Symposium: Sacred and Profane in the Early Modern Hispanic World

Presented in conjunction with the IMA’s special exhibition, Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World, this symposium will examine the religious visual culture of 17th-century Spain and Latin America through the fields of literature, art, religion, politics and history. The symposium will include talks by Anne J. Cruz, professor of Early Modern Spanish Literature at the University of Miami; Ignacio Navarette, professor of Spanish at the University of California-Berkeley; Tanya Tiffany, assistant professor of Italian and Spanish art at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and Jeffery Schrader, assistant professor of art history at the University of Colorado-Denver, as well as presentations by established scholars from across the country. A visit to the exhibition and a musical performance are included. Complete schedule coming soon.

Dates:
Friday, October 16, 2009 / 11:00 am at the IMA
Saturday, October 17, 2009 / 8:45 am at Indiana University, Bloomington

Registration required and includes attendance to both days.

Download Symposium Program (PDF)

View a list of conference speakers and topics.

View a listing of hotels for Symposium registrants. To receive a discounted room rate, please mention the symposium when making your reservation.

Co-presented by Indiana University, Bloomington. This program has been made possible through a matching grant from the Indiana Humanities Council in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Location: 
Friday, October 16 at IMA / Saturday, October 17 at Indiana University, Bloomington
Ticket Price: 
FREE