[UPDATE] Early Modern Encounters -- Submission Deadline 15 February
Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York
Professor Nigel Smith
Call for papers
We welcome proposals for papers on any kind of early modern encounter; proposers are encouraged to consider the theme broadly. Papers from disciplines other than English and those experimental or innovative in form are especially welcome.
inner-, inter- and cross-cultural encounters ● travel writing ● divine encounters and prophecy ● reception and influence ● competition and collaboration among writers ● genre innovation and hybridity ● touch ● encounters with space aliens ● multi-media events, artifacts and poetics ● encounters with authority ● life writing and hagiography ● encounters with monsters ● adventure, questing, and romance ● archaeological and archival encounters ● inter-textual encounters ● cinematic and theatrical encounters ● surprise us
Proposals and deadline
Please provide the title and a 300-400 word abstract of the paper you are proposing, your name, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address. E-mail proposals in Word to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 February 2011.