The Veils of Salomé: October 8-11, 2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library
Introduction to Session 1
"Josephus on Salomé and Her Times"
"Salomé in the New Testament and Later Christianity"
"From Dancing Daughter to Femme Fatale: Salome in Western Art"
"Late-Medieval Music for John the Baptist and the Dancing Girl."
Introduction to Session 2
"A Heady History: Salomé and John the Baptist in English Literature"
"Writing Salomé's Dance: Mallarmé, Flaubert, Huysmans, and Wilde."
"Salome at the Theatre: Oscar Wilde in Paris and London"
"Staging Scandal with Salomé"
"P. Craig Russell and a recent interpretation of Salomé"
Friday, October 10, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Spurrier Hall, River Campus
Introduction to Session 3
Missy Pfohl Smith
"The Dance of Seduction"
"Twisted, Tangled, and Tied Up in Knots: Finding Salomé's Motivation to Dance Beneath the Mystique, Double Standards, and a Pile of Fabric"
Betty Jenkins and Leanne Rinelli