FRIDAY, MARCH 27 — University Room, Hyde Hall

4 – 4:15 PM Registration
4:15 PM Opening Remarks

4:30 – 6 PM Session 1
Chair: Mary Pardo, Art History, UNC

“A Tale of Two Cities: Manuel Chrysoloras’ account of Rome and New Rome”
Paroma Chatterjee, University of Michigan

“Activating the Past: Pietro de Zorzi’s Maria Orans in San Marco, Venice”
Benjamin Paul, Rutgers University

Discussant: Melissa Bullard, History, UNC

6 PM Reception: Allcott Gallery Lobby, Hanes Art Center

SATURDAY, MARCH 28 — University Room, Hyde Hall

9 – 9:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 11 AM Session 2
Chair: Irene Gomez-Castellano, Romance Languages, UNC

“The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan, the Life of Mexico City”
Barbara E. Mundy, Fordham University

“Sensorial Luxuries, Botanical Fantasies, and Global Exchange: The Porcelain Room at Aranjuez”
Tara Zanardi, Hunter College

Discussant: Eduardo Douglas, Art History, UNC

11 – 11:15 AM Coffee Break

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Session 3
Chair: Ellen Welch, Romance Languages, UNC

“The East Indian Cries of London”
Zirwat Chowdhury, Reed College

“History Repeats Itself in Jean-Léon Gérôme’s Reception of the Siamese Ambassadors at Fontainebleau
Meredith Martin, New York University

Discussant: Elizabeth Mansfield, National Humanities Center

12:45 PM Closing Remarks: Mary D. Sheriff, Art History, UNC