Conferences, 1991–2000

  • Commerce and the Representation of Nature in Early Modern Europe
  • Histories of Heresy, 1640–1800
  • The Ashes of Bruno: A Symposium to Commemorate Giordano Bruno on the 400th Anniversary of His Death
  • Gaelic Culture, Literature, and Society
  • Iran and the Surrounding World since 1500: Cultural Influences and Interactions
  • Exemplary Cases: Representative Bodies in Anglo-America, 1600–1820
  • Romantic Enlightenment: Sir Walter Scott and the Politics of History
  • New Western Histories: Honoring Norris Hundley
  • “New” Women, “Old” Men? Debating Sexual Difference around the Fin de Siècle
  • Moralizing Nature (in Berlin)
  • Grand Crossings: A Symposium Honoring the Life and Work of Professor Alexander Saxton
  • Forging Connections: Women’s Poetry from Renaissance to Romantic
  • War and Science during the Old Regime
  • British Radical Culture of the 1790s
  • Casanova and the Enlightenment
  • Materialist Philosophy, Religious Heresy, and Political Radicalism, 1650–1800
  • Republican Virtue in Switzerland (in Ascona, Switzerland)
  • “Telling the Truth about History”: A Roundtable with the Authors
  • Montesquieu and the Spirit of Modernity
  • Women in the Theater
  • Ordering Nature in the Enlightenment
  • Stories about Childbirth
  • Nature and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe
  • Deformity, Monstrosity, and Gender, 1600–1800
  • Science and the Social Sciences in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
  • Napoleon’s Expedition to Egypt: Considering the Effects
  • William Hogarth: A Tercentenary Symposium (with a concurrent exhibition at UCLA at the Hammer Museum)
  • The Swiss Connection: Reconceptualizing Nature, Science, and Aesthetics
  • Humanitarianism, Human Rights, and Revolution: The Abbé Henri Grégoire and His Causes
  • The Scholar, the Intellectual, the Teacher: Historical Representations. A Tribute to Amos Funkenstein
  • Enthusiasm and Modernity in Europe, 1650–1850
  • Germaine de Staël: Mediating Culture in the Age of Revolution
  • Newton and Religion
  • Enlightenment and Diaspora: The Armenian and Jewish Cases
  • Skepticism in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (in Leipzig and Göttingen)
  • Vindicating Wollstonecraft
  • Celebrating Keats: 1795–1995
  • Eighteenth-Century Opera: A Reunion of History and Music History
  • Leibniz, Mysticism, and Religion
  • Dutch National Consciousness in Seventeenth-Century Art
  • Discourses of Tolerance and Intolerance in the Enlightenment
  • The Rhetoric of Bureaucratic and Academic Prose: Genres, Figures, Tropes, and Gestures
  • Gender and Science in Early Modern Europe
  • Going Public: Women and Publishing in Early Modern France
  • Vitalism in the Enlightenment
  • George Herbert in the Nineties: Reflections and Reassessments
  • Exploring the Early Modern City: The Turin Census of 1705
  • Seventeenth-Century French Studies Today: A Conference in Honor of Professor Lloyd Moote
  • Located Knowledges: Intersections between Cultural, Gender, and Science Studies
  • Mapping the Public Sphere: Configurations of Eighteenth-Century Culture after Habermas
  • Johann Amos Comenius: Educator, Philosopher, Theologian
  • Grammar and Inscribing Culture
  • Jewish Christians/Christian Jews in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
  • Venue and Power: The Politics of Place in Early Modern Europe
  • “Remember St. Domingo”: A Symposium on the Bicentenary of the Haitian Revolution