CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

Games in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Source of Information: CFP 2002-04-17
Date of Event: 2002-11-14;17
Location of event: Tampa/St. Petersburg, USA
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2002-04-26

Panel Proposal:   GEMCS Tenth Annual Meeting (Tampa / St. Petersburg, 14-17
November 2002) 
Conference Theme:   Memory and Ritual 

Games in Early Modern Literature and Culture

We are proposing a five-person panel for the 2002 GEMCS conference, 14-17
November 2002, exploring the topic of games as a form of ritualized play in
the early modern period (16th-19th C.).  Possible topics include, but are
not limited to, children's games, nursery rhymes, logic puzzles, enigmas,
riddles, word games, gambling, card games, board games, and lotteries.
Papers are limited to a reading time of ten minutes each.  

Please send 500 word abstracts to 
Melissa Smith <>
Lissa Beauchamp <>
by April 26.
Please include talk title, presenter's name, complete mailing address,
institutional affiliation (if any), and email address.

Lissa Beauchamp  
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Melissa Smith
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

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