CFP: 16th Century Flemish Culture: Art, Literature, Architecture, History (3/15/07; 6/16/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Carley
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Theme: 16th Century Flemish Culture

Date: June 16, 2007

Place: Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn =
Harbor, NY

Keynote speaker: Wolfgang Mieder, Ph.D., Professor of German and =
Folklore, The University of Vermont


Beginning May 26, 2007, The Nassau County Museum of Art will exhibit =
major works by Pieter Bruegel, the Younger, including some of his most =
notable pieces: The Netherlandish Proverbs, The Peasant Wedding, =
Merriment and Seven Deadly Sins. In conjunction with this small but no =
less significant exhibition, the Nassau County Museum of Art is planning =
the first in a series of Humanities Symposia on June 16, 2007. =20


Contributors are encouraged to submit abstracts, no more than 300 words =
in length, for papers/presentations (10 - 12 minutes) that examine the =
rich culture that surrounds the work and life of Pieter Bruegel, the =
Younger. Topics of particular interest in this field include, but are =
not limited to, genre painting, sculpture, literature, architecture, =
music, The Eighty Years War and The Reformation.


Deadline for submission is March 15, 2007.

Send abstracts to as .doc attachments only.

Panelists will be notified on or before April 2, 2007.


Alison L. Carley
Grant Writer
Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
phone: 516-484-9338 ext. 11
fax: 516-484-0710

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