FNI - Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär announces its 2008 international conference, "Enduring Loss in Early Modern Germany," to take place at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, on March 27-30, 2008. Speakers will attend from the United States, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.
Plenary speakers are:
Gillian Bepler: "Enduring Loss - Memorializing Women in Early Modern Germany"
Mary Lindemann: "The Defects of Flesh: Loss, Imperfection, Ambiguity"
Hans Medick: "Ways of viewing a Catastrophe: The Experience and Memory of the Thirty Years War"
Christopher Ocker: "Spiritual Loss in the German Religious Controversy"
Jeffrey Chipps Smith: "Did Dürer Die? Artistic Loss and Dilemmas of Cultural Identity"
The full conference program, including information on registration, is available at the conference website:
For more information about the activities of FNI, please see the organizational website at http://fni.ucr.edu/ .
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