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The Global Renaissance: Some New Interdisciplinary Perspectives
April 1, 2011 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This conference will explore the “Global Renaissance” from a variety of perspectives and will address the following topics: the exchange of commodities and goods; imperial encounters with distant cultures; European intellectual encounters with non-European cultures; and literary representations of non-European cultures. The conference will highlight the work of three keynote speakers who have done or are doing significant work on some area of the “Global Renaissance.” The conference will conclude with a discussion panel on “The Global Renaissance: New Perspectives and New Directions for Interdisciplinary Work.”