The Humanities Project

The Veils of Salomé: October 8-11, 2014

Symposium Agenda

Salomé in Gown
Salomé in Gown

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Thursday, October 9, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library
River Campus

Introduction to Session 1
Emil Homerin
9:00-9:30 am
"Josephus on Salomé and Her Times"
Aaron Hughes
9:30-10:00 am
"Salomé in the New Testament and Later Christianity"
Anne Merideth
10:00-11:00 am
"From Dancing Daughter to Femme Fatale: Salome in Western Art"
Grace Seiberling
11:00 am-Noon
"Late-Medieval Music for John the Baptist and the Dancing Girl."
Michael Anderson
Introduction to Session 2
Matthew Brown
1:00-1:30 pm
"A Heady History: Salomé and John the Baptist in English Literature"
Jonathan Baldo
1:30-2:30 pm
"Writing Salomé's Dance: Mallarmé, Flaubert, Huysmans, and Wilde."
Francoise Meltzer
2:30-3:00 pm
"Salome at the Theatre: Oscar Wilde in Paris and London"
Jean Pedersen
3:00-3:30 pm
"Staging Scandal with Salomé"
Joy Calico
3:45-4:30 pm
"P. Craig Russell and a recent interpretation of Salomé"
Emil Homerin

Friday, October 10, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Spurrier Hall, River Campus

Introduction to Session 3
Missy Pfohl Smith
"The Dance of Seduction"
Deirdre Towers
"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
Katrina Scott