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A conference organized by The Society for Neo-Latin Studies & The Cambridge Society for Neo-Latin Studies

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Friday & Saturday

17 Sept – 18 September 2021

(online via UCL)

Provisional Programme

DAY 1: Friday, 17 September

1.50–2.00 Welcome

2.00–3.30 Panel I: ‘Style’

Jean David Eynard (Pembroke College, Cambridge): ‘“In Latine barbarous, and oft not without solecisms”: Milton and the Rhetoric of Faulty Concordances in Mid-Seventeenth Century England’

Valérie Wampfler (Université de Reims): ‘An Example of Baroque Latinity through the Inclusion of Ancient Literary Models into Modern Thoughts: Claude-Barthélemy Morisot’s Peruviana (1644)’

Javiera Lorenzini Raty (KCL): ‘Juvenalian Rage and Hermogenic Acrimonia: Scaliger’s Poetices Libri Septem and Late Elizabethan Satire’

3.30–4.00 Break

4.00–5.00 Panel II: ‘Music and Performance’

Eric Bianchi (Fordham University): ‘Asses at the Lyre: Latin as Musical Language, and the Benefits of Exclusion’

Adrian Horsewood (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire): ‘“Verbis piis ac devotis”: Non-Conformity in the Texts of Sacred Motets in 17th-Century Italy’

5.00–5.15 Break

5.15 – 6.15 Panel III: ‘Drama’

Jan Bloemendal (Royal Netherlands Academy/Huygens Institute): ‘What is a Baroque Tragedy?’

James Parente (University of Minnesota): ‘What Makes Tragedy Baroque?’

DAY 2: Saturday, 18 September

1.50–2.00 Welcome back

2.00–3.30 Panel IV: ‘Religion’

Stephen Harrison (Corpus Christi College, Oxford): ‘Catullan Literary Friendship in Baroque Rome: Classicising Hendecasyllables by Cardinal Maffeo Barberini (the Future Pope Urban VIII)’

Alison Shell (UCL): ‘Christ’s Blood or Mary’s Milk? “Clarus Bonsarcius”, Baroque Piety, and English Protestant Outrage’

Patryk Ryczkowski (Universität Innsbruck): ‘Verse Hagiography in the Baroque: The Case of St. Casimir Jagiellon’

3.30–4.00 Break

4.00–5.00 Panel V: ‘Poetic Circles’

Beate Hintzen (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn): ‘A Circle of Poets at Leipzig and the Mannerism of their Latinity’

Gorana Stepanić (Juraj Dobrila University of Pula): ‘Writing High and Low: Generic, Stylistic, Geographic, and Social Stratifications of the Baroque Latin Poetry in South Eastern Europe’

5.00–5.15 Break

5.15–6.15 Panel VI: ‘Poetic and Rhetorical Theory’

Lucy Nicholas (KCL/Warburg Institute): ‘The Sixteenth Century’s Impact on Neo-Latin Baroque Rhetoric’

Tomas Riklius (Vilnius University): ‘The Innovator of Baroque Literature: M. C. Sarbievius’ De acuto et arguto’

6.15–6.30 Final Remarks, Conclusion

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