Peter Denney (Griffith
University) Clamouring for
Liberty: Alehouse Noise and the
Political Shoemaker
Kelsey Brosnan (Rutgers
University) Anne Vallayer-Coster
and the Enlightened Nature
Morte
Karl Poblador (University of the
Philippines Diliman) The
Immediate Impact of the
Bourbon Reforms on the
Philippine Colonial Economy
Nilanjana Mukherjee (University
of Delhi) Colonial Gaze/Ocular
Space: Making Geographies
11:30
Darrin McMahon (Florida State
University) "A la lanterne!"
Public Illumination and the
Dialectic of Enlightenment in
18th-century Paris
Patricia Simons (University of
Michigan) The Rococo Erotics of
Disguise and Innocence:
Revisiting the issue of viewing
pleasure in the ancien régime
Kerby Alvarez (University of the
Philippines Diliman) From Flora
Expeditions to Meteorological
Science: Transitions and
Transformations in Philippine
Colonial Science, 18th to 19th
century
Kristie Flannery (University of
Texas at Austin) Iberian
Crusades and Spiritual
Conquests: Rethinking the
Enlightenment in the Pacific
World, 1750-1762
1
12:00
Andrew Bricker (McGill
University) The Virtual Functions
of Print in Enlightenment
Thought
Jessica Fripp (Parsons The New
School for Design) Femmes audelà des règles: growing old in
public in eighteenth-century
France
12:30
Louis Kirk McAuley (Washington
State University) "the whisker’d
vermine-race" - or, Ideas about
Biological Invasion in
Eighteenth-Century Caribbean
Literature
Lunch
13:00
Sessions 2:
13:30-15:00
13:30
Aaron Mallari (University of the
Philippines Diliman) The Spanish
Enlightenment and its ripples to
penology: Notes on the History
of the Prison in the Spanish
Philippines
Satire and Enlightenment
Biography and the Visual
Performance and Pleasures
Women Crossing Boundaries
William Hamilton (Neumann
University) "But when for Love
your women dare, /How greatly
is he then outdone?": Eliza
Haywood and the Satiric
Tradition
David Maskill (Victoria
University of Wellington) A good
address: living at the Louvre in
the 18th‐century
Hedy Law (University of British
Columbia) The Triumph of
Tumultuous Pleasures: Social
Dance, Pantomime, and Louis
XV’s Politics of Spectacle in the
1740s
David Garrioch (Monash
University) Negotiating gender
boundaries in business: letters
of a Parisienne
14:00
Robert Phiddian (Flinders
University) Spectacular
opposition: Suppression,
deflection and the performance
of contempt in John Gay’s
Beggar’s Opera and Polly
Vivien Gaston (University of
Melbourne) Staying Alive:
Johann Zoffany’s Portrait of
Elizabeth Farren as Hermione in
Shakespeare’s ‘A Winter’s Tale’,
c. 1780, National Gallery of
Victoria
Angelina Del Balzo (University of
California, Los Angeles) The
Sultan’s Tears: Metatheatricality
and Affect in Oriental Tragedy
Michaela Hill (Monash
University) La Rodigina, Cristina
Roccati. An Eighteenth Century
Woman’s Life of Science
14:30
Christopher Larcombe
(University of Sydney) ‘Too
Gentle for Truth’? The Spectre
of Tragedy in Book IV of
Gulliver’s Travels
Mark Shepheard (University of
Melbourne) Mengs & Don Luis
de Borbón: A Tale of Two
Portraits
Josephine Touma (Art Gallery
New South Wales) Of Momus
and Monkeys: Watteau's
theatrical arabesques at the
Hotel de Nointel
Emma Gleadhill (Monash
University) Poetical
Amusements at a Villa near
Bath: Lady Anna Miller’s Poetry
Salon
2
15:00
Sessions 3:
15:30-17:30
15:30
Afternoon Tea
Secularization
Mobilizing Ideas
Women, Biography and History
Simon During (University of
Queensland) The long
eighteenth-century: a period of
de-secularisation?
Robert Wellington (Australian
National University)/Stephen
Whiteman (University of
Sydney) Mobile landscapes: The
transcultural aesthetics of
palace views in France and Qing
China
Mary Casey (Casey & Lowe,
Archaeology &
Heritage/University of Sydney)
Elizabeth Macquarie (née)
Campbell - A Governor’s wife
and a Designing Woman
16:00
Brandon Chua (University of
Queensland) Roman Restoration
and Carthaginian Hospitality:
The Poetics of Toleration in
Dryden's The Hind and the
Panther
Jennifer Ferng (University of
Sydney) Les machines
infernales: Naval architecture in
the age of mobility
Karen Green (University of
Melbourne) Catharine
Macaulay’s French Connections
16:30
Alison Scott (University of
Queensland) Meditating on
Unbelief: “Of Atheism” and
Bacon’s (Post) Secular Thought
Adrian Jones (La Trobe
University) Subversive
representations of OttomanMoldavian Sovereignty in the
era preceding Prince Dimitrie
Cantemir’s assumption to power
in 1710-11
Jacqui Grainger (University of
Sydney) A comparative look at
Matilda Betham’s Biographical
Dictionary of the Celebrated
Women (1804) and Mary Hays’
Female Biography (1803).
17:00
Lisa O’Connell (University of
Queensland) Sentimentalism:
The Secularization of Virtue?
Bianca Maria Rinaldi (University
of Camerino) Transplanting
Gardens. The Parks of
Maximilian of Habsburg in
Trieste and Mexico City
Shane Greentree Writing
Against Sophie: Mary Hays’
Female Biography as
Enlightenment Feminist Critique
of Jean Jacques Rousseau’s
Emile
3
17:30
18:30
Opening Drinks
Keynote 2: John Dixon Hunt
(University of Pennsylvania)
Fruit from the 'Inlightened' Tree:
The Royal Society, History & the
Picturesque
Thursday 11 December 2014
Time
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 101
Session 4:
8:30-10:00
8:30
9:00
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 024
History of Emotions
David Burchell (University of
Western Sydney) Enthusiasm:
The Emergence and
Transformation of a ReligioPolitico-Emotional Concept in
the Eighteenth Century
Bronwyn Reddan (University of
Melbourne) Spectacle,
Sociability and Pleasure: Salon
culture, modernity and the
aesthetic of pleasure in French
fairy tales, 1690-1709
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 026
Cultural Meaning Plants
Vegetation
Ekaterina Heath (University of
Sydney) Seeds and plants as
diplomatic gifts for the Russian
empress Maria Fedorovna
Alexandra Hankinson (University
of Sydney) "Intricate
Divarications": The Tangled
World of Eighteenth Century
Vegetation
4
New Law School Seminar 100
New Law School Seminar 102
Afterlives of the Eighteenth
Century
AnnMarie Brennan (University
of Melbourne) From 'Line of
Beauty' to B-Spline: Applying
Hogarth’s Analysis of Beauty to
Contemporary Architecture.
Political Economy
Anthony Cordingley (Université
Paris VIII - Vincennes-SaintDenis) From Enlightenment to
Modernist Transnationalisms:
The case of Samuel Beckett
Constantine Vassiliou (University
of Toronto) Commonwealth
Merchants and Bourbon
Aristocrats: The Balance
between Commerce and Virtue
in Harrington and
Montesquieu's Political Thought
Paul Oslington (Alphacrucis
College, Australian Catholic
University/University of Divinity,
Melbourne) Anglican Social
Thought and the Formation of
Political Economy in Britain:
Joseph Butler, Josiah Tucker,
William Paley and Edmund
Burke
9:30
Aleksondra Hultquist (University
of Melbourne) From Pleasure to
Power: The Passion of Love in
Delarivier Manley’s The Fair
Hypocrite
10:00
Session 5:
10:30-12:00
10:30
11:00
11:30
Jennifer Jones-O'Neill
(Federation University) Flowers
as an agent of universal
Enlightenment
Jo Russell-Clarke (University of
Adelaide) Valuing the Teaching
th
of Art: Rediscoveries of 18
century Provocations in Making
the Visible an Idea
Christine Zabel (University of
Duisburg-Essen) Dealing with
Uncertainty: Speculating on the
Future in the Age of
Enlightenment
Reading and the Body
Communities in Print
Sara Crouch (University of
Sydney) Prevention, better than
the cure?
Eun Kyung Min (Seoul National
University) Seriality in the City:
Low Cosmopolitanism in Oliver
Goldsmith’s Citizen of the World
Amelia Dale (University of
Sydney) Reading Arabella’s
blushes in Charlotte Lennox’s
The Female Quixote (1752)
Jean McBain (University of
Melbourne) Letters, liberty and
libel: Evading government
control in British periodical
writing, 1695-1740
James Reeves (University of
California, Los Angeles)
Untimely Old Age and Deformity
in Sarah Scott's Millenium Hall
Paul Tankard (University of
Otago) Anonymous Celebrity:
Newspapers and the Invention
of the Public Figure
Morning Tea
American Landscapes
Sarah Moore (University of
Arizona, Tucson) Narrating a
New Nation: Nature, Science,
and the Discourse of the
Enlightenment
Doreen Alvarez Saar (Drexel
University) One Woman’s Life:
Social Networks and Domestic
Medicine in Colonial
Philadelphia
Enlightenment European
Architecture
Emma Jones (University of
Zurich) The Art of Siting: The
picturesque and the picture in
the work of Karl Friedrich
Schinkel
Viktor Lőrincz (Ecole Pratique
des Hautes Etudes, Paris/Eötvös
Loránd Tudományegyetem)
Illumination and Enlightenment
- the case of Isidore Canevale
Emily Cooperman (Preservation
Design Partnership/ARCH
Historic Preservation Consulting)
TBA
Christina Gray (University of
California, Los Angeles)
Dégagement, Making Risk
Visible
5
12:00
13:00
Lunch
Keynote 3: Erika Naginski
(Harvard University) Impossible
Design: Porsenna’s Tomb and
French Visionary Architecture
Session 6:
14:00-15:30
14:00
New perspectives on Jane
Austen
Olivia Murphy (Murdoch
University) ‘a future to look
forward to’?: Evolution,
Extinction and Exile in Jane
Austen’s Persuasion
Responses to Garden Spaces
and Nature
Jennifer Milam (University of
Sydney) Planting Cosmopolitan
Ideals: Thomas Jefferson’s
Poplar Forest
Borders State Sovereignty
Scurvy and the Irish
Luke Glanville (Australian
National University) Vattel on
Duties of Assistance and
Protection beyond Sovereign
Borders
Jonathan Lamb (Vanderbilt
University) The Vicious Circles of
Australian Scurvy
14:30
Jocelyn Harris (University of
Otago) Fanny Burney meets
Fanny Price
Janet White (University of
Nevada - Las Vegas) The
Spectacle of Self: The Garden as
Self-Portrait
Vrasidas Karalis (University of
Sydney) Adamantios Korais
Passage Cosmopolitanism to
Nationalism
Killian Quigley (Vanderbilt
University) Scorbutic
Constitutions: Irishness and
Scurvy as Convergent
Pathologies in the
Transportation Era
15:00
Jessica Priebe (University of
Sydney) Inventing Artifice and
the Game of Nature: François
Boucher’s Collection at the
Louvre
Ida Nursoo (University of
Sydney) Remembering "Man":
Enlightenment
Cosmopolitanism, World
Citizenship & the Anthropology
of Kant’s Ethics
Fiona Harrison (Vanderbilt
University) A modern
Neuroscience perspective on
the ancient problems of scurvy
15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:45-17:00
Post-Graduate Workshop on Getting Published: Panel includes John Dixon Hunt, Sophia Rosenthal and Aleksondra Hultquist
Chaired by Amelia Dale and Garritt Van Dyk
6
Session 7:
17:00-18:00
17:00
Species and Demons
Jessica Hamel-Akré (University
of Montreal) Demonic Dietetics:
Exploring Hysterical Appetites
Through Eighteenth Century
Religious and Medical
Discourses of Corporeal Impurity
17:30
18:00
Alexandra Ortolja-Baird
(European University Institute)
Of Man and Beast: Cesare
Beccaria and the Milanese
Veterinary School – Illustrating
the Expediency of Science for
Public Utility
Classical Ideals in the 18th
Century
Melanie Cooper-Dobbin
(University of Adelaide) Mythic
masculinity, folklore, book
plates, visual culture
James Garrison (University of
Vienna) Secularism in Flux:
Classical Confucianism in 18th
Century China and Its
Implications Today
Keynote 4: Jeffrey Collins (Bard
Graduate Center, New York)
From Ditch to Nitch: Making the
Hall of the Muses
'Undoing the Ancient' Keynote
19:00
Reception at Nicholson
7
Political Economy & Science
Fabio D’Angelo (University of
Pisa) Travel training and
scientific sociability in the Ville
Lumière (1799-1806)
Germano Maifreda (University
of Milan) Scientific Knowledge
and Political Economy in the
Lombard Enlightenment
Biography and the
Enlightenment
Genice Ngg (SIM University,
Singapore) A history of the
rake’s individual life: Rochester
in Eighteenth-Century
Biographical Materials
Owen Anderson (Princeton
University) John Witherspoon
and Enlightenment Ideas Made
Concrete
Friday 12 December 2014
Time
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 101
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 024
New Law School Lecture
Theatre 026
New Law School Seminar 100
New Law School Seminar 102
Universalism, Classicism and
Antiquiarianism
Enlightenment Images
Mind/Body Metaphysics
Romanticism Reconsidered
9:00
Timothy Rees Jones (University
of Cambridge) The pursuit of
Universal History in the early
English Enlightenment, 16951728
Anita Hosseini (Leuphana
University) Germany
Experimental culture in a soap
bubble: The case of Jean-Siméon
Chardin’s painting of 1733/34
Thomas Lalevée (Australian
National University) Pierre
Cabanis, the 'science of man'
and German Anthropologie:
recasting the intellectual project
of the French Ideologues
Alison Cardinale (University of
Sydney) What’s it like to be a
Romantic invalid?
9:30
Floris Verhaart (Oxford
University) Between Aesthetics,
Philology and Antiquarianism:
The Separation of Form and
Content in Seventeenth-Century
Dutch Philology and EighteenthCentury French Aesthetic
Thought
Lauren Ryan (La Trobe
University) Spectacles in Roman
Piazzas: Images of Quack
Dentists and Charlatans by the
Bamboccianti
Benjamin Graf (University of
North Texas) Beethoven’s
transcendent voice-leading:
musical evocation of Kantian
ideals
Elias Greig (University of
Sydney) Ruining Romanticism:
Poetry and Periodisation in
Wordsworth's The Ruined
Cottage 1797
10:00
Erman Kaplama (Fiji National
University) Heraclitean Critique
of Kantian and Enlightenment
Ethics
Marthe Schmidt (University of
Bonn) Heroes of the
Enlightenment? The Idealisation
of Explorers, Naturalists and
Artists in the Arts in the long
18th Century
Anne Thell (National University
of Singapore) Mind in Motion:
Cavendish, Organic Materialism,
and the Mobility of Thought
Mark Ledbury (University of
Sydney) Northcote, Hazlitt, and
Misunderstandings
Session 8:
9:00-10:30
10:30
ANZSECS Inaugural General
Meeting
Morning Tea
8
Session 9:
11:30-13:00
11:30
Rethinking Friendship
Nicola Parsons (University of
Sydney) Platonic Friendship in
the Periodical Press: Elizabeth
Rowe, John Dunton and the
Athenian Mercury
Church Architecture and
Funeral Monuments
John Weretka (University of
Melbourne) Architecture
Parlante Avant La Lettre?
China and Europe
Jen-yen Chen (National Taiwan
University) Maria Theresia and
the “Chinese” Voicing of
Austrian Imperial Selfhood: The
Contexts of Metastasio’s China
Operas
Cosmopolitanism Trade,
Material Culture
Matthew Martin (National
Gallery of Victoria) English
Porcelain, Catholic Collectors
12:00
Huw Griffiths (University of
Sydney) Revising Male
Friendship in EighteenthCentury Adaptations of Early
Modern Drama
Wiebke Windorf (HeinrichHeine-University Düsseldorf)
Making ideas visible: French
funeral monuments of the
Ancien Régime as individual
products of artistic solutions
Samara Cahill (Nanyang
Technological University) Sir
Charles Grandison’s Chinese
Garden
Jack Moloney (University of
Melbourne) Trans-Atlantic
Mercantile Advocacy and the
Beginnings of the English
Augustan Age
12:30
Kate Lilley (University of Sydney)
Friends, Acquaintances,
Strangers: Katherine Philips'
Letters
Anne-Françoise Morel
(Universiteit Gent) Church
Architecture in the Age of
Reason: the ethics and
aesthetics of worship in 18th
Century France
Yin Ning Kwok (University of
Hong Kong) The Role of
Physicality and Materiality in
Europeans’ Global Sensibilities
when Responding to Chinese
Painting and Calligraphy after
1600 and before 1860
Garritt Van Dyk (University of
Sydney) Franco-Ottoman
diplomacy and cultural
exchange: Creating coffee
culture in seventeenth-century
Paris?
13:00
14:00
Lunch
Keynote 5: Sophia Rosenthal
(University of Virginia)The
History of Choice: An 18thCentury Subject
9
15:00
Session 10:
15:30-17:30
15:30
Afternoon Tea
Enlightenment Periodisation
Enlightened Transformations
Women, Print, Public Sphere
Oliver Cox (Oxford University)
Gloomy Georgians: Some
Problems for EighteenthCentury Country Houses
Ramón Bárcena (University of
Oviedo) Spinoza´s ideas on
human rights and democracy
and Radical Enlightenment
Katie Charles (University of
California, Los Angeles)
Interrupting Women:
Interpolated Tales in Joseph
Andrews and Peregrine Pickle
16:00
Clare Bucknell (Oxford
University) Specialisation and
Knowledge: Some Problems for
Poetic Genre
Tine Ravnsted-Larsen Reeh
(University of Copenhagen) TBA
Shawn Cailey Hall (University of
California, Los Angeles) TBA
16:30
Ruth Scobie (Oxford University)
The Pacific craze and the 'Age of
Enlightenment': London 17701790
Rowland Weston (University of
Waikato) Chivalry, Commerce
and the 'coarse clay' of
humanity: William Godwin and
the ‘end of history’
Stephanie Russo (Macquarie
University) Saving Marie
Antoinette: Mary Robinson and
Helen Craik Resuscitate a Queen
17:00
Steven Zwicker (Washington
University) The problem of
periodicity, and especially of
that period known as the long
eighteenth century
Christine Owen (Murdoch
University) Questions of value:
the female castaway and the
gendering of Robinson Crusoe
Katrina Clifford (University of
Sydney) From subject to object:
authority and authorship in
Charlotte Lennox’s Henrietta
10
17:30
18:30
Closing Drinks
Keynote 6: Stephen Bending
(University of Southampton)
Pleasure Gardens and the
Problems of Pleasure
'Global Sensibilities Group'
Keynote
19:30
Conference Dinner @ Rybyos
Restaurant (separate ticket)
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Participants Index
A
D
Alvarez, Kerby, 1
Anderson, Owen, 7
D’Angelo, Fabio, 7
Dale, Amelia, 5
Del Balzo, Angelina, 2
Denney, Peter, 1
During, Simon, 3
B
Bárcena, Ramón, 10
Bending, Stephen, 11
Brennan, AnnMarie, 4
Bricker, Andrew, 2
Brosnan, Kelsey, 1
Bucknell, Clare, 10
Burchell, David, 4
F
Ferng, Jennifer, 3
Flannery, Kristie, 1
Fripp, Jessica, 2
G
C
Garrioch, David, 2
Garrison, James, 7
Gaston, Vivien, 2
Glanville, Luke, 6
Gleadhill, Emma, 2
Graf, Benjamin, 8
Grainger, Jacqui, 3
Gray, Christina, 5
Green, Karen, 3
Greentree, Shane, 3
Greig, Elias, 8
Griffiths, Huw, 9
Cahill, Samara, 9
Cardinale, Alison, 8
Casey, Mary, 3
Charles, Katie, 10
Chen, Jen-yen, 9
Chua, Brandon, 3
Clifford, Katrina, 10
Collins, Jeffrey, 7
Cooper-Dobbin, Melanie, 7
Cooperman, Emily, 5
Cordingley, Anthony, 4
Cox, Oliver, 10
Crouch, Sara, 5
H
Hall, Shawn Cailey, 10
12
M
Hamel-Akré, Jessica, 7
Hamilton, William, 2
Hankinson, Alexandra, 4
Harris, Jocelyn, 6
Harrison, Fiona, 6
Heath, Ekaterina, 4
Hill, Michaela, 2
Hosseini, Anita, 8
Hultquist, Aleksondra, 5
Hunt, John Dixon, 4
Maifreda, Germano, 7
Mallari, Aaron, 2
Martin, Matthew, 9
Maskill, David, 2
McAuley, Louis Kirk, 2
McBain. Jean, 5
McKeon, Michael, 1
McMahon, Darrin, 1
Milam, Jennifer, 6
Min, Eun Kyung, 5
Moloney, Jack, 9
Moore, Sarah, 5
Morel, Anne-Françoise, 9
Mukherjee, Nilanjana, 1
Murphy, Olivia, 6
J
Jones, Adrian, 3
Jones, Emma, 5
Jones, Timothy Rees, 8
Jones-O'Neill, Jennifer, 5
K
N
Kaplama, Erman, 8
Karalis, Vrasidas s, 6
Kwok, Yin Ning, 9
Naginski, Erika, 6
Ngg, Genice, 7
Nursoo, Ida, 6
L
O
Lalevée, Thomas, 8
Lamb, Jonathan, 6
Larcombe, Christopher, 2
Law, Hedy, 2
Ledbury, Mark, 8
Lilley, Kate, 9
Lőrincz, Viktor, 5
O’Connell, Lisa, 3
Ortolja-Baird, Alexandra, 7
Oslington, Paul, 4
Owen, Christine, 10
P
Parsons, Nicola, 9
Phiddian, Robert, 2
Poblador, Karl, 1
13
T
Priebe, Jessica, 6
Q
Tankard, Paul, 5
Thell, Anne, 8
Touma, Josephine, 2
Quigley, Killian, 6
R
V
Reddan, Bronwyn, 4
Reeh, Tine Ravnsted-Larsen, 10
Reeves, James, 5
Rinaldi, Bianca Maria, 3
Rosenthal, Sophia, 9
Russell-Clarke, Jo, 5
Russo, Stephanie, 10
Ryan, Lauren, 8
Van Dyk, Garritt, 9
Vassiliou, Constantine, 4
Verhaart, Floris, 8
W
Wellington, Robert, 3
Weretka, John, 9
Weston, Rowland, 10
White, Janet, 6
Windorf, Wiebke, 9
S
Saar, Doreen Alvarez, 5
Schmidt, Marthe, 8
Scobie, Ruth, 10
Scott, Alison, 3
Shepheard, Mark, 2
Simons, Patricia, 1
Z
Zabel, Christine, 5
Zwicker, Steven, 10
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