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>From: Carrie Shanafelt <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Early Modern Eros and Thanatos (grad) (11/20/04; EMIG, 2/11/05)
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>Call for Conference Papers
>
>The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
>invites submissions for our first annual graduate
>student conference to be hosted at the Graduate
>Center, City University of New York on February 11,
>2005. The theme of the conference is žEarly Modern
>Eros and Thanatos.Ó
>
>Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
>Scandal and murder at court
>Transgressive eroticism
>The Middle Passage
>The science of sex and death
>Physical monsters and monstrous behavior
>Reformation sexualities
>Religious self-mortification
>Ars Moriendi in Renaissance literature and art
>
>Send 500 word abstracts by November 20th, 2004 to
>[log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask], or mail
>to Carrie Shanafelt (English Department, The Graduate
>Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016). Please
>include your name and institutional affiliation,
>mailing address, email address, and phone number.
>
>EMIG provides a forum for the exchange of ideas
>related to the period between the fourteenth and
>seventeenth centuries. The group serves as a bridge
>between the English Department of the Graduate Center
>(CUNY) and the Renaissance Studies Association, while
>also serving the larger community of humanities
>scholars with an interest in this period. By
>emphasizing connections between developments in
>philosophy, theology, politics, rhetoric, law,
>science, sociology, theater, music, literature, and
>the visual arts during this important period, EMIG
>engages scholars from many academic disciplines. In
>doing so, we hope to broaden not only our knowledge of
>the period, but our scholarly approaches as well. EMIG
>meets monthly at the Graduate Center, City University
>of New York during the academic year.
>
>

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