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Call for Papers
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2004  Thursday, 16 August 2001

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Date:           Wednesday, 15 Aug 2001 08:58:17 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:        Call for Papers

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 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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    fax: 702-895-4801  phone: 702-895-3920  address:
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5011

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