Next Event: Friday Feb. 15 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference

The Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS) will hold its 2019 conference at Arizona State University's Tempe campus on the theme, "The Global Eighteenth Century."

The conference will feature a plenary panel of scholars debating the question, "What is a 'global eighteenth century'?" Felicity Nussbaum (English, UCLA), Satoko Shimazaki (East Asian Languages and Cultures, USC), Lynn Hunt (History, UCLA), and Claudia Brown (Art History, ASU) have been confirmed as plenary panelists.

Scholars from all disciplines on all aspects of eighteenth-century culture will present their work.

ASU sponsors include the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and its humanities units: the Department of English, the School of International Letters and Cultures, the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, and the Institute for Humanities Research.

Lotter Map of the World on a Hemisphere Projection, 1775 / Public domain image from Wikimedia Commons

Lattie Coor Hall and University Club

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For More Information Contact:

Sören Hammerschmidt
Department of English
Soren.Hammerschmidt@asu.edu