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Desiring History and Historicizing Desire

February 2, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Image of poster for event "Show and Tell: Evidence, Erotics, and Embodiment in the Premodern World" depicting a painting of a naked woman in woods with cheribum

 

Graduate Seminar (Part of “Show and Tell: Evidence, Erotics, and Embodiment in the Premodern World” events):

Ari Friedlander

University of Mississippi, English

 

Ari Friedlander, assistant professor of English (University of Mississippi) and editor of the Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies (JEMCS) special issue “Desiring History and Historicizing Desire” will lead a special seminar for any interested graduate students and faculty. The JEMCS special issue takes up the question of historicist and queer critical methodologies, and brings to the fore cutting-edge debates both in queer theory and in early modern studies.  Prof. Friedlander will also discuss the publication process with students (curating a special issue, editing, etc.) Refreshments will be served

 

Seminar participants should read the following:

The JEMCS special issue “Desiring History and Historicizing Desire” (especially the introduction and the roundtable discussion)

Queering History,” Jonathan Goldberg and Madhavi Menon. PMLA Vol. 120 No. 5 (Oct. 2005)

The New Unhistoricism in Queer Studies,” Valerie Traub. PMLA Vol. 128, No. 1 (Jan 2013)

 

Please e-mail Jennifer Row (jrow@wisc.edu) with any questions.

Details

Date:
February 2, 2017
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Venue

University Club, Room 212
432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States