The Eleventh International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference (18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Margaret Cavendish Society
contact email: 
elizabeth.walters@ugent.be

VENUE: Nicosia Museum (Centre for Visual Arts and Research), Cyprus

Host: Centre for Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) with the support of the Cornaro Institute, Cyprus College of Art

THEME: Mediterranean and cross-cultural influences upon Cavendish’s writings
The theme may include topics such as
- Cross-cultural influences in relation to trade, art, literature, piracy and captivity
- Classical (Greco-Roman) identities, philosophy, literature, art and culture
- International conversations in science and philosophy including botany, animal husbandry,
general agriculture, mathematics, etc.

We will begin considering abstracts on the 1st of September, 2014.

Registration form due by November 15th, 2014.

Early modernists and modernists from all disciplines (e.g. history of science, literature, philosophy, history, political theory, etc.) are invited to submit proposals for papers related to the theme of the conference.

PAPER PROPOSALS: 20-minute papers are invited on topics related directly or indirectly to the theme of the conference.

ABSTRACTS of 150 to 200 words should be emailed to the conference organizers.

Conferences Organizers:
Lisa Walters: Elizabeth.walters@ugent.be
Sara Mendelson: Mendelso@univmail.cis.mcmaster.ca
Brandie Siegfried: Brandie_Siegfried@byu.edu
Jim Fitzmaurice: j.fitzmaurice@sheffield.ac.uk
Alexandra G. Bennett: abennet1@niu.edu

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
renaissance
science_and_culture