Recent Conference Papers and Workshop Presentations
 

“‘La foi sans les œuvres est morte’: Les protestants de Loudun et la pratique de la charité (1589-1685)”   Colloque International : Le protestantisme et les œuvres en Europe : institutions et pratiques charitables (XVIe-XIXe siècles), Mulhouse, France  (juin 2011)

“The ‘Afterlife’ of a Seventeenth-Century Protestant Text on a Demonic Possession Trial in Loudun, France,” History Seminar Series, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s Campus) (February 2011)

“Searching for a Balance between Altruism and Survival: The Reformed Community of Loudun and the Dispensation of Charity in the Later Sixteenth Century,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Montréal  (October 2010)

“Searching for Independent Agency in the Female Life Cycle: Testimony from the Provincial Town of Loudun during the Seventeenth Century,” French Historical Studies Conference, Phoenix  (April 2010)

“Off the Beaten Path: The Relations between the Protestant Community of Loudun and the Commanderie of St. John of Jerusalem, 1562-1610,” History Seminar Series, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s Campus) (February 2010)

“To Marry in Difficult Times: The Practice of Marriage among the Protestant  Minority of Loudun, France, 1598-1685,” Instituting Calvin, a conference held at the Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Toronto  (June 2009)

“Nicolas Aubin and the Possession of Loudun: The Link between Skepticism, Religious Persecution, and State Power,” paper presented at the Conference The Devil in Society in the Premodern World, Toronto   (October 2008)

“Seventeenth-Century French Society: A Dynamic of Theories and Realities,” Department of French, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s  (March 2008  )

Les Protestants de Loudun: La vie d’une minorité religieuse en France au XVIIe siècle,” Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s  (March 2008)

"The Catholics of Loudun and the Tridentine Directives on Procreation, Sexuality, and Baptism, 1598-1665,” Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, Minneapolis  (October 2007)

“Le consistoire de Loudun, 1589-1602: Entre le pouvoir, la discipline, et l’Édit de Nantes,” Colloque: Europe Réformée: Dire l’interdit: le vocabulaire de la censure et de l’exclusion, Avignon, (June 2007)

"Confessional Dynamics and Political Power: The Protestant and Catholic Officeholders of Loudun, 1598-1640," History Seminar Series, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's  (January 2007)

“La mort, l’au-delà et les relations confessionnelles: Les testaments et leurs testateurs dans la ville de Loudun, 1598-1685,” One-day conference on the issue of Protestant-Catholic relations in Early Modern France, Lyon  (October 2006)

“Urban Politics and the Reformed Community: Marc-Antoine Marreau de Boisguérin and the Protestants of Loudun, 1598-1633,” Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, Toronto  (October 2004)

“Domestic Sphere, Public Sphere: A Study of Widowhood in Loudun, France, 1598-1665,” Graduate/Faculty Colloquium, Department of History, Dalhousie University, Halifax  (April  2004)

“The Effect of an Infant’s Name: Protestant-Catholic Difference in the Choice of Personal Names (Loudun, France, 1598-1665),” Scholars on Duty: Working in the Renaissance and Reformation at the Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Toronto  (April 2002)

“The Dilemmas of Confessional Relations involving Religious Practice: Loudun, 1598-1665,” French Historical Studies Conference, Toronto  (April 2002)

“The Application of Relational Databases to Family History and Microhistory,” Renaissance Society of America, Chicago  (March 2001)

“The Jesuits and the Application of the Edict of Nantes: the Priory of Notre-Dame-du-Château, Loudun, 1568-1640,” the Western Society for French History Conference , Los Angeles  (October 2000)

“Behaviour and Religion: The Protestant and Catholic Officeholders of Loudun, 1598-1660,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Cleveland  (October 2000)

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