CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

"Tempest Tost": The Transatlanticization of Ideas in the Early Modern World


Source of Information: FICINO 2003-02-06
Date of Event: 2003-05-03
Location of event: Claremont, USA
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2003-03-08




Call For Papers
7th Annual Claremont Early Modern Studies Graduate Symposium
3 May 2003
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California

"Tempest Tost":
The Transatlanticization of Ideas in the Early Modern World
A Celebration of the Work of Constance Jordan

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 literature, politics, and
cultural history of the Early Modern World and European
people and cultures (1450-1750). We are also celebrating
the retirement of Dr Constance Jordan, Professor of
English at Claremont Graduate University and Co-Founder of
the Early Modern Studies Program, an interdisciplinary
program within the Schools of Arts & Humanities and
Religion. As such, papers specific to her work are
especially welcome. We encourage submissions from
students in the humanities and related disciplines.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Literature
Authorship
Self-fashioning
Print culture
Political theory
Concepts of space, borders, and boundaries
Property and related topics
Gender constructions and debates
The New World and cross-cultural contact
Constructions of class, hierarchy, or rank
Slavery and Colonialism
Imperialism
Trade and commerce
Religions of the Old and New World
Education
Languages and linguistics
Natural philosophy

Submissions (and c.v.) should be postmarked or sent via
email or fax by March 8, 2003 to:
Claremont Graduate University
Attn: Early Modern Studies Group
740 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-6163
Phone: (909) 621-8612
Fax: (909) 607-1221
Email: reeseg@charter.net
Website: http://www.cgu.edu/hum/eng/ems.htm