The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon (NeMLA 2015.Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015).
This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.
Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to Elisa Modolo by September 30th 2014 through the NeMLA website: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html.
CFP title: The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015).
Feel free to circulate this announcement widely. I look forward to your submissions.