Appel à communication : « The Versatile Genius : Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon » (Toronto, mai 2015)

Judith Leyster, Autoportrait, 1630, H:T, Washington, National Gallery of Art
2015 Northeast Modern Language Convention
Toronto, April 30-May 3.

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts ; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon ; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the  limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest : European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to Elisa Modolo by September 30th 2014 through the NeMLA website:

If you have questions, please email Elisa Modolo at Feel free to circulatethis announcement widely. I look forward to your submissions.


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