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Netherlandish Culture of the Sixteenth Century

Netherlandish Culture of the Sixteenth Century
71 Queens Park Cr., Victoria College
Time: Oct 18th, 6:00 pm End: Oct 20th, 8:30 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Religion, Study of (FAS), Political Science, Medieval Studies (FAS), Humanities, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), German (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), 1500-1800
Annual Conference of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies presents its Annual Conference:

Netherlandish Culture in the Sixteenth Century

Organized by Ethan Matt Kavaler (University of Toronto) and Anne-Laure Van Bruaene (Ghent University)

Whereas much attention has been paid to the Burgundian Low Countries of the fifteenth century and the so-called Golden Age of the seventeenth, the culture of the Netherlands in the century in between has long been neglected. However, the past two decades have witnessed significant research on Netherlandish art, literature, and society of the sixteenth century. The period was famously marked by the twin flashpoints of iconoclasm and revolt, but it also witnessed significant developments in artistic, political, and literary culture.

Keynote addresses will be given by Herman Roodenburg (Head of the Department of Dutch Ethnology at the Meertens Institute and Chair of Historical Anthropology of Europe at the Free University of Amsterdam) and Peter Arnade (Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa).

Download program [pdf]
Download registration form [pdf]. Pre-registration closes on 1 October 2012.
Conference website:  http://crrs.ca/events/netherlandish/

Presented by the CRRS with generous support from the University of Toronto Department of Art, Centre for Comparative Literature, Department of German, Department of History, and Centre for Medieval Studies; and the Consulates of Belgium and the Netherlands in Toronto.

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