French Renaissance Literary and Scholarly Legacies

A Conference in Honor of Edwin M. Duval on December 7, 2018


Friday, December 7, 2018

Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place in Room 208 of the Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street

9:00-9:30 Welcome and opening remarks

Amy Hungerford (Yale University) and Maurice Samuels (Yale University)

9:30-11:00 Duvalian Readings of Rabelais

Moderator: Bruce Hayes (University of Kansas)

Speakers: François Cornilliat (Rutgers University-New Brunswick), Mireille Huchon (Université Paris-Sorbonne), François Rigolot (Princeton University), Edward Tilson (Trent University)

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:30 France and Italy: Travels, Appropriations, and Transactions 

Moderator: Tom Conley (Harvard University)

Speakers: Richard Cooper (Brasenose College, Oxford), Brooke D. Di Lauro (University of Mary Washington), Richard Keatley (Independent Scholar)

Break for lunch 

2:30-3:45 Writing the Wars of Religion

Moderator: Mary McKinley (University of Virginia)

Speakers: Dora Polachek (Binghamton University), Shira Weidenbaum (Quest University), Cathy Yandell (Carleton College)

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-4:30 A Concert of French Renaissance music performed by members of the Yale Collegium Musicum, directed by Grant Herreid (WHC Auditorium, Room 120)

4:45-5:15 Closing remarks

David Quint (Yale University), Jessica DeVos (Yale University), and Bruce Hayes (University of Kansas)

5:15-6:15 Reception for conference participants, attendees, friends and colleagues

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