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>From: Carrie Shanafelt <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Early Modern Secrets and Lies (grad) (1/15/06; 4/28/06)
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>The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group of the Graduate Center, 
>City University of NY, invites proposals for papers for its second 
>annual conference. This conference, Secrets and Lies, will be held 
>on April 28th, 2006 in New York City. We encourage scholars of all 
>disciplines to submit papers related to the period inclusive of the 
>fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries, and we especially 
>welcome papers with an interdisciplinary methodology. This 
>conference will focus on dissonances between private and public 
>selves as represented in texts and other cultural productions of the 
>early modern era. Possible topics for papers include, but are not 
>limited to:
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>Emotional lives
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>Lies of the body
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>Humiliation
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>Shame
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>Spies
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>Secret marriage
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>Blackmail
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>Private and public writing
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>Miscellanies
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>Encryptions
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>Visual lies
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>Emblems
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>Passions
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>Rewriting the self
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>Representations of class
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>Courtly love
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>Performativity
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>Coterie
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>Factions
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>Religious conversion
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>Publicity
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>Secret societies
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>Please send abstracts of 250 words or less by January 15, 2006 to 
>[log in to unmask], or by post to Carrie Shanafelt, English 
>Department, Graduate Center CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 
>10016-4309.
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>
>Louise Geddes, Balaka Basu, and Carrie Shanafelt
>
>Co-Founders, Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group
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