East Central/American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies

2016 EC/ASECS Conference: The Familiar and the Strange 

University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  

October 27-29


For the 2016 conference, papers are invited on any aspect of the familiar and the strange.

Are the familiar and the strange truly different?

When is each welcomed, feared, sought, rejected?  What is the role of the strange or the familiar in scientific breakthroughs, cultural representation, the construction of knowledge, individual experience, the creation of art?

Call for Papers: The Familiar and the Strange

Panel proposals are due by March 1, 2016

Proposals for individual papers and completed panels are due by June 2, 2016. 

Conference Chair: Marie McAllister 

Please contact her at ecasecs2016@gmail.com