Wednesday, August 18, 2010

GW MEMSI Conference: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

by J J Cohen

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral
Ethics and Objects in the Early Modern and Medieval Periods
An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute

March 11 and 12, 2011
George Washington University
Washington DC

KEYNOTE LECTURE by Jane Bennett, Professor and Chair of Political Theory at Johns Hopkins University, author of Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things and The Enchantment of Modern Life: Attachments, Crossings and Ethics

The conference fosters a lively conversation structured around the keynote and five plenary sessions:

We also invite paper, panel and roundtable proposals. Please send one paragraph abstracts or complete panel proposals to by October 15, 2010. To keep the proceedings intimate, conference participation is limited to eighty.


Tom Ireland-Delfs said...

This sounds very cool (and do-able, compared to the UK & AZ). Please keep us posted as things shape up.

Eileen Joy said...

This symposium looks amazing. I wish I could be there.

Eileen Joy said...

My self-object will be there, of course.

Luella said...

OMG, it's in my city and right after my birthday! :D