Day 2 EMSE 2024: Early Modern Sensory Subjectivities Conference

Draft Programme:

10:00-11:00 Urbanscapes
Lorenzo Tunesi (Stanford University), ‘Bells of Fear: Sonic Panic in Early Modern Milan’
Moyun Zhou (The University of Hong Kong), ‘Encountering Bronze: The Church of St. Paul’s in the Fortified Macao’
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-13:00 Visual Alterity/Ways of Seeing
Suzanne Compagnon (Utrecht University), ‘Alterity as Visual Disruption in Early Eighteenth-century Ottoman Painting’
Michelle Moseley (Virginia Tech), ‘The Hungry Eye: Looking and Tasting as Epistemic Experience in Early Modern Netherlandish Image and Text’
Yizhou Wang (Hong Kong Baptist University), ‘Musiking as a Method of Negotiating Gender Identities in Ming Dynasty Paintings’
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14.00-15.30 Religious Subjectivities
Jaimie Luria (Cornell University), ‘Living Waters and Jewish Corporealities: An Archaeo-Anthropological Study of Ritual Immersion Pools in The Mediterranean’
Andy Murray (The Open University), ‘The Spiritualisation of Mourning, the Dual Experience of Pain’
Juliet Simpson (Coventry University), ‘Touchable and Untouchable Bodies: Matthias Grünewald and the ‘Sensory’ Sacred’
16.00-17.00 Collecting and Objects
Lisa Brunner (University of Innsbruck), ‘Writing about the Unknown. Early Modern Collection Catalogues as Sensory Sources (knowledge)’
Sizhao Yi (University of Chicago), ‘(In)Tangible Surfaces: Depictions of Objects in Chen Hongshou’s Mogu tu Album’

Note for attendees:
Registration is only available for both days together (6-7 June 2024) – online attendance is available for free.
For ‘in person’ attendance, there is a charge of £45, please register first to register your attendance, and then pay for your ticket via University Stores to confirm your ticket, here:
If you are unable to attend, please cancel ahead of the 23 May to ensure correct numbers for catering.