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>From: Eugenia Zuroski <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Importing and Exporting National Identity (10/15/06; 
>SCSECS, 2/22/07-2/24/07)
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>CFP: Importing and Exporting National Identity=94
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>SCSECS 2007, Tulsa, OK (Feb. 22-24)
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>Contact: Eugenia Zuroski
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>Proposal deadline: Oct. 15, 2006
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>In her introduction to the edited volume The Global Eighteenth =20
>Century, Felicity A. Nussbaum defines the =93global=94 project as =
>=93paying =20
>attention to =91the movement of ideas across borders and over time,=92 =
>as =20
>geographers David Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers characterize =20
>the Enlightenment=94 (2).  In the spirit of pursuing a global =20
>eighteenth century, this panel invites papers that examine the =20
>movement of ideas across national and cultural borders in the long =20
>eighteenth century, with regard to how hallmarks of particular =20
>national identities=97from British civility to American liberty=97can =20=
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>themselves be considered objects of the age=92s flourishing import/=20
>export businesses.  How did certain ideas depend on cross-cultural =20
>movements to survive?  In what ways is national identity not a =20
>homegrown product but the effect of international circulation?  I =20
>will consider work from all fields of eighteenth-century studies, and =20=
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>I particularly welcome close readings of literary texts and analyses =20
>of =93the social life of things.=94
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>Please send abstracts to Eugenia Zuroski at [log in to unmask] by Oct. =20=
>
>15.
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