250. "A Little World Made Cunningly": Generative Bodies and Early Modern Natural Philosophy
Sunday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Jefferson, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Presiding: Rebecca Totaro, Florida Gulf Coast Univ.
Rebecca Totaro's Annotation:
Speakers: Caroline Bicks, Boston Coll.; Katherine Eggert, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; Eve H. Keller, Fordham Univ., Bronx; Kathryn Marie Moncrief, Washington Coll.; Louis Schwartz, Univ. of Richmond; Susan Staub, Appalachian State Univ.
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This roundtable will examine early modern generative bodies by placing them in relation to literary texts and natural philosophy of the period. How can the studies of medicine, anatomy, midwifery, botany, gynecology, physics, meteorology, horticulture, and alchemy enrich our understanding of the early modern environment and gendered embodiment?
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