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CFP: Conference at Tempe
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0431.  Friday, 13 May 1994.
From:           Jean R. Brink <ATJXB@ASUACAD.BITNET>
Date:           Thursday, 12 May 1994 11:48:25 -0700 (MST)
Subject:        Conference in Tempe
                   CALL FOR PAPERS
  Reinventing the Middle Ages and the Renaissance:
Constructions of the Medieval and Early Modern Periods
                February 16-18, 1995
The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Arizona State
University invites papers for an interdisciplinary conference on the general
topic of how the Middle Ages and the Renaissance have been viewed through the
centuries and how they defined themselves.  (Norman Kantor's work on the
concept of the Middle Ages in various historical periods may be used as a
model.)  Possible session topics include:
      periodization as it affects views of the past
      national differences
      twentieth-century views
      continuities/changes in attitudes to allegory
      Renaissance views of the Middle Ages
      medievalism/the Renaissance in the modern periods
      (Enlightenment, Romantic, Victorian, modern, post-modern, etc.)
      medieval views of the Middle Ages
      Renaissance views of the Renaissance
      continuities between the Middle Ages and Renaissance
      survival of antiquity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
The conference will be held at the Radisson Mission Palms Hotel, two blocks
from the ASU campus in Tempe, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona.  The high
temperature in the ~Valley of the Sun~ during February averages 70 degrees.
Proposals for sessions and detailed abstracts will be accepted beginning August
1, 1994.  The final deadline will be December 1, 1994.
Please send two copies of proposal for papers and sessions to the program
committee chair: Robert E. Bjork, Director, ACMRS, Arizona State University,
Box 872301, Tempe, AZ 85287-2301. Email: 
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(602) 965-5900.  Fax: (602) 965-2012.
Jean R. Brink  (602) 965-5900
English Department
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

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