CFP: Sexual Transgressions (6/15/08; GEMCS, 11/20/08-11/23/08)

by Jessica C. Murphy

The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies
November 20–23, 2008
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Conference Theme: “Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures”

I am seeking papers for the following panel:

Sexual Transgressions

This panel seeks papers that examine representations of sexual transgressions in early modern art and literature. Of particular interest are papers that examine lust, effeminacy, debauchery, sexual excess,
homoeroticism, sexual violence, and/or violations of sexual propriety.

One-page (or less) abstracts should be sent to Teresa Saxton via email at by June 15, 2008. For more information about the conference, please visit the conference website at