Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 306, JW Marriott
Maritime Humanities, 1500–1700: Cultural Meanings of the Mediterranean/Atlantic
Program arranged by the forum CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern. Presiding: Patricia E. Grieve, Columbia Univ.
1. “Mapping Transatlantic Piratical Movements and Individuals at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century,” Mariana Velazquez, Columbia Univ.
2. “Hamlet the Pirate, Ophelia the Mermaid: Mimesis, Narration, and the Early Modern Maritime Imagination,” Emma Atwood, Boston Coll.
3. “Maritime Disasters: Surviving Shipwreck in Early Modern Portugal,” Estela J. Vieira, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
Respondent: Josiah Blackmore, Harvard Univ.