référence : http://listes.cru.fr/arc/mascarene/2008-07/msg00002.html

Annonce du colloque au Clark Art Institute: "Visions de la scène" Jeff S. Ravel

Cher(e)s Collègues,

Voici le programme du symposium "Visions de la scène," qui aura lieu au Clark Art Institute les 12-13 septembre 2008.  Vous trouverez des renseignements sur l'enregistrement du symposium à http://www.clarkart.edu/make_a_visit/event_detail.cfm?ID=9703&nav=3.

Ce Symposium sert aussi comme troisième colloque organisé autour du site web CESAR (Calendrier électronique des spectacles sous l'Ancien Régime et la Révolution).  Les actes des colloques antérieures se consultent à http://www.cesar.org.uk.


Jeffrey S. Ravel
Associate Professor of History
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
History Faculty, E51-285
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139

t: 617.253.4451
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CESAR/Clark Symposium Program
Thursday, Sept. 11
3:00-5:00  CESAR Board Meeting


7:00-9:00  Display, discussion of Comédie-Française Registers Project prototype  (Jeff Ravel, Kurt Fendt,)  (Williams campus)
Friday, Sept. 12
9:00-9:15:  Welcome: Michael Holly, Director, Research and Academic Program Introduction: Mark Ledbury and Jeff Ravel
Morning Session: Theatricality and Illustration in the Seventeenth Century
Chair:  Jeff Ravel, MIT


Mark Bannister, Oxford Brookes University.  Ces Divertissemens et inventions ingénieuses: Towards an Understanding of the Idea of Spectacle in Early Seventeenth-Century France.”


Kathryn A. Hoffmann, University of Hawaii.  “The Theatrical Cadaver: Staging Death in the Seventeenth Century.”




Jeanne Bovet, Université de Montréal.  “Mouth Wide Shut: Visualizing Voice in French Seventeenth-Century Theater Images.”


Véronique Lochert, Université de Haute-Alsace.  “Illustrations and Stage Directions: Reading Theater Between Text and Image.”


12:30-2:00  Lunch Break
Afternoon Session: Word, Image, and Action in the Eighteenth-Century Theater
Chair: Shanti Singham (Williams College)


Jan L. Clarke, Durham University.  The Unknown Artists of the Seventeenth-Century Spectacular Stage.”


Sabine Chaouche, Oxford Brookes University.  “The ‘Theatrical’ as Reflected in the Plastic Arts: Passions of the Soul in Eighteenth-Century Engraving.”




Jacqueline Waeber, Duke University.  “Rousseau’s Pygmalion: A New vision de la scène?”


Anne L. Schroder, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University.  “François Gérard’s 1787 Iphigénie and Operatic Melodrama: A View Inside J.-L. David’s Studio.”
Reception in the Clark Foyer for all Conference attendees [Hopefully Clark Galleries open late]


7.30:  Dinner at the house of Michael Ann Holly, Director, Research and Academic Program, for speakers
Saturday, Sept. 13
Morning Session: Eighteenth-Century Theater Images: Fans, Fairs, and the Pornographic
Chair: ?
9:00- 10:30
Christian Biet, Institut Universitaire de France, Université de Paris X (Nanterre).  “Fans as Documentary Sources: Representations of Performance in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.”
Nathalie Rizzoni, CELLF 17e-18e, Université de Paris (Sorbonne).  “An Exceptional Iconographic Series: Handscreens with Images of Blaise et Babet, by Monvel (1783).”
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
Françoise Rubellin, Université de Nantes.  “Images of Theatrical Rivalry: Form and Function of the Fair Theater’s Engraved Frontispieces.”
Daniel Smith, Northwestern University.  “Naughty Readers Envision Bawdy Theater: Illustrations in the 1782 Théâtre gaillard.”
12:15-2:00   Lunch Break
[extended break to allow for visits to Clark Galleries, etc]
Afternoon Session: Rococo, Gender, and Genre
Chair: Mark Ledbury, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Georgia Cowart, Case Western Reserve University.  “Watteau, the King, and the Staging of Spectacle.”
Sarah Cohen, University at Albany, State University of New York.  “Female Artistry and the Staging of Rococo Spectacle”
Nicholas Paige, University of California, Berkeley.  “The Fourth Wall and Other Old Innovations: Illusion and the Aesthetics of the drame.”


4:15-4:30 pm            Coffee Break

4:30 Conference Response & Roundtable
Response:  Erika Naginski, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Roundtable convened by  Mark Ledbury, Jeff Ravel
6:00pm  Close of Conference: Light Dinner served for speakers in Clark Penthouse


8:00pm  Concert : Mark Kroll (Harpsichord), Brooks Rogers Concert Hall,

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