CFP: The Aesthetics of Tolerance (12/15/05; WSECS, 2/17/06-2/19/06)

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David Alvarez
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CFP: The Aesthetics of Tolerance

Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Convention
Tempe, Arizona, Feb 17-19, 2005

Papers are invited for a panel that will consider both
representations of religious tolerance and the aesthetic itself as a
means to promote tolerance in the Enlightenment. Papers that consider
toleration in relation to anxieties about Enlightenment modes of
disciplinarity, the containment of conversation in the public sphere,
or the ideological interests served by the promotion of toleration
are welcome, as are investigations of the rhetoric of tolerance, the
formation of liberal subjectivity, and ambivalent treatments of

The deadline for this WSECS panel is December 15, 2005. Please email
short abstracts or papers to David Alvarez ( or mail
them to David Alvarez, English Department, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616.

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