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
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.
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 —