CFP: [18th] Financial Crises in Art and Literature (9/15/07; ASECS, 3/27-30/08)

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Catherine Labio
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"Bubbles, Crashes, and Other Financial Crises in Art and Literature"

A session of the 2008 Meeting of the American Society for
Eighteenth-Century Studies (Portland, OR, March 27-30, 2008).

I invite paper proposals dealing with the visual and/or verbal treatments
of the financial crises and innovations that shaped economic and cultural
history in the long eighteenth century. Papers that focus on under-studied
geographical areas, as well as papers written from an interdisciplinary
and/or comparative perspective are particularly welcome.

Please send one-page paper proposals to Catherine Labio, Depts of
Comparative Literature and French, Yale University, P. O. Box 208251, New
Haven CT 06520-8251, USA; fax: (203) 432-7975; e-mail:

Proposals must be received no later than September 15, 2007.

Please include your telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address and
mention any audio-visual needs and special scheduling requests.

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