Thursday, 28 December
96. Idols and Idolatries in Classical France
8:30–9:45 a.m., Washington A, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-Century French Literature
Presiding: Christopher Sheehan Braider, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
1. “Numinous Medea, Ominous Illumination: The Rational Naturalism of Claude Lorraine, Blaise Pascal, Pierre Patel, and Johannes Vermeer,” Harriet Stone, Washington Univ.
2. “Protoaesthetics and the Theatrical Image,” Nicholas D. Paige, Univ. of California, Berkeley
3. “‘La plainte des statues’: Monsieur Mazarin and the Murdered Marbles,” Katherine M. Ibbett, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor