The University of Michigan will be hosting an international conference entitled "Gender and Popular Culture 1650-1750" on October 21-22, 2005. The conference aims to bring together two of the richest strands of recent work in early modern cultural history and theory to open up fresh perspectives on a hundred-year period that witnessed significant developments in the configuration of modern conceptions of class and gender in Britain and the American colonies.
Speakers will include: Paula Backscheider (Auburn University), Pamela Brown (University of Connecticut), Bernard Capp (University of Warwick), Frances Dolan (UC Davis), Anthony Fletcher (University of London), Paula McDowell (Rutgers University), Mary Beth Norton (Cornell University), Ruth Perry (MIT), John Richetti (University of Pennsylvania), Robert Shoemaker (University of Sheffield), William Warner (UC Santa Barbara), and Rachel Weil (Cornell
Further conference information and registration materials are available online at www.umich.edu/~gpcconf. As space at the conference venue is limited, advance registration is strongly recommended. For additional information, please contact conference organizer David Porter (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dept of English
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 647-6750
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