Thursday, September 30, 2010

CFP Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects

by J J Cohen

Deadline approaching!

The GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute (MEMSI) is sponsoring a conference on "Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects in the Early Modern and Medieval Periods." The conference will be held on Friday March 11 and Saturday March 12. The keynote lecture will be given by Jane Bennett. The five double plenary sessions include:
Karl Steel and Sharon Kinoshita
Kellie Robertson and Valerie Allen
Carla Nappi and Peggy McCracken
Eileen Joy and Julian Yates
Julia Reinhard Lupton 

We hope that you will join us ... and that you will consider proposing a presentation. The deadline to submit a paper abstract or to propose a panel or round table is Friday October 15. You may email your submission to

To maintain an intimate feel and to ensure that the conference conversations are coherent and sustained, participation in the event is limited to eighty. We hope to see you in Washington!

1 comment:

Heo said...

Wait, conference attendees are limited to eighty?

What is the emoticon for dejected pout?