CFP: Drinking (5/12/08; GEMCS 2008)

by Jessica C. Murphy

Inviting papers on drink and drinking in sixteenth and seventeenth century literature, including non-fiction prose, for GEMCS 2008. Topics may include drunkenness and social disorder; drinking and social status;
brewers and brewsters; beer, ale, wine, or spirits; church-ales and other festivities; social histories of brewing and drinking; pubs and alehouses; economics of drink; alcohol and health; temperance. Proposals that emphasize social history or technical and economic approaches are encouraged. Abstracts of 250 words should be sent to David Swain (d.swain at by 12 May 2008.

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