>From: "Chad Thomas" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Medieval and Early Modern Spatial Epistemologies
>(grad) (12/1/04; 2/18/05)
>CALL FOR PAPERS.
>"Medieval and Early Modern Spatial Epistemologies"
>The University of Michigan's Early Modern Colloquium.
>6th Annual Conference.
>February 18, 2005.
>Ann Arbor, Michigan
>The University of Michigan's Early Modern Colloquium (EMC) invites =
>graduate students to submit papers for our 6th annual conference. As =
>our title suggests, "Medieval and Early Modern Spatial Epistemologies" =
>aims to foster interdisciplinary conversation about the various forms of =
>spatial knowledge that emerge in the medieval and early modern =
>periods.=A0 Potential issues around which the conference will be =
>organized include but are not limited to:=20
>-- travel, cartography, and geography
>-- spaces and places of performance (the screen and the stage)
>-- bodies and space
>-- poetic space and perception
>-- textual spaces and early print culture
>-- visual material and the representation of space, place, and landscape
>-- urban spaces and places
>-- the development of natural history, medicine, and science
>We are particularly interested in papers that explicitly address their =
>own methodological engagement with the materials or archives explored. =
>Additionally, Barbara Hodgdon (University of Michigan, author of The End =
>Crowns All) will present a keynote address. =20
>Abstracts with a cover letter are due by December 1, 2004.
>Abstracts should be 150-250 words long and must include the applicant's =
>name, academic affiliation, address, telephone number, and e-mail =
>address.=A0 Final papers should not exceed 2500 words.=A0 Papers will be =
>limited to 20 minutes.
>Please send abstracts, via e-mail attachment or post, to the conference =
>3187 Angell Hall
>University of Michigan
>Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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