========================================================================= Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 17:30:47 -0400 Reply-To: Forum on Women's History
Sender: Forum on Women's History From: Lisa Blansett Subject: Extension of proposal deadline for Early Modern Culture Conference (Miami; 10/7-10) (fwd) Comments: To: H-WORLD@H-NET.MSU.EDU, HABSBURG@H-NET.MSU.EDU Comments: cc: HOPOS-L@LISTSERV.ND.EDU, ISLAM-L@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU, JHT@FRODO.CARFAX.CO.UK, JPH@FRODO.CARFAX.CO.UK, JSH@LISTSERV.RICE.EDU, MENA-H@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU, PHILOFHI@YORKU.CA, POST1492@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU, SHARP-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU, SLAVERY@LISTSERV.UH.EDU MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII *--*--*--*--*--*--* Lisa Blansett Assistant Professor English Department Florida International University DM 461A Miami, FL 33199 (305)348-2507 firstname.lastname@example.org www.fiu.edu/~english www.fiu.edu/~blansett/index.html ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 17:23:33 -0400 (EDT) From: Lisa Blansett To: FRENCH-L-request@WEBBER.OUP.CO.UK Subject: Extension of proposal deadline for Early Modern Culture Conference (Miami; 10/7-10) (fwd) We will accept panel and paper proposals through 1 May 1999 for the October 1999 GECMS Conference. Details from original posting follow. > > ************************************************ > CALL FOR PAPERS > > GROUP FOR EARLY MODERN CULTURAL STUDIES > (GEMCS) > > Coral Gables, Florida October 7-10, 1999 > > http://www.frontiernet.net/~gemcs > > ************************************************ > > > >The Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies invites submissions for its >seventh annual conference, to be held in Coral Gables, Florida, October >7-10. GEMCS provides a forum for innovative and experimental inquiries >into all aspects of early modern culture and society. The rubric of >cultural studies enables us to encompass a variety of disciplinary fields >and theoretical approaches, among them anthropology, art, history, law, >literature, and music. Approaches include, but are not limited to, >feminist, materialist, multiculturalist, gay and lesbian, historicist, >disability-related, psychoanalytic, postcolonial, and ethnological >analyses of European, American, Native American, African, Near Eastern, >and Asian cultures. > >This year's theme is "Labor and Leisure, 1440 - 1840," and we seek >proposals dealing with the social, economic, aesthetic, sexual, gendered, >artistic, political, racial, and philosophic aspects of either or both of >these spheres. We solicit works that investigate, discuss, challenge, or >undermine the definitions and cultural manifestations of labor and leisure. > >We are particularly interested in proposals that address the following >topics: > >*Working-Class Authorship *Saturnalia >*Duelling *Hunting >*Merchant and Industrial *Able-bodied workers/Disabled Non-workers > Capitalism *Factory Life >*Freak Shows, Oddities, and Other Forms of Bodily Entertainments >*Literature and/as Work *Literature and/as Leisure >*Revisiting Marxist Theories of Labor >Rethinking Foucauldian Notions of Pleasure >*Conspicuous Consumption *Crafts and Hobbies >*Sex Work(ers) *Commerce and Trade >*Leisure and Landscape *The Art of Leisure >*The Invention of Leisure/Leisure Activities >*Pornography and the Family * Games >*Labor Relations *The Divisions(s) of Labor >*The Psychology of Leisure *The Ethic of Work >*Literature and Landscape > >In order to allow the greatest possible amount discussion, presentations >will be limited to ten minutes. GEMCS actively seeks alternative format >panels -- workshops, large panels, discussion groups, informal >presentations. Workshops and seminars on innovative pedagogy and >institutional politics are especially welcome. Once again, the conference >will feature a series of critical debates on selected topics drawn from >the conference theme as well as from contemporary academic concerns. Group >leaders will facilitate discussions on topics to be announced shortly >before the conference. > >One-page abstracts for individual papers must include NAME, AFFILIATION, >E-MAIL and POSTAL address; proposals for panels must include one-page >abstracts for each presenter, as well as the names, affiliations, postal >addresses and e-mail addresses of ALL participants. Panels of 4-6 >participants will be given preference. Participants will be notified of >their acceptance to the conference by e-mail. > > >Address all postal submissions by May 1, 1999 to: > >Lisa Blansett >Department of English >DM 461 A >Florida International University >Miami, FL 33199 > > >Send all e-mail submissions by May 1, 1999 to: > >Pat Gill -- email@example.com > > >****** Send only ONE abstract. Submit abstracts and proposals EITHER by >post OR by e-mail. Do NOT use both means of delivery ****** > >Check the GEMCS website for conference info and updates.