Wednesday, 29 December
513. Science and the Comedia
1:45–3:00 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Spanish Drama
Presiding: Manuel Delgado, Bucknell Univ.
1. “The Scientific Arts of Theater: Early Cosmological and Biosocial Accounts of the World as Theater in Lope and Calderón,” Catherine M. Connor, Univ. of Vermont
2. “Sacramental Instrumentality: Representation, Demonstration, and the Calderonian Auto,” John D. Slater, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
3. “Ingenious Examinations: Science, Golden Age Theater, and Twenty-First-Century Criticism,” Dale J. Pratt, Brigham Young Univ., UT