January 29, 2012

Call for Papers: University of Wisconsin-Madison Classics Graduate Colloquium

From http://apaclassics.org/index.php/apa_blog/apa_blog_entry/cfp_university_of_wisconsin-madison_classics_graduate_colloquium

CFP: University of Wisconsin-Madison Classics Graduate Colloquium

And Now for Something Completely Different: Transformation and Transcendence in Antiquity
Madison, WI; October 5-6, 2012

The organizers invite papers from current graduate students on topics concerning altered states or the concept of change itself. Examples include:

Corporeal: metamorphosis, shape-shifting, disguise
Psychological: insanity, intoxication and drug use, dreams and visions
Divine: prophetic or poetic inspiration, religious ecstasy, apotheosis
Political: revolution and regime change, colonization
Environmental: natural disasters, landscape development and building projects
Material: graffiti, palimpsests, destruction or alteration of works of art

Graduate students wishing to present a paper at the colloquium should submit a titled abstract by April 15, 2012.

View the full call for papers at http://apaclassics.org/index.php/apa_blog/apa_blog_entry/cfp_university_of_wisconsin-madison_classics_graduate_colloquium

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