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Volunteer to Chair a Session at RSA NOLA 2018

Below is a list of sessions at the 2018 New Orleans conference organized by the RSA from accepted individual paper submissions. Volunteer chairs must renew or become members of the society for 2018, and be registered for the conference. To volunteer to chair an available session, please fill out this form. A list of policies and guidelines for chairs can be found here.

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Time Session Title 
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Literary Reformations in the English Renaissance
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Embodying Spenser
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Beyond Old and New Worlds in Shakespeare
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Mediating the Female Body in English Renaissance Literature
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Altarpieces and Religious Painting in Italy
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Notating and Performing Sacred and Secular Music in Renaissance England
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Consumption, Diet, and Delivery
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reorienting Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern English Literature
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Early- and Post-Modern Philosophy in Conversation
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Patrons and Clients of Art in Seventeenth-Century Italy and Sweden
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Literary Negotiations in Early Modern France: Memory, Legacy, Ethics
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Iberia, Italy, and the Other
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Raphael and Romano: Feasts, Ornament, the Vernacular
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Recontextualizing Jonson's Theater
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Ecocriticism from Renaissance to Restoration England
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Greek and Latin: Dialogues between the Classics and the Vernacular
 2:00–3:30 p.m. The Normative and Non-Normative in Hispanic Literature
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Restoring, Transmitting, and Attributing Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Art in the Hispanic World
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Catholic Empires, Real and Planned
 4:00–5:30 p.m. War, Money, Murder, and Time
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Theorizing Power with Shakespeare
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Painting and Portraiture across Borders
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Catholics in Dialogue with the Spirituali and the Reformation
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Post-Classical English and German Translations
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Scientific Revolutions in Early Modernity
 4:00–5:30 p.m. The Aesthetic and Religious Overtones of Renaissance Music Theory


Friday, 23 March 2018

Time Session Title 
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Writing the Americas: Geography, History, and Identity
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Administering Venice and Genoa: Slaves, Land, Coasts
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Book Culture: Collecting, Translating, Publishing in Italy and France
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Letters and Books in Flux in the Seventeenth Century
 9:00–10:30 a.m. In the Streets and On the Stage in Seventeenth-Century France
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Miltonic Pedagogy, Past and Present
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. New Worlds, New Histories
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reading and Listening to the Lyric and the Epic: Ariosto, Tasso, and Spenser
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Dante Revisited
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Of Books, Mathematics, Astronomy, and Visual Acuity
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Interactions of Manuscript and Print in Florence, Germany, and East-Central Europe
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tales Retold: Christianity, Humanism, Judaism, Islam
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Uprisings, Vendetta, and Violence
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Visualizing New Spain
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Publishing in Renaissance France
 2:00–3:30 p.m. The Geography and Spaces of the French Religious Wars
4:00–5:30 p.m. The Politics of Protestantism in Stuart England
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Managing Money in Renaissance Italy
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Reading and Writing New Spain
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Gender and Politics in Music and Performance, from Antwerp to Venice
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Of Obscenity, Gluttony, and Cuckoldry: Bracciolino, Boccaccio, Rabelais


Saturday, 24 March 2018

Time Session Title 
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Dramatic Experiments in France and England
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Spaces of Performance in Early Modern England
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Art By, About, and For the Medici
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Reading Girolamo Benivieni and Pico della Mirandola
 9:00–10:30 a.m. Composers, Convents, and Counterpoint in Early Modern Iberia
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Expressing and Challenging Belief in Early Modern England
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Architecture, Sculpture, and Urban Design: Florence and Rome, Then and Now
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Art in France: Across Generations and Borders
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Florence Viewed from Within and Without
 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reading Veronica Franco
2:00–3:30 p.m. Animal Bodies in France, Italy, and Shakespeare's England
2:00–3:30 p.m. Retroping the English Renaissance
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Art, Diplomacy, and Orientalism
 2:00–3:30 p.m. On Architecture and Its Origins
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Medicine, Physicians, and Science in Germany and France
 2:00–3:30 p.m. Woodcuts, Illuminations, and Emblems as Commentary
4:00–5:30 p.m. Rethinking the Shakespearean Body
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Rethinking Literary Theory in the English Renaissance
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Conflicts of Authority on the English Stage
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Disbinding the Early Modern English Text
 4:00–5:30 p.m. Civic Discord in Early Modern Europe: Hellhounds, Witches, Pain, and Healing
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