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Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization

Conference 1: In Between Spaces


Organized by Professors Bronwen Wilson (University of California, Los Angeles)

and Angela Vanhaelen (McGill University)


October 12–13, 2018

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library




Friday, October 12, 2018


9:30 a.m.         Morning Coffee and Registration


10:00 a.m.       Helen Deutsch, University of California, Los Angeles



  Bronwen Wilson, University of California, Los Angeles

  Angela Vanhaelen, McGill University

  Opening Remarks


10:15 a.m.       Session 1

  Chair: Anthony Meyer, Ph.D. Candidate, University of California, Los Angeles


  Lyle Massey, University of California, Irvine

  “Neither Empty nor Full: Landscape and the Desert Saints”


10:45 a.m.       Sara Ryu, Washington University in St. Louis

                         “Between Spaces, Between Times in Colonial Mexico City”

11:15 a.m.       Discussion

11:45 a.m.       Coffee Break


12:00 p.m.       Session 2

                          Chair: Kristoffer Neville, University of California, Riverside

  Coll Thrush, University of British Columbia

  “Mirrors upon Mirrors: Presencing Indigenous History in Early Modern London”


12:30 p.m.       Angela Vanhaelen, McGill University

                         “Strangers and Strange Things in Amsterdam’s Inns”

1:00 p.m.         Discussion

1:30 p.m.         Lunch


3:00 p.m.         Session 3

  Chair: Elisa Daniele, Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellow


  Dawn Odell, Lewis & Clark College

  “China's Retreat: Bodies in Motion Between Eighteenth-Century Guangzhou, the Cape, and 



3:30 p.m.         Ting Chang, University of Nottingham

  “Playing Empire: Games, Spectacles and Colonial Subjects”


4:00 p.m.         Discussion


4:30 p.m.         Reception


Saturday, October 13, 2018


9:30 a.m.         Morning Coffee and Registration


10:00 a.m.       Session 4

  Chair: Payton Phillips-García Quintanilla, Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellow

  Jane Hwang Degenhardt, University of Massachusetts Amherst

  Henry S. Turner, Rutgers University (co-presenters)

  “Worlds Between Worlds in the Works of Shakespeare”


10:45 a.m.       Coffee Break


11:00 a.m.       Patricia Badir, University of British Columbia

                         “Shakespearean Eco-temps: Trainlines, Pipelines, and the Premodern Past”


11:30 a.m.       Discussion


12:00 p.m.       Questions and Discussion

  Charlene Villaseñor Black, University of California, Los Angeles


12:30 p.m.       Program ends

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