THE HURT(FUL) BODY BEFORE DIDEROT

We like to draw your attention to:

The Hurt(ful) Body Before Diderot, Pain and Suffering in Early Modern Performance and the Visual Arts (c. 1600 – 1790).

Brussels, 21-22 November 2013
Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts

The disjunctive image of pain and suffering is
today too often regarded as simply ‘emotive’, an expression like any other. The Hurt(ful) Body examines early modern and eighteenth-century visual culture at large, addressing key manifestations of the hurt and hurt-causing body and setting up a dialogue between various academic disciplines.

Keynote speakers are Jonathan Sawday (Saint Louis University) and Christian Biet (Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre – La Défense)

See for more information the website.

The hurtfull body

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s