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Conferences

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At the Turn of the Centuries
The Influence of Early Twentieth-Century Book Arts on Contemporary Artists' Books 
April 13, 2007 
This symposium will consider the work of various innovative and avant-garde artists and writers working around the turn of the twentieth century, including the Dadaists and Surrealists, and its influence on post-war artists and writers, including those associated with OULIPO and Fluxus, and contemporary inheritors of these traditions in art, literature, and bookwork.
 
Mapping the Worlds of Sixteenth-Century Mexico
September 15 - 16, 2006
Symposium participants will treat a broad range of topics relevant to studies of the early colonial period in Central Mexico, including the changing politics of land usage, the role of women in society, and the place of religious institutions in the Nahua-Christian world. The symposium will also examine other related manuscripts from sixteenth-century Mexico and their social, cultural, and visual contexts
 
Friedrich Schiller
November 4-5, 2005
In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Friedrich Schiller's death.
 
Literary Biography of the Twentieth Century
October 13-14, 2005 
The conference highlighted the strengths of the Yale Collection of American Literature in the areas of American Modernism, the Harlem Renaissance, and twentieth century American poetry. 
 
Alexis de Tocqueville 
September 30 - October 1, 2005
In commemmoration of the bicentennial of his birth.
 
2004
 
John Locke through the Centuries: Assessing the Lockean Legacy, 1704-2004
October 28-30
An international conference commemorating the tercentenary of Locke's death.
 
Witold Gombrowicz
October 22-23
An international conference commemorating the centenary of Witold Gombrowicz' birth.
 
Henry Fielding
October 8-9
In commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Henry Fielding's death.
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