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Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, 1500–1800
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This international conference will bring together scholars working on the reception of texts, the reputations of authors and individuals, and the circulation of people and things in the early modern world.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/22/2017 to 3/25/2017
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Where: Moore Institute, National University of Ireland
University Rd
Galway
Ireland
Contact: Felicity Maxwell

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This international conference will bring together scholars working on the reception of texts, the reputations of authors and individuals, and the circulation of people and things in the early modern world. Questions and topics being addressed will include:

  • How did texts circulate in the early modern world? How were authorial reputations fashioned?
  • How did gender affect the reception and/or circulation of texts?
  • How did circulation forge religious, scientific, or social networks?
  • How did cross-cultural encounters affect the circulation of texts, ideas, reputations, people, and goods across national and linguistic boundaries?
  • How were texts and authors received through media such as embroidery, artwork, or musical settings?
  • How can materiality affect reception?
  • What can quantitative methodologies tell us about textual transmission and/or authorial or personal reputations?
  • How can digital scholarship help us understand networks of circulation and influence?
Invited Speakers: Ruth Ahnert (QMUL), Sebastian Ahnert (Cambridge), Robin Buning (Oxford), Marc Caball (UCD), Liesbeth Corens (Cambridge), Gillian Dow (Southampton), Julia Flanders (Northeastern), Juliet Fleming (NYU), Jaime Goodrich (Wayne State), Jerome de Groot (Manchester), Anne Larsen (Hope College), Katherine Larson (Toronto), Jason McElligott (Marsh’s Library), Jennifer Richards (Newcastle, UK), Eleanor Rycroft (Bristol), Alex Samson (UCL), Helen Smith (York), Rosalind Smith (Newcastle, Australia), Micheline White (Carleton).

CFP is online at recirc.nuigalway.ie/conference2017, with abstracts due by Monday 18 September 2016.

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