Archives par étiquette : Per Sivefors

Appel à communication : « Early Modern Satire »

 

Anonyme, Intergritaet-Status quo, 1793, gravure, 30,7 x 23,6 cm, Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg.

Anonyme, Intergritaet-Status quo, 1793, gravure, 30,7 x 23,6 cm, Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg.

Type : colloque

Date limite d’envoi des propositions : 4 janvier 2017

Date de la manifestation : 2 – 4 novembre

Lieu : Université de Gothenburg, Suède

Early Modern Satire Themes, Re-Evaluations, and Practices Early modern satire – broadly, from c. 1500 to c. 1800 – is a vast but still underexamined field of representation. Although flourishing in certain periods and certain places, satire can be said to be integral to the European project, often challenging the limits of tolerance and evoking hostility but also associated, increasingly in this period, with notions of freedom and enlightenment. This conference, hosted by Gothenburg University, seeks to position satire as a mode of representation throughout early modern Europe and clarify its role in politics, culture and religion. We seek proposals from scholars in all fields who work on aspects of satire in the period. Especially welcome are contributions that explore satire as a form of representation existing across boundaries – of territories, of genres and/or periods. We also welcome proposals that situate satire in a wider aesthetic context, including cross-disciplinary work that seeks to address satire as a mode of for example visual representation. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

The mediation of satire. Described variously as a “genre” and a “mode”, satire often transgresses medial and generic boundaries during the early modern period. Is satire more of an “intermedial” phenomenon in certain periods and places? Continuer la lecture