CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

Early Modern Culture and Taste


Source of Information: CFP 2004-03-16/17
Date of Event: 2004-11-18 to 21
Location of event: Orlando, USA
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2004-04-30




Call for Proposals:
The 12th Annual Conference for the Group for Early Modern Cultural
Studies(GEMCS)
Orlando, Florida
November 18-21, 2004
Panel: Early Modern Culture and Taste


This panel seeks papers exploring the category of taste in the 16th,
17th, and 18th centuries.  Possible paper topics: historical links
between taste as a corporeal, gustatory category and taste as a
conceptual, aesthetic category; historical and theoretical
considerations of appetite; the connections between what individuals
put inside of and outside of their bodies and how individuals
experienced their own and others bodies as sources of pleasure;
historical and theoretical links between consuming and identifying with
particular objects, people, and activities; also, investigations of the
notions of "good" versus "bad" taste; the geo-politics of taste; the
metro-politics of taste; identity and taste; sexuality and taste; and
empire and taste.

Abstracts of 250 words by April 30, 2004
to: amabail@email.unc.edu
or: Dr. Amanda Bailey
17 Banbury Lane, Chapel Hill NC 27517

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