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Medieval and Renaissance Conference Reminder
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1068  Friday, 25 June 1999.

From:           Peter T. Hadorn <
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Date:           Thursday, 24 Jun 1999 15:11:41 -0500
Subject:        Medieval and Renaissance Conference Reminder

Conference Reminder:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will host The Southwest
Wisconsin Medieval and Renaissance Conference on September 21-23, 1999.

The goal of this conference is to promote the academic study and
artistic appreciation of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance among both
an academic and non-academic audience.  Designed to foster scholarship
at the undergraduate level, several sessions will consist of papers by
undergraduate students.

*****    REGISTRATION DEADLINE:     July 1, 1999   *****

In addition to the paper sessions, activities include:

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kelly DeVries, internationally acclaimed scholar of
medieval warfare, will deliver the keynote address. Professor of History
at Loyola College in Baltimore, MD, his most recent book is "Infantry
Warfare in the Early Fourteenth Century: Discipline, Tactics, and
Technology."

Plays: Participants in the conference will have the opportunity to see
up to three plays by the acclaimed Shenandoah Shakespeare Express:
William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" and "The Merchant of Venice," as well as
Frances Beaumont's "The Knight of the Burning Pestle."  Macbeth is a
free performance.

Medieval Banquet: After the keynote address, participants will enjoy a
medieval banquet in buffet style.

Workshops: Participants may attend one of four workshops in which
experts provide participants with an in-depth and hands-on experience
with some aspect of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Workshop topics
include "Shakespeare's Staging Conditions" and "Staging the Violence in
Macbeth" by the Shenandoah Shakespeare Express; "The Idea of the Book"
presented by Dr.  Katherine Tachau and Dr. Tim Barrett from the
University of Iowa; and the architecture of the gothic cathedral by Dr.
Robert Bork from the University of Iowa.

Closing Plenary Session: "Gender and Sacred Space in Medieval Society:
From Womb to Tomb."  Dr. Jane Schulenburg from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. Her most recent book is "Forgetful of Their Sex :
Female Sanctity and Society Ca. 500-1100."

To register, visit this website:

http://www.uwplatt.edu/~cont_ed/register.html

Or call toll free 1-888-281-9472

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Conference Organizers:

Peter T. Hadorn, Department of English
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
(608) 342-1924                   
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Nancy L. Turner, Department of History
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
(608) 342-1789                   
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http://www.uwplatt.edu/~humanities/medren.htm
 

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