Conference Program

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

All events on Friday take place in Room 157 of the
Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Avenue
(Entrance through the courtyard off Greenwood)

All events on Saturday begin or take place in the
Regenstein Library, 1100 E. 57th Street
Room locations as noted below
1-2:30PM

PRINTS AND ANTIQUARIANISM

“Etienne Dupérac’s contribution to the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae” Emmanuel Lurin (Université de Paris-IV)

“Some Prints of Inscriptions: Antonio Lafreri and his contact with Jean Matal” Birte Rubach (Humboldt-Universität Berlin)

9AM -12PM

WORKING SESSION
Rosenthal Seminar Room, Special Collections Research Center


Working session for specialists in Rome, prints, and digital humanities research. Space is very limited; application can be made by email to speculum@uchicago.edu

2:45PM

DEMONSTRATION OF SPECULUM WEBSITE

University of Chicago graduate students

12-12:30PM

TOUR
Gallery, Special Collections Research Center and Smart Museum

A joint tour beginning in Special Collections with the Virtual Tourist exhibition, followed by an easy walk to the Smart Museum for a tour of Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery with Anne Leonard, Smart Museum Curator and Mellon Program Coordinator. Preregistration requested by email to speculum@uchicago.edu.

3:30-5PM

PUBLIC SPACE AND PUBLIC GOOD: ROME AND BEYOND

“Printing and Protecting Ancient Remains in the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae” David Karmon (Holy Cross)

“6e Public Utility of Print” Rebecca Zorach (University of Chicago)

2:30-4PM

ARCHITECTURE AND ITS DISCONTENTS
Franke Institute for the Humanities

“On Order and Disorder in Renaissance Architecture”
Alina Payne (Harvard University)
“Anti-Edifice” Nina Dubin (University of Illinois at Chicago)

5:30PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Welcome

Alice Schreyer (Director, Special Collections Research Center)
“Restoration and Translation in Juan de Valverde’s Historia de la composicion del cuerpo humano” Rose Marie San Juan (University College London)

 

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