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CUNY Conference Announcement
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.0238.  Wednesday, 19 February 1997.

From:           Martin Elsky <
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Date:           Tuesday, 18 Feb 1997 08:46:14 -0500 (EST)
Subject:        CUNY Conference Announcement

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to announce that, in  addition to the full program, the
following papers of the interactive CUNY Renaissance Studies Conference,
"Early Modern Trans-Atlantic Encounters: England, Spain, and the
Americas" (MARCH 6-7) are on line at:

                http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/renai/conf/

      Anthony Pagden
      "'Shadows of an unquiet sleep': America and the Conflicting
      Discourses of European Universalism"

      Sacvan Bercovitch
      "A Model of Cultural Transvaluation: Puritanism, Modernity,
      and New World Rhetoric"

      Sabine MacCormack's paper will soon be on line.

The subject of the conference is the interrelation between European,
colonial, and indigenous cultures in the 16-17 centuries from the
perspectives of history, literature, and art history. Abstracts of
papers by David Armitage, Thomas Cummins & Joanne Rappaport, Myra
Jehlen, Karen Ordahl Kupperman, Dana Liebsohn, and Enrique Pupo-Walker
are also on line.

We invite questions and comments, which will be posted and read at the
conference.

The conference itself will take place in New York at the Spanish
Institute, The CUNY Graduate School, and the New-York Historical
Society. The conference is free and open to the public. There is no
registration. Times and locations of the conference are available on our
website.

Martin Elsky, Coordinator, Renaissance Studies Program, CUNY Graduate
School and University Center, 33 West 42 Street, NY, NY 10036;
212-642-2346;
212-642-2205 (Fax)
 

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