CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

Aliens and Outsiders: Beyond the Margins of Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750

Source of Information: FICINO 2001-09-05
Date of Event: 2002-03-09
Location of event: Claremont, USA
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2001-11-30

Call For Papers
6th Annual Claremont Early Modern Studies Graduate Symposium
9 March 2002
Claremont Graduate University
Claremont, California

"Aliens and Outsiders:  Beyond the Margins of Early Modern Europe,
Call for Papers:  Graduate students are invited to submit one page
abstracts for papers of 20-minute reading length on any topic related to
the interactions between marginalized or outsider groups in the Early
Modern World and European people and cultures (1450-1750).  We welcome
submissions from students in the humanities and related disciplines.
Proposals for complete panels will also be considered.  Suggested topics
include, but are not limited to:

The New World and cross-cultural contact:  Asia, the Americas, Africa, or
the Middle East Travel narratives or diaries Art Representations of
"others" or otherness Gender Ethnicity Constructions of class, hierarchy,
or rank Slavery and Colonialism Imperialism Trade and commerce Medicine
Architecture Missions and missionaries Judaism, Islam, and indigenous
religions of the New World Education Languages and linguistics Natural
philosophy:  botany, cartography, geography, astronomy, astrology Concepts
of space, borders, and boundaries Witchcraft

Submissions should be postmarked or sent via email or fax by November 30,
2001 to: Claremont Graduate University Humanities Center Attn: Early
Modern Studies Group 740 N. College Avenue Claremont, CA  91711-6163
Phone: (909) 621-8612 Fax: (909) 607-1221 Email: Website: