CFP: George Bernard Shaw and History (3/15/07; MLA '07)

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Charles Joseph Del Dotto
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CFP for a special session at MLA 2007 Chicago on
"George Bernard Shaw and History"

Possible topics may include (but are not limited to): Shaw and problems in
literary history and/or theater history; history and genre; historiography and
metahistory; religion, theology, and history; Shaw on scientific,
philosophical, and theoretical approaches to history / scientific,
philosophical, and theoretical approaches to history on Shaw; politics,
economics, ideology, and history; periodization: Shaw on the historical
periods (classical antiquity, middle ages, Renaissance, Enlightenment, etc.) /
periodizing Shaw (Shaw as modernist? anti-modernist? counter-modernist?);
historicism; presentism; apocalypse and the end of history; posthistory;
prediction, prophecy, and the history of the future.

Sponsored by the International Shaw Society ( Deadline for
abstracts and short CV is March 15, 2007. Send to Charles Del Dotto

--Charles Joseph Del DottoVisiting Lecturing FellowDepartment of Theater StudiesPh.D. CandidateDepartment of EnglishDuke UniversityDurham, NC 27708cjd_at_duke.edu ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Thu Feb 01 2007 - 17:33:26 EST

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