Sunday, 28 December
282. New Approaches to Festivals in Europe and the Americas
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Foothill F, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Literature
Presiding: Lisa Voigt, Univ. of Chicago
1. “Popular Religion and Transatlantic Political Economy in Colonial Portobello: The Festival of the Cristo Negro,” Santa Arias, Univ. of Kansas
2. “Spectacles of Destruction: Staging Iconoclasm in Early Modern England and Spain,” Geoffrey Shullenberger, Brown Univ.
3. “Public Readership and Public Politics: English Books of European Festivals,” Lauren Shohet, Villanova Univ.