Pietro Aretino: Publics, Publicity and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Marlene Eberhart, McGill University/Making Publics Project

We are seeking a third presenter for a panel proposal examining aspects of publics, publicity and politics in the work of Pietro Aretino for the RSA conference in Venice, Italy, 8-10 April 2010. The main interest for this panel would be in close readings of selected letters of Aretino and his correspondents, and we welcome proposals from scholars from all disciplines engaged with Aretino scholarship.

Please send an abstract of 150 words (RSA limit, exclusive of proposed title) with current contact information and institutional affiliation to Marlene Eberhart, [marlene.eberhart(at)mcgill.ca] and Wes Folkerth [wes.folkerth(at)mcgill.ca] no later than Thursday, 21 May 2009. Please attach your proposal as a Word document or in .rtf format.