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CFP Med/Ren Las Vegas
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2862  Wednesday, 19 December 2001

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Date:           Monday, 17 Dec 2001 13:52:30 -0800
Subject:        CFP Med/Ren Las Vegas

Call for Papers

The Presence of the Past
34th Annual Meeting of the RMMRA
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Assn., RSA Affiliate

Las Vegas
University of Las Vegas, May 23-25, 2002

Plenary speakers
Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate and Director, International Institute of
Modern Letters, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Terence Hawkes, English, Cardiff University, Wales

Diane Wolfthal, Art History, Arizona State University

>>Topic Open<<
You are cordially invited to submit abstracts for session and 20-minute
paper proposals either on the conference theme or on any topic in
medieval, Renaissance, or early modern studies. "The Presence of the
Past" concerns such questions as these: in what ways are images,
artifacts, texts, and institutions of the medieval and early modern
periods part of the contemporary world?  What valid parallels or
narratives connect these periods to the world today?  How can we address
our own historical and cultural situatedness?  How did medieval and
early modern cultures themselves apprehend and address the presence of
the past?

Deadline: March 1, 2002
Submit by January 15 for early response

Please send session proposals or one-page abstracts to: Elspeth Whitney,
Dept. of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 
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fax: 702-895-1782  phone: 702-895-3350   address: Las Vegas, NV
89154-5020

Questions? Contact Charles Whitney, Dept. of English, UNLV

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