Jun 04 2014

Friday June 6th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo presents “Madrid, 1787: music for the theater and public opinion.

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Friday June 6th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo, Ph D. candidate in Music History, presents “Madrid, 1787: music for the theater and public opinion.

Excerpt:

In this dissertation I will argue that performance and criticism of theater music in Madrid  formed a vital part of the boom in what Jürgen Habermas has defined as the “sphere” of public opinion in the last two decades of the eighteenth century.

 

Please read the rest of the paper here: Sanchez-Rojo Western Med workshop

 

 

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May 23 2014

Protected: Mohammad Ballan presents “Re-Imagining ‘al-Ghālib bi-llāh’ in Late 14th-Century Granada: Muḥammad ibn al-Aḥmar (d.1273) and the Construction of Naṣrid Dynastic Legitimacy in Ibn al-Khatib’s al-Iḥāṭah fī Akhbār Gharnāṭah and al-Lamḥah al-Badrīyyah fī al-Dawlah al-Naṣrīyyah.”

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May 23 2014

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Friday June 6th in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo, Ph D. candidate in Music History, presents TBA.  Details pending.

 

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May 12 2014

Protected: Sarah E. Christopher Faggioli, Ph D. candidate in Romance Languages, presents entitled “Rinaldo Corso’s 1543 Commentary on Vittoria Colonna’s poetry: a Spiritual Canzoniere”

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May 07 2014

Protected: Katrina Powers presents her dissertation proposal, “‘El no querer no es culpa’: Biblical and Ovidian Images in Golden Age Spanish Tales of Unrequited Love”

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Apr 29 2014

Protected: Mari Jo Velasco presents, “Moving Mountains: Music of Spiritual Renewal in the French Pyrénées, 1780-1830.”

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Mar 28 2014

Protected: Anatole Upart presents “’Unus sed tricolor’: Zyrowice, SS. Sergio e Bacco and a Belarusian Madonna in Rome.”

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Mar 23 2014

Spring Quarter Schedule

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Dear Colleagues,

 

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, it is our pleasure to announce the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop schedule for the Spring quarter 2014.  All meetings will be held in Wieboldt 207 at the time indicated on the schedule.

 

Friday April 4th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Anatole Upart, Ph D. student in Art History, presents “’Unus sed tricolor’: Zyrowice, SS. Sergio e Bacco and a Belarusian Madonna in Rome.”

Friday May 2nd at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Mari Jo Velasco, Ph D. student in Music History, presents her dissertation proposal, “Moving Mountains: Music of Spiritual Renewal in the French Pyrénées, 1780-1830.”

 

Friday May 9th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Katrina Powers, Ph D. student in Romance Languages, presents her dissertation proposal, “‘El no querer no es culpa’: Biblical and Ovidian Images in Golden Age Spanish Tales of Unrequited Love”

 

Friday May 16th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Sarah E. Christopher Faggioli, Ph D. candidate in Romance Languages, present the fourth chapter of her dissertation, entitled “Rinaldo Corso’s 1543 Commentary on Vittoria Colonna’s poetry: a Spiritual Canzoniere”

Friday May 30th at 2:00 in Wieboldt 207–Mohammad Ballan, Ph D. candidate in History, presents “Zafadola Amicus Mei”: Vassalage, Friendship and the Construction of Imperial Sovereignty in the Chronica Adefonsi Imperatoris (ca. 1148)

Friday June 6th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo, Ph D. candidate in Music History, presents TBA

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at our meetings!

 

Sincerely,

 

David Reher, Jose Estrada, and Medardo Rosario

Graduate Student Coordinators

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

 

PS: Those requiring assistance to attend these events should contact the Graduate Student Coordinator David Reher at dmreher@uchicago.edu.

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Feb 25 2014

Protected: Muhammet Zahit Atcil presents Ottoman Fiscal Institutions and Economic Policies during the Grand Vizierates of Rustem Pasha (1544-1561)”

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Feb 12 2014

Protected: Ryan Giles presents “Converting the Saracen: The Historia del emperador Carlomagno and the Christianization of Granada”

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