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>From: Jacques Khalip <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Romanticism and the Ethics of Knowledge (2/15/06; 
>NASSR, 8/31/06-9/3/06)
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>Scientia and Techne: 14th Annual Conference of the North American =20
>Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), Purdue University, West =20=
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>Lafayette, Indiana.
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>"Inhibiting Scientia: Romanticism and the Ethics of Knowledge"
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>This panel will explore how writings of the Enlightenment and =20
>Romantic period differently abstain from and inhibit a compulsion to =20
>produce knowledge at all costs, and how these abstentions and =20
>inhibitions are related to the ethical imagination. In what ways are =20
>reflections on the limits of knowledge also related to questions of =20
>identity, otherness, and self-disclosure? How do texts of the period =20
>(literary, philosophical, scientific, legal, etc.) work to halt, =20
>interrupt, or suspend the rage to know, to act, and to make? How do =20
>writers explore the aesthetic as a mode of cognition that blocks =20
>mastery? And how do figures of ignorance, na=EFvet=E9, melancholy, =20
>stupidity, or blank refusal evoke the ethical and cultural anxieties =20
>that attend knowledge production?
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>Proposals should not exceed two pages (500 words) and should be =20
>submitted with a one page CV by attachment or in the body of the an =20
>email by February 15, 2006. Please submit your proposals by emailing =20
>Jacques Khalip at [log in to unmask] and cc'ing the conference =20
>committee at [log in to unmask]
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>Participants at the conference must have paid dues to either NAVSA or =20=
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>NASSR for that year in
>order to participate, and should include a cc to one of the two =20
>conference e-mail addresses.
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>Please refer to the NASSR conference website for further information:
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>http://www.purdue.edu/NAVSA/Conferences/2006/strands.html
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>Jacques Khalip
>Assistant Professor
>Department of English and Cultural Studies
>McMaster University
>1280 Main St. West, CNH 310
>Hamilton, ON L8S 4L9  Canada
>905-525-9140, ext. 23719
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