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The Salon and the Senses in the Long Eighteenth Century: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (day 1)


From: Thursday, March 04, 2021, 01:00pm

To: Thursday, March 04, 2021, 08:30pm


A virtual conference hosted by Experiencing the Salon


March 4, 2021

Session #1 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Welcome and 18th-Century Drama Workshop

1:00 to 1:15  Jennifer Jones (History-SAS) and Rebecca Cypess (Music-Mason Gross), Welcome

1:15 to 2:00  Christopher Cartmill (Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts)
                   "The Chironomia": A 45-minute interactive workshop on 18th-century English and French dramatic practices


Session #2 2:15- 3:45 p.m. The Senses of Smell, Touch, and Humor

     Iris Moon (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
     “Open, Shut Them: A Capodimonte Snuffbox and the Sense of Touch in the Salon”

     Érika Wicky (Université Lumière Lyon 2)
    “Olfaction and the Salon: The Smell of Paint from Mansion House to Art Critique”

     Marjanne Elaine Goozé (University of Georgia)
     “A Sense of Humor and Antisemitism in the Berlin Jewish Salons Circa 1800” 


Session #3 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Keynote Address

     Melanie Conroy (University of Memphis)
     “On Networking: Enlightenment-Era French Salons”


Session #4 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Lecture-Recital

     The Raritan Players, directed by Rebecca Cypess
     “In the Salon of Elizabeth Graeme,” a program exploring the musical practices of a salon hostess in 1760s–70s Philadelphia.
     Played on period instrument.



 Full program and conference Zoom links



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