Mid-Alantic Renaissance-Reformation Seminar (MARRS) March 22-23, 2013

Conference Program


Friday Evening, March 22

5 - 6:15 p.m. Opening Reception / Clock Tower Lounge, Fisher Student Center (FSC)

6:30 p.m. Plenary Address / Leutze Hall 143

  • Tom Robisheaux, Duke University, "The Craft of Microhistory."

8:00 p.m. Banquet / Azalea Room, Fisher University Union (FUU)

Saturday Morning, March 23

8:30 a.m. Coffee Service / Leutze Hall 131

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Panel / Leutze Hall 143
Presiding: Scott Juall, University of North Carolina Wilmington

  • Holly Pickett, Washington and Lee University: "Poisoned Objects adn Religious Polemics in Jacobean Revenge Tragedy."
  • Robert Pierce, Christopher Newport University: "Three Stories of Religious Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Italy."
  • Cara Welch, St. John Fisher College: "Classical Models of Citizenship in the Essais: Plutarch and Seneca on Friendship and Marriage."

10:30 a.m. Coffee Break / Leutze Hall 131

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Roundtable / Leutze Hall 143

"Cultural Exchanges in the Early Modern World"

Oragnizer: Lynn Mollenauer
Presenters: Lynn Mollenauer, Eva Mehl, Scott Juall, Pascale Barthe

Lodging Information

Lodging information

Rooms have been blocked at the Fairfield Inn & Suite at 307 Eastwood Road in Wilmington. The rate is $79.00 + tax. This rate is available for the nights of March 22, 23, 24, and 25. The reservation deadline is March 11. To make a reservation, click on one of the following links:

  • if you'd like a room with 2 Queen beds ($79.00per night):

Book 2 Queensat Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beachfor $79.00per night

  • if you'd like a room with 1 King bed ($79.00per night):

Book 1 Kingat Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beachfor $79.00per night


There is a $35 conference registration fee, which includes the price of the banquet. Please send a check made out to UNCW to the address below, as soon as possible. The menu includes a choice of Moroccan-Spiced Beef Tenderloin or Vegetarian Manicotti Florentine. Please indicate if you prefer the vegetarian option.

Pascale Barthe (barthep@uncw.edu)
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Leutze Hall
The University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 962-3595


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