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Desiring History and Historicizing Desire
February 2, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate Seminar (Part of “Show and Tell: Evidence, Erotics, and Embodiment in the Premodern World” events):
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.