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Affective Piety

Affective Piety
75 Queen's Park Crescent E, Rm 119, Emmanuel College
Time: Mar 24th, 9:00 am End: Mar 24th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), 1800-1900, 1500-1800

The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies presents

Affective Piety Symposium

with guest Herman Roodenburg (Free University of Amsterdam)


9:00 Welcome
9:10-9:50 “The Shame of Dinah: Emotions and Negative Theology in the Benjamin Minor,” Suzanne Akbari Conklin (Centre for Medieval Studies, Toronto)
9:50-10:30 “Sweet Tears of the Passion and Meditative Detachment in Netherlandish Carved Altarpieces,” Ethan Matt Kavaler (Art History, Toronto)
10:30-10:50 Coffee
10:50-11:30 “Affective Piety in the Making: Engagement of Emotions and Pastoral Care in Early Modern England,” Joanna Ludwikowska (CRRS, Toronto/English, AMU Poznan)
11:30-12:10 “Totum Effunde: Channelling Desire in Aelred of Rievaulx’s De Instiutione Inclusarum,” Amanda Wetmore (Centre for Medieval Studies,  Toronto)
12:10-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:40 “Rejoicing in Variety: Affective Piety and the Natural World,” Leslie Wexler (English/School for the Environment, Toronto)
1:40-2:20 “Affecting the Musical Body: Aural Devotion in Early Modern Europe,” Samantha Chang (Art History, Toronto)
2:20-3:00 “Making Believers: Representing Conversion in 16th century Amiens in the time of Reformation,” Elizabeth Mattison (Art History, Toronto)
3:00-3:20 Coffee
3:20-4:30 “Affective Piety beyond 1500. The Arts, the Senses and Religious Weeping in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe,” Herman Roodenburg (Professor Emeritus, Free University of Amsterdam)
4:30-6:00 Reception


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