UPDATE: 16th and 17th Century Flemish Culture: Art, Literature, Architecture, Music, History (7/31/07; 9/29/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Carley

Theme: 16th & 17th Century Flemish Culture
Date: September 29, 2007 (this is the new,
updated date for symposium)
Place: Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor,
NY www.nassaumuseum.com
Keynote speaker: Wolfgang Mieder, Ph.D., Professor of German and
Folklore, The University of Vermont

Beginning August 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 September 29, 2007.

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 July 31, 2007
Send abstracts to ritamack_at_nassaumuseum.com as .doc attachments only
Panelists will be notified on or before August 15, 2007

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