2020 Program Sessions

122. Reimagining the Dutch Golden Age, 1560–1720

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Jan 9, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Chelan 4

Session Information

Description: Panelists address the recent resurgence of work on the literary culture of the Dutch Golden Age. New approaches to the intricate ways in which the literary production of multilingual Dutch writers was intertwined with religious and political debates, historical narratives befitting the republic’s emergence as a global economic power, and transnational developments in the arts and religion will be explored.

Related Material: For related material, write to paren001@umn.edu after 16 Dec.


Jan Bloemendal, Huygens Inst. for the History of the Netherlands

Yolanda Rodríguez Pérez, U of Amsterdam

Nigel S. Smith, Princeton U

Stephen T. Staggs, Calvin U

Lia van Gemert, U of Amsterdam


James A. Parente, U of Minnesota, Twin Cities