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From Sea to Sky: Early Modern Horizons

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presented online via Zoom Meeting

Organized by Vin Nardizzi, The University of British Columbia, and Bronwen Wilson, University of California, Los Angeles

Co-sponsored by University of California Humanities Research Institute

This symposium is one outcome of a UBC and UCLA Collaborative Research Mobility Award. Its long-time collaborators, Dr. Vin Nardizzi (English, UBC) and Dr. Bronwen Wilson (Art History, UCLA), are key researchers in the international collaborative project “Earth, Sea, Sky”. Wilson is also one of three principal investigators in the UCHRI project: On the sea and coastal ecologies: early modern pasts and uncertain futures. We are grateful to our collaborators and these institutions for their support.
Vin Nardizzi, The University of British Columbia
ChairLaura Hutchingame, Graduate Student, University of California, Los Angeles
Moderator

Robert N. Watson, University of California, Los Angeles
“Donne on the Shore”

Ayasha Guerin, The University of British Columbia
“Echolocation, Race and Migration”

Nicolyna Enriquez, Graduate Student, University of California, Los Angeles
“Surrounded by the Sea: Graffiti and Ship Imagery on Cretan Church Wall Paintings”

Abigail Berry, Graduate Student, University of California, Los Angeles
“Fluid Boundaries of the Invisible: Quarantine in Fifteenth-Century Europe”

Cynthia Fang, Graduate Student, University of California, Los Angeles
“Imaginary Voyages: A Sailing Ship at the Aviary in Yuanming Yuan”

Bronwen Wilson, University of California, Los Angeles
“The Sea, the line, and the Limits of Perspective”

Joseph Monteyne, The University of British Columbia
“Equivocal Space and the Problem of the Sea in Blake and Fuseli’s Images of Dante’s Cocytus”

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Date:
May 5
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/sea-to-sky/

Organizers

UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies
Clark Library