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Constructing the equality of the sexes in the early modern period / Penser l’égalité des sexes à l’ancien régime

Submitted by ccarlin on 8 October 2017 - 4:40pm

International Conference, 25th-26th October 2017

National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

 

Wednesday 25th October

 

* Margarete Zimmermann, Freie Universität Berlin (Emerita)

 ‘L’anachorétisme “mondain” de Gabrielle Suchon: un outil pour penser l’égalité’

 

* Derval Conroy, University College Dublin

‘Strategies of ambivalence: constructing equality in Gabrielle Suchon’s Traité de la Morale et de la Politique’ (1693)

 

* Key-note speaker:

Geneviève Fraisse, Centre national de recherche scientifique, Paris

‘L’opérateur égalité’

 

* Key-note speaker:

Marie-Frédérique Pellegrin, Université de Lyon 

 ‘Égalité, neutralité, différencialisme. Confronter Descartes, Malebranche et Poulain de la Barre’

 

 * Sarah Carvallo, École centrale de Lyon

  ‘Riolan et l’anthropologie médicale du sexe’

 

* Kathryn Hoffmann, University of Hawaii-Manoa

  ‘Difference and unstable gender in seventeenth-century France’

 

 

                    Thursday 26th October

 

 

*Jan Clarke, Durham University

‘The equality of women: theatre professionals in seventeenth-century France’

 

* Dan Carey, NUI Galway, & Gábor Gelléri, Aberystwyth University

 ‘Women and the Art of Travel, 1570-1800’

 

* Key-note speaker:

 Siep Stuurman, Utrecht University (Emeritus)

 ‘The emergence of a ‘sense of the global’ and the Enlightenment critique of colonialism

 

*Heidi Keller-Lapp, Eleanor Roosevelt College, University of California, San Diego

‘Writing Canadoises and Jesuitesses into being: Ursuline missionaries in seventeenth-century New France’

 

* Carol Baxter, Trinity College Dublin

‘Anti-equality narratives in Port-Royal: an equality strategy?’

 

* Danielle Clarke, University College Dublin

 ‘ “Their sex not equal seemed”’: concepts of equality in 17th-century English writing’

 

 

 Enquiries and registration to:

 Dr Derval Conroy, 

Associate Professor, French and Francophone Studies, UCD 

(derval.conroy@ucd.ie)

 

 

 

Graciously supported by the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Research Fund, University College Dublin; 

Centre for Gender and Women’s History, Trinity College Dublin;

College of Arts and Humanities, University College Dublin; 

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, University College Dublin; 

The Society for Renaissance Studies (UK)

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