Cfp Conference: Winckelmann’s Victims (CLOSED)

This conference aims to consider classical normativity with its including prejudices and exclusions as a case- study for cultural self-fashioning by way of European literature. It seeks to explore how the normative status ascribed to the classics and the ensuing prejudices have, from the Early Middle Ages to modern times, influenced and shaped thoughts and views of the literary identity of Western Europe. 20-22 September 2018, Ghent University Deadline for abstracts: 15 April 2018