Theater and Ethics in Europe under the Ancien Regime (Strasbourg)

Theater and Ethics in Europe under the Ancien Regime

University of Strasbourg

February 1-3, 2023

ORGANIZATION

Francesco D’Antonio and Sandrine Berrgard as part of LETHICA

FEBRUARY 1

Conference room – Misha 5 Allée du General Rouvillois, 67000 Strasbourg

9:00 Welcome of participants

9.15 opening ceremony Anthony Mangeon – ITI Lethica Research Manager

ETHICS AND DRAMATURGY

Chairman Piermario Vescovo

9:30 – 10:30 Pierre-Louis Rosenfeld – New Sorbonne University / Institute of Theater Studies

The art of management in the tragicomedies of Georges de Scudéry

10:30 – 11:00 Marco Corradini – University of Cattolica Milano

Mirror for Genoa: Ethics and Politics in Alcippo Spartano (1623) by Ansaldo Ceba (in Italian)

11:00 – 11:30 Sabine Lardon – University of Lyon

Mirror of Princes in the tragedies of Robert Garnier

11.30-12.00 Discussions with the public

12:00 – 14:00 MISHA lunch buffet

ETHICS AND THE PERFORMING ARTS

Conference hall – Misha

Chairman of the meeting Francesco D’Antonio

14:00 – 14:30 Emmanuelle Saulnier-Cassia – University of Versailles-Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines

A lawyer’s view of Molière’s contradictory ethical discourse

14:30 – 15:00 Piermario Vescovo – Ca’Foscari University – Venice

Law and the Theatre: Comic Law between Shakespeare and Goldoni (in Italian)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00 Simona Morando – University of Genoa – Giovan Battista Andreini in 1625: a new ethical role for the actor (in Italian)

16:00 – 16:30 Françoise Decroisette – University of Paris 8

Rhetorical variations of “plagiarism” in Italian theatrical paratexts between the 16th and 18th centuries

16:30 – 17:00 Discussions with the public

19:30 Dinner at La Victoire restaurant, 24, rue des Pêcheurs, Strasbourg

FEBRUARY 2

Conference hall – Misha

TRANSPARENCIES AND THE SECRETS OF THE SPIRITS

Session chairman

Françoise Decroisette

9:30 – 10:00 Paola Cosentino, University of Turin

Cruel Passions: Machiavelli, Botero, and Tragedy in the 17th Century

From 10:00 to 10:30 Catherine Dumas – University of Lille

Vengeance or “Special Justice” applicationothello Shakespeare and El castigo sin revenge By Lope de Vega

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Marc Vuillermoz – University of Chambéry

Forms and issues of tragic repentance. Around Marianne by Tristan

11:00 – 12:00 Nina Hugot – University of Lorraine

Debates on Rape in Sixteenth-Century French Tragedy

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch: Restaurant Le 32, 32 Bd de la Victoire

SPIRITUAL AND ETHICAL REVOLUTIONS

Conference room – Misha Session Chair Marc Vuillermoz

14:00 – 14:30 Jean-Jacques Chardin – University of Strasbourg

Mercy, Compassion, and State Reason in Selected Shakespearean Plays

14:30 – 15:00 Jean-Marc Civardi – University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

Aroundoratio morata (Hensius, La Mesnardiere, Vossius)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00 Christine Sukic – University of Reims

The first partHenry IV (c. 1597) Shakespeare: Ethics, Politics, and the Poetic Art

16:00 – 16:30 Ouafae El Mansouri – Sorbonne University

The Villain on the Tragic Stage in the 18th Century: Ethical Issues and Poetic Perspectives

16:30 – 17:00 Discussions with the public

19:30 Meylon Theater – European stage

Castles Gurshad Shaheman – theater performance in French

Duration 2 hours 50

FEBRUARY 3

Conference hall – Misha

DISORDINATING AND HETERODOX VOICES

Session Chair Sandrine Berrgard

9.30-10.00 Céline Fournial – University of Clermont-Ferrand

Ethics and tragicomic action

10:00 – 10:30:00 Clément Scotto Di Clemente – Sorbonne University

[Les poètes comiques] he imagined that it was necessary to dogmatize in order to become a master: unethical in the theater

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Yasmine Loraud – Sorbonne University

Heroism in the regular tragedy of the French seventeenth century. An admirable response to the pathos of ethical conscience?

11.30-12.00 Discussions with the public

12:00 – 12:30 Closing speech

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