Early Modern Historicism Event at CUNY Grad Center

Anyone interested early modern literature should head over to the CUNY Grad Center this Friday to hear a trio of brilliant early modernists talk about the current status of “historicism” in early modern literary studies.  I know these are great folks because I was in grad school with all three of them!  Here’s the announcement —

Please join us for a colloquium sponsored by the CUNY Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG):

Historical Futures: New Directions in Early Modern Historicism
Molly Murray (Columbia), Chair and Respondent
Thomas Fulton (Rutgers): “History and Historicism, Past and Present.”
John Staines (John Jay, CUNY): “Some Challenges for a Historicist Practice: Presentism, Formalism, and Historicism Itself.”

Friday, February 17
2 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

The CUNY Graduate Center, 1st Floor
365 Fifth Avenue (btw 34th-35th Streets)
New York, NY 10016

Coffee and refreshments will be served during the colloquium and there will be a reception after the event.

All are welcome.

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I teach Shakespeare and early modern literature at St. John's in New York City.

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