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Workshop: (Re)Imagining Imperial Inequalities and Opportunities

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

The final Borghesi-Mellon Workshop (Re)Imagining Empire is titled, (Re)Imagining Imperial Inequalities and Opportunities.

Schedule:

Coffee and light breakfast (8:30 – 9:30)

Nandini Pandey & Grant Nelsestuen, CANES, UW – Madison (9:30 – 10:00)
“Producing and Consuming Empire in First-Century Rome: A Conversation”

Joseph Mansky, English, University of Oklahoma (10:00 – 10:30)
“‘The Bane of Empires’: Satire and Sedition in Ben Jonson’s Poetaster (1601)”

Kristin Phillips-Court, FRIT and Art History, UW – Madison (10:45 – 11:15)
“‘Poi che oltra mar tu porti la semente:’ Performing Empire in Florence and Mantua, 1478-94”

Daniel Kapust, Political Science, UW – Madison (11:15 – 11:45)
“Rome, Machiavelli’s Discourses, and the Fate of Imperial Republics”

Boxed lunch (12:00 – 1:00)

Keren Omry, English Language and Literature, University of Haifa (1:00 – 1:45)
“Imperial Chronotopes in Speculative Fiction”

Coffee and refreshments (3:30 – 4:00)

Keynote Speaker (4:00 – 5:15)
Loubna El Amine
Northwestern University
“Sovereignty and Diversity: Lessons from Empires”

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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