The achievements of Early Modern literature in English evince the relevance of translation for literary history. The impact of translation on the development of new literary modes and genres during this period is often acknowledged. It is clear, for instance, that the sonnet in English, both as a verse form and as a mode of individual lyrical expression, is traced to its introduction to the English tradition through Wyatt and Surrey’s translations of Petrarch’s Canzoniere.
RSA Panel on ‘Oriental Studies in Europe 1500–1700’
Papers are sought for a panel on ‘Oriental Studies in Europe, 1500–1700’ to be submitted to the RSA 2019.
Making the New Man:
Frame & aim:
Part of a series of panels designed to expand the range of “early modern political thought,” this call seeks proposals for papers concentrating on political/legal thought that engage the peoples, locations, and issues of the Ottoman Empire and the early modern eastern Mediterranean.
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Ideas of Poverty in the Age of Enlightenment
Strand Campus, King’s College London, 5–6 September 2018
Convenors: Niall O’Flaherty (KCL) and Robin Mills (UCL)
We are organising a two-day conference "Navigating the Text: Textual Articulation and Division Across Cultures" that will be held on 3-4 May 2019 at Merton College and The Queen's College, Oxford. We expect to invite 12-15 specialists working on different manuscript and epigraphic traditions from Northern Africa, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Near East, South Asia, East Asia and Mesoamerica.
The Historical Institute of the University of Wroclaw, together with the Institutes of English Studies and Romance Studies, invite scholars and PhD students to participate in the international conference Freedom, Equality… for Everyone? Women Fighting for Social Advancement 1700-1918, to be held in Wrocław, Poland, on November 20-21, 2018. The first words of the conference topic invoke the slogan of the French Revolution which aimed at democratizing society and, consequently, changing the old-world order.
Production and circulation of knowledge on Gender: Perspectives from the Global South
Workshop – 17-18 December 2018 – CEIAS (CNRS/EHESS), Paris