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

Publié le 17 octobre 2017 par Institut du Genre

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[at]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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