CFP: Voyages (UK) (3/1/07; 9/6/07-9/8/07)

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Amy Wygant

The Society for Seventeenth-Century French Studies
The University of Liverpool, 6-8 September 2007

The Society’s thirtieth annual conference will take place during Liverpool’s year-long celebrations of its 800th birthday. Proposals for papers on the subject of voyages in early modern France are invited. While the conference theme recalls Liverpool’s long-standing connection with the sea, it is nevertheless to be interpreted widely. Possible topics include: Hospitality, maps, discovery, orientalism, trade, cannibals and cannibalism, the Americas, ethnography, invasion, the post, horses and carriages, infection, pirates, zoos, strolling players, pilgrimage, slavery, musical movements, visual interculturalism.

Please address electronic proposals for twenty-minute papers to the secretary:

Richard Maber

Deadline: 1 March 2007

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