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Sunday, 28 December

282. New Approaches to Festivals in Europe and the Americas

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Foothill F, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Literature

Presiding: Lisa Voigt, Univ. of Chicago

1. “Popular Religion and Transatlantic Political Economy in Colonial Portobello: The Festival of the Cristo Negro,” Santa Arias, Univ. of Kansas

2. “Spectacles of Destruction: Staging Iconoclasm in Early Modern England and Spain,” Geoffrey Shullenberger, Brown Univ.

3. “Public Readership and Public Politics: English Books of European Festivals,” Lauren Shohet, Villanova Univ.

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