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>CALL FOR PAPERS
>THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL
>CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH
>COMPARATIVE LITERATURE CONFERENCE
>IMAGINING ROME
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>MARCH 13-15, 2003
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>THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE WORLD LITERATURE & CLASSICS INVITES=20
>PAPERS RELATED TO ALL ASPECTS OF THE CONFERENCE TOPIC OF LITERARY,=20
>ARTISTIC AND POLITICAL VISIONS OF ANCIENT ROME IN PERIODS FROM THE=20
>ANTIQUITY TO THE MODERN ERA
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>THE FOLLOWING PANELS HAVE BEEN PROPOSED BUT ADDITIONAL=20
>SUGGESTIONS FOR PANELS ARE WELCOME.
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>_ THE SPECTACLE OF ROME (THE EVOLVING POPULAR IMAGE OF ROME)
>_ ROMANTIC ROME (ROME ROMANTICIZED)
>_ ROME AND AMERICA (THE IMPORTANCE OF ROME IN AMERICAN CULTURE)
>_ ROME AND THE IDEA OF EMPIRE (POLITICAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ROME)
>_ THE (UN)HOLY CITY (ROME AND RELIGION)
>_ ROMAN VISTAS (ROME IN ART)
>_ ROMAN HOLIDAY (TRAVEL IN THE ETERNAL CITY)
>_ ROME UNDERGROUND (ARCHAEOLOGICAL, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL VIEWS)
>_ THUMBS UP? (ROME GOES TO THE MOVIES)
>_ ROME: THEATRUM MUNDI (ROMAN DRAMA AND ITS PROGENY)
>_ ROMA AMOR (ROME AS THE CITY OF LOVE)
>_ CAESAR=92S PALACE (AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE AND ROME)
>_ DOMINA PINGUIS CANTAT (ROME IN OPERA, MUSICAL COMEDY & NON-VOCAL=20
>MUSIC)
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>PAPERS SHOULD ARE EXPECTED TO RUN ABOUT 20 MINUTES. SEND A 250-400=20
>WORD ABSTRACT OR PANEL PROPOSAL BY DECEMBER 20, 2002 TO:=20
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>Douglas Domingo-Forast=E9
>2003 Conference Chair
>California State University, Long Beach=20
>Comparative World Lit & Classics=20
>1250 Bellflower Boulevard
>Long Beach, CA 90840-2404
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>Note in your proposal any visual resource needs including slides, VHS or =
>power point projector. Please=20
>include contact information over the winter holidays. Notification will a=
>rrive in early January 2003.
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