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Thomas More Conference
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.1131.  Monday, 10 November 1997.

From:           J&M Kehoe  <
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Date:           Saturday, 08 Nov 1997 18:23:52 -0500
Subject:        Thomas More Conference

I wonder if you are aware of the forthcoming International Thomas More
Conference at Maynooth College, Ireland. If you know anyone who might be
interested in the conference I would be grateful if you would pass this
information on.

Please note that papers are still being considered for acceptance. One
page abstracts should be faxed to the conference organiser below.

Yours sincerely,

John Flood, MA
Trinity College                                 Department of English
Dublin 2                                        Maynooth College
Ireland                                         Co Kildare

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INTERNATIONAL THOMAS MORE CONFERENCE, ST PATRICK'S COLLEGE, MAYNOOTH, CO
KILDARE, IRELAND. 9-16 August, 1998

"THOMAS MORE IN HIS TIME: RENAISSANCE HUMANISM & RENAISSANCE LAW"

For information/booking contact the Conference Organiser -  Rev. Prof.
Thomas Finan, St Patrick's College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Tel.
+353 1 6285222. Fax +353 1 6289063. E-mail: 
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PARTIAL  PROGRAMME:

--The Values of Renaissance Humanism
Brigid M. Boardman, Bath, England; 'Christopher Urswick and the More
Humanist Circle'
Stephen M. Foley, Brown University; 'Thomas More and the Agency of the
Letter'
Wm. Gentrup, Arizona Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies;
'Pacifism & Counselorship: Erasmus on the Political Uses of Classical
Friendship Ideas'
Gerhard Helmstaeder, Goethe University; 'Classical Medicine & the New
Learning'
Lee Cullen Khanna, Montclair State University; 'Early Tudor Women
Translators'
Peter Milward, S.J., Renaissance Institute of Japan; 'Plato's Academy in
Tudor England'

--Completing the Picture: Ireland in the Renaissance
Vincent P. Carey, State University of New York; 'Richard Stanihurst,
Humanist Education and the Fitzgeralds of Kildare'
Colm Lennon, National University of Ireland at Maynooth; 'Humanist
Historians of Ireland in the Tudor Age'
Nollaig O'Muraile, Queens University Belfast; 'Earls of Kiladre:
Learning & Literature'
Katherine Walsh, Universitat Innsbruck; 'Modern Scholarship on the
Renaissance in Ireland'

--Humanism & Theology
Bryan Byron, Gladesville, Australia; 'Thomas More and the Principle of
Solidarity: Spirit & Form in the Ideal Community'
Wm Rockett, Uni. of Oregon; 'Humanism and Sola Scriptura in 'Responsia
ad Lutherum' and 'A Dialogue Concerning Heresies'

--Humanism & Law
Scott D. Evans, Arizona State Uni.; 'Samuel Johnson, 'Utopia' and the
Humanist Understanding of Law
Albert J. Geritz, Fort Hays State Uni.; 'John Rastell as Lawyer and
Printer/Publisher'
Archibald M. Young, University of Western Ontario; 'Thomas More's
Critical Year: Law and Religion in 1533

--'Utopia' and 'The History of King Richard III'
Robert Coogan, University of Maryland; 'The 1965 "Utopia" in 1998: The
Relevance of Edward Surtz'
Miguel Angel Delgado, Mexico City; '"Utopia" in Mexico: Vasco de
Quiroga's Pueblo-Hospitals'
Arthur Kincaid, Collegium Humaniorum Estoniense; 'Ordering Society in
"Utopia", "King Lear" & "The Tempest"
Francesca Loverci, Universita degli Studi 'La Sapienza'; 'Resistance to
Tyranny: "Richard III" and the Right to Silence.
Richard Maurius, Harvard Uni.; '"Utopia" and Shakespeare's "Henriad"
Howard Norland, University of Nebraska; 'More's Re-creation of History
in his "Richard III"'

--'The Year of the French'
Charles Bene, Uni. of Grenoble; 'Elizabethan Recusant Exiles and French
Editors'
Brenda M. Hosington, Uni. de Montreal; 'Gabriel Chappuys' "Republique
d'Utopie": Translation as an instrument of ideology'
Clare M. Murphy, Editor, 'Moreana'; 'Thomas More & France: History,
Texts, Significance'

--Thomas More & Ireland
Tadhg O'Dushlaine, National University of Ireland at Maynooth; 'Gaelic
Recusants and the English "Ars Moriendi": More's "The Last Things" as a
possible source for Geoffrey Keating's "Three Shafts of Death"
Elizabeth McCutcheon, University of Hawai; 'Mary Barber & More:
Resituating Humanism in Early 18th Century Ireland'
Thomas M. Finan, St Patrick's College, Maynooth; '"Memento Mori": Which
Tree and which Berries?'

--Nachleben: The Legacy of Renaissance Humanism
Paul Akio Sawada, Tokyo Junshin Women's College; 'More & the Writings of
Thomas Nipperdey (1927-1992)'
Lynn Summer, Georgia State Uni.; 'More in the Tower and Viktor Frankl in
Auschwitz'
 

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