|Asunto:||NoticiasdelCeHu 1488/04 - Alexander von Humboldt: From the Americas to the Cosmos|
|Fecha:||Viernes, 24 de Septiembre, 2004 10:49:48 (-0300)|
|Autor:||Centro Humboldt <humboldt @...............ar>
Estimados amigos, para su informacion y eventual
difusion (aunque muy tarde !)
The Graduate Center of
the City University of New York
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt's
epochal journey of exploration of South America, Cuba and Mexico and his visit
to the United States.
An Interdisciplinary Conference
Alexander von Humboldt:
From the Americas to the
In commemoration of the
visit from Alexander von Humboldt to the United States in 1804 at the invitation
of President Thomas Jefferson, the Graduate Center of the City University of New
York will host an interdisciplinary conference devoted to Humboldt and his
legacy on October 14-16, 2004. The principal focus will be Humboldt's activity
in, relationship to, and impact on the Americas, but all proposals will be
Areas of interest include Humboldt's scientific work
and publications, political ideas and advocacy of human rights, paintings,
travel writing, friendships, as well as his fame, image and influence in various
parts of the Americas.
Proposals for papers should consist of:
· a concise (300 words or less) abstract with title, and
· a cover letter indicating the author's professional
affiliation(s) and contact information.
Proposals may be mailed
Program Committee, Humboldt Conference
Bildner Center for Western
The Graduate Center/CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5209
New York, NY 10016-4309
fax: (212) 817-1540
Information at: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/bildn/humboldtconference/home.htm
Deadline for receipt of proposals is March 1, 2004.
Decisions will be made by April 1, 2004.