Session Title

Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art III (A Roundtable)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Italian Art Society

Organizer Name

Max Grossman

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-El Paso

Presider Name

Carrie E. Beneš

Presider Affiliation

New College of Florida

Paper Title 1

Discussant

Presenter 1 Name

Max Grossman

Paper Title 2

Discussant

Presenter 2 Name

Judith Steinhoff

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Houston

Paper Title 3

Discussant

Presenter 3 Name

Nino Zchomelidse

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Paper Title 4

Respondent

Presenter 4 Name

Max Grossman

Start Date

15-5-2015 3:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 210

Description

This session, one of three that is sponsored by the Italian Art Society, explores civic foundation legends in the art of medieval and Renaissance Italy. The roundtable group includes one discussant and three respondents, and the audience will be invited to participate as well. The aim is to advance our understanding of the interrelation between civic identity and visual culture while exploring the complex sociopolitical circumstances underlying the manufacture and propagation of historical narratives. Questions of historiography and methodology will also be investigated.

Max Grossman

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May 15th, 3:30 PM

Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art III (A Roundtable)

Bernhard 210

This session, one of three that is sponsored by the Italian Art Society, explores civic foundation legends in the art of medieval and Renaissance Italy. The roundtable group includes one discussant and three respondents, and the audience will be invited to participate as well. The aim is to advance our understanding of the interrelation between civic identity and visual culture while exploring the complex sociopolitical circumstances underlying the manufacture and propagation of historical narratives. Questions of historiography and methodology will also be investigated.

Max Grossman