Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 1, No. 110. Tuesday, 20 Nov 1990.
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 90 10:14:16 EST
From: Ken Steele <
Subject: New SHAKSPER Conference Directory
Dear Fellow SHAKSPEReans;
Here is the first version of the SHAKSPER Conference Directory, a guide
to upcoming Shakespearean and Renaissance scholarly meetings, seminars,
and conferences and to calls for papers for the same. I have posted it
today on the SHAKSPER Fileserver, and will update it regularly. Please
contact me with any suggestions, corrections, or additions -- they will
be most welcome.
University of Toronto
SHAKSPER Conference Directory
November 20, 1990
This file is available in continually-updated form as
CONFERNC DIRECTRY on the SHAKSPER Fileserver at
UTORONTO. Its entries have been culled from a variety of
sources, including *Shakespeare Association of America* Bulletins,
*International Shakespeare Association* Mailings, *Shakespeare
Quarterly*, *Shakespeare Bulletin*, the paper version of the *CRRS
Newsletter*, and individual contributions by members of
SHAKSPER. Corrections and additions are always welcomed by the
editor, Ken Steele, at <
CALLS FOR PAPERS:
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. Fifteen minute (10 page)
papers in all areas of Renaissance study. Include title and 250-300
word abstract. Final drafts to be submitted by December 14, 1990
for acceptance by January 31, 1991. Send papers and abstracts
to Paul Budra, Department of English, Simon Fraser University,
Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6.
14th International Conference on Elizabethan Theatre. To be held
at the University of Waterloo, July 22-26, 1991. Short papers on
"Women and the Elizabethan Theatre" are invited to supplement a
programme of invited addresses. Papers concerned with
Elizabethan and Jacobean drama apart from Shakespeare are
particularly welcome. Submissions, not exceeding ten pages,
should be sent by January 15, 1991 to Lynne Magnusson or Ted
McGee, Department of English, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. <
Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies. Queen's University,
Kingston, Ontario, May 28-30, 1991. 20-minute papers on the
following topics: Literary Translations, Drama and Society, Women
Writers, Women and Power, Militant Literature, Latin in the
Renaissance, Science and Natural Philosophy, or Open Topics.
Submit abstracts or papers by January 15, 1991 to Professor Max
Vernet, Department of French, Queen's University, Kingston,
Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6.
"Patronage of Artists, Writers, and Scientists." Pennsylvania
Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 5th Annual
Meeting, University of Pittsburgh, October 25-26, 1991. Abstracts
of 500-600 words for 20-minute papers should be sent to Dr.
Barbara N. Sargent-Baur, 1328 C.L., University of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA, by May 1, 1991.
"Place and Displacement in the Renaissance." To be held at the
Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State
University of New York at Binghamton, October 18-19, 1991.
Abstracts or completed papers (the latter given preference) to be
submitted by May 20, 1991 to Prof. Alvin Vos, CEMERS, State
University of New York, Binghamton, New York, 13902 USA.
International Society for the History of Rhetoric. Meeting to be
held in Baltimore/Washington, September 25-29, 1991. For
information and abstract form write Prof. N. Struever, Humanities
Center, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 21218,
The Folger Shakespeare Library Fall Seminars and Workshops
"Erasmus and the French Renaissance,"
Edwin M. Duval, Fridays at 1pm,
September 21 - December 14.
"Problems of Historicist Research in the Renaissance,"
November 30 and December 1.
"Scots and Britons: Scottish Political Thought and the Union of
1603," Roger A. Mason, Thursdays and Fridays at 1pm,
September 20 - December 14.
"Theory as Practice: Ethical Inquiry in the Renaissance,"
Nancy S. Streuver, Wednesdays at 1pm,
September 19 - December 12.
"Renaissance Paleography in England,"
Laetitia Yeandle, Thursdays at 1pm,
September 20 - December 13.
The Folger Shakespeare Library Spring Seminars:
"Desire in Shakespeare,"
Catherine Belsey, Fridays at 1pm,
January 25 - April 19.
"Printing and Publishing in the Age of Shakespeare,"
Peter W.M. Blayney, Thursdays at 1pm,
January 24 - April 18.
"The Historiography of Seventeenth-Century Women's
Margaret J.M. Ezell, Saturdays at 1:30pm,
January 26 - April 20.
"Culture and Anarchy in Three Renaissance Cities: Nuremberg,
Venice, and Amsterdam,"
Anthony Grafton, Thursdays at 1pm,
January 24 - April 18.
"The European Renaissance Garden and its Aftermath (1500-
John Dixon Hunt, Saturdays at 9am,
January 26 - April 27.
"Sexuality, the Family, and Republican Politics in Late
Lynn Hunt, Fridays at 1pm,
January 25 - April 19.
The Folger Shakespeare Library Late Spring Seminars:
"Islam in the Renaissance,"
Bernard Lewis, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1pm,
May 22 - June 28.
"Union, State and Empire: The Political Identities of Britain,
1688-1750," John C. Robertson,
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 1pm,
May 20 - June 27.
The Folger Shakespeare Library Evening Colloquia:
"Early Modern Religion and Popular Culture,"
Tomaso Astarita and James B. Collins,
one Wednesday per month at 5pm, beginning
"Women in the Eighteenth Century,"
Susan S. Lanser,
One Thursday per month at 5pm, beginning
The Folger Shakespeare Library Summer Humanities Institute:
"Ceremony and Text in the Renaissance,"
Thomas M. Greene (Yale University),
17 June to 26 July 1991.
Fifteen stipends funded by the National Endowment for
the Humanities are available to eligible participants. The
application deadline is March 1, 1991.
For application forms and information on any of these programs,
on the Folger Institute Center for the History of British Political
Thought, and on the Folger Institute Center for Shakespeare
Studies, contact the Folger Institute, 201 E. Capital Street, S.E.,
Washington, D.C. 20003-1094 USA, or telephone (202) 544-4600.
The Seventh Citadel Conference on Literature. "The Poetry,
Drama, and Prose of the Renaissance and Middle Ages,"
February 28 - March 2, 1991. Featured speakers are David
Bevington and A.C. Spearing. For information, write Robert A.
White, Department of English, The Citadel, Charleston, SC 29409
USA, (803) 792-5134.
The Shakespeare Association of America will meet in Vancouver,
British Columbia, Canada, March 21-23 1991. For more
information write the SAA c/o Nancy Hodge, English Department,
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA. The SAA
Programme is available as VANCOUVR CONFERNC on the
The International Shakespeare Association World Congress will take
place in Tokyo, Japan, August 11-17 1991. The theme will be
"Shakespeare and Cultural Traditions." The ISA Outline
Programme is available as TOKYO CONFERNC on the SHAKSPER
Fileserver, and travel information as TOKYO TRAVEL.
The Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies. Seminars,
conferences, a summer institute, and lectures. For information,
contact Mary Beth Rose, Director, Newberry Library Center for
Renaissance Studies, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago IL 60610,