Print

Print


>
>From: "Matthew Pangborn" <[log in to unmask]>
>
>Subject: CFP: Romanticism and the Body (2/22/06; 11/9/06-11/12/06)
>
>CFP: Romanticism and the Body (2/22/06)
>
>Late 18th-century and early 19th-century romanticism engaged to effect
>societal change often first saw itself as having to reclaim or at least
>revisit the concept of the body, particularly in response to mind/body
>debates of the time. Whether it is Goetheís influential treatment of pain
>and catharsis in his essay ìOn the Laocoon Group,î Wordsworth and
>Coleridgeís emphasis on affect and the ordinary in their Lyrical Ballads, or
>the various uses to which natural science and pseudo-science are put in the
>works of American writers such as Emerson and Hawthorne, romantic thinkers
>confronted problems of art, philosophy, and science as specifically situated
>beings. This panel proposes to investigate those thinkersí explorations by
>focusing primarily on their imaginings of the body, in both their
>philosophical and literary works.
>
>This panel will be proposed as a special session of the International
>Conference on Romanticism, taking place November 9th-12th, 2006, at Arizona
>State University in Tempe, Arizona. It has not yet been accepted by the
>conference.
>
>Abstracts of 150 to 200 words may be submitted by February 22, 2006 to
>Matthew Pangborn at [log in to unmask]
>
>

*******************
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Megan McKinstry
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://www.missouri.edu/~graswww/resources/gerlistserv.html