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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0957  Wednesday, 7 October 1998.

From:           Ed Taft <
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Date:           Tuesday, 06 Oct 1998 11:56:55 -0400 (EDT)
Subject:        WV Shakespeare Conference: Call for Papers

                        CALL FOR PAPERS

This academic year's meeting of WEVSARA, the Shakespeare and Renaissance
Association of West Virginia, will take place at Davis&Elkins College on
Friday and Saturday, 16-17 April, 1999. The conference registration fee,
payable to Davis&Elkins College, is $30.00. The Friday evening banquet
will be a buffet on campus ($20.00), and another $5.00 will purchase a
discount-ed ticket to the production that night of William Wycherley's
*The Country Wife* by the D&E theater department.

We invite individual papers or complete panels on any aspect of the
English or European Renaissance, from approximately 1500 to 1660, in
literature (especially Shakespeare, Milton, Tudor and Stuart drama, and
the literature of the English Renaissance and seventeenth century),
history, art history, philosophy, and musicology. Presentations on the
Globe Theater, marking its quarter centenary, or, given the Friday night
entertainment, on Restoration drama, would be welcome as well.  Papers
read at the conference are eligible for publication in the year 2000
volume of *SRASP*, the *Shakespeare and Renaissance Association Selected
Papers*, edited by Byron Nelson of West Virginia University. *SRASP* is
also now an electronic journal as well, edited by Ed Taft of Marshall
University.

The keynote speaker will be Lois Potter of the University of Delaware,
author of *Secret Rites and Secret Writing: Royalist Literature,
1641-1660*.

Please send a completed paper (of no more than 20 minutes reading time)
or a detailed abstract to:

                        Professor Robert McCutcheon
                        Chair, Planning Committee
                        1999 WEVSARA Meeting
                        Davis&Elkins College
                        100 Campus Drive
                        Elkins, WV  26241
                        Phone: (304) 637-1216
                        FAX (304) 637-1413
                        E-mail 
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Papers or abstracts are due by *Friday, January 28, 1999*.  Notification
will be made by *Monday, March 6, 1999*.

Thanks,
Ed Taft, Member
1999 WEVSARA Planning Committee
 

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