The conference is now open for bookings.
Rooms for speakers and delegates can be booked at St Catharine’s College and other colleges of the University at: www.universityrooms.com. If you are booking rooms at St Catharine’s College, please use the booking code DDCONF, which will entitle you to a 10% discount on the room fee (for rooms booked before the end of May only).
There will be no conference fee, and lunches and teas/coffees will be provided free of charge.
More information can be found here.
Saturday 11 July 2015
9.30 – 11.00: Session 7
A. Confessional confrontation I [McGrath Centre] Chair: Irene Galandra Cooper
- Flora Cassen – The sausage in the Jews’ pantry: food and Jewish-Christian relations in Renaissance Italy
- Borja Franco Llopis – The Moriscos’ domestic devotions viewed through Christian eyes in early modern Iberia
- Suzanna Ivanic – The material interface of beliefs in seventeenth-century Prague burgher homes
B. Orthodox/heterodox [Ramsden Room] Chair: Marco Faini
- Kathleen Ashley – Psalm singing at home: the case of Etienne Mathieu, a Burgundian Protestant
- Tara Alberts – ‘House-churches’, ‘oratories’ and lay devotional practices in seventeenth-century Vietnam
- Igor Sosa Mayor – Eating bones and producing relics: martyrs’ relics and their consumption in southern Spain in 1628
C. Reading, writing, image + text III [Rushmore Room] Chair: Zuzanna Sarnecka
- Soyeon Kim – The unwritten ritual: a study of the gathering of the four Buddhas
- Silvia Nocentini – Hagiography: a source for private devotions?
- Philip Gavitt – Ritual, memory, and the body in the Decor Puellarum (1471)
11.00 – 11.30: Tea [McGrath Centre]
11.30 – 12.45: Keynote lecture [McGrath Centre]
Virginia Reinburg (Boston College, Massachusetts)
The Book of Hours Between Home and Cosmos.
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch [Dining Hall, St Catharine’s College]
14.00 – 15.30: Session 8
A. Confessional confrontation II [McGrath Centre] Chair: Matthew Champion
- Martin Christ – “And may they be sung in, and in front of the houses”: Catholic domestic worship in a Lutheran region, Upper Lusatia, c. 1520-1620
- Gabriela Ramos – Living with the Virgin in the Colonial Andes: a study of images of private devotion of Our Lady of Copacabana in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
- Greg Salazar – Daniel Featley’s The Handmade of Private Devotion: a ‘Calvinist Conformist’ household devotional work
B. The life cycle [Ramsden Room] Chair: Alessia Meneghin
- Lucia Boscolo Folegana – The cradle, the swaddling bands, the fire: spiritual lauds in preparation for Christmas in eighteenth-century Italian domestic devotion
- Marion Katz – Commemoration of the Prophet’s birthday as a domestic ritual in fifteenth- to sixteenth-century Damascus
- Emily Fine – Dying devotions: mothers’ written legacies to their children
C. Iconography [Rushmore Room] Chair: Maya Corry
- Molly Harrington – In Her image: the style, iconography and theory of paintings of the Virgin in private Catholic settings during the Dutch Golden Age
- Kathleen Ryor – Style as substance: literati Buddhist ink painting and devotional practices in late Ming dynasty China
- Margarita Voulgaropoulou – From domestic devotion to the church altar: venerating Orthodox icons in the early modern Adriatic
15.30 – 16.30: Roundup and conclusions: Members of the Domestic Devotions project [McGrath Centre]