CONFERENCE 30 September - 1 October 2022: Attending to Women 1100-1800

Attending to Women, 1100-1800: Performance will take place from Friday, 30 September, until Saturday, 1 October at the Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library, Chicago. 

“The Great Court of Love” from Martin le Franc, 
Le champion des dames, Lyon, 1488, f. 8. (folio Inc. 8695)


On 1 October, our commissioning editor for Art History, Erika Gaffney will present in the following session: Plenary Roundtable 4 - Performing Pedagogy & Public Humanities, alongside Sarah Peters Kernan and Carol Symes.

Other Lund Humphries-affiliated scholars who will be presenting at the conference include: 

Sheila Barker - author of the Illuminating Women Artists series volume on Artemisia Gentileschi - will be presenting Workshop 1B: “Performing Gender in the Visual Arts: Women Artists/Female Patrons, Collectors, and Viewers” alongside Sheryl E. Reiss and Emma Luisa Cahill Marrón.

Frima Fox Hofrichter - who has a forthcoming book in the Illuminating Women Artists series on Judith Leyster - will be presenting Workshop 4A: And Draw Her Home with Music: Women, Girls, Music and Musical Instruments in Domestic Space in England and the Netherlands, ca. 1500-1800, alongside Linda Austern and Deanne Williams. 

Catherine Powell-Warren - who has a forthcoming book in the Illuminating Women Artists series on Maria Sibylla Merian - will be presenting Workshop 4D: Early Modern Dutch Women and the Household: Performing Art, Performing Gender, alongside Judith Noorman.