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2002 West Virginia Shakespeare and Renaissance
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0418  Thursday, 14 February 2002

From:           Edmund Taft <
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Date:           Tuesday, 12 Feb 2002 14:11:39 -0500
Subject:        2002 West Virginia Shakespeare and Renaissance Association
Annual Conference

The West Virginia Shakespeare and Renaissance Association (WEVSARA) will
hold its 25th annual meeting at West Virginia University, Morgantown,
WV, on 19-20 April 2002.  The keynote speaker will be Emeritus Professor
of English at the University of Kentucky, John Shawcross, whose topic
will be, "In Dreams Begins Responsibility: Shakespeare and Milton and
Ignored Prophecy." Professor Shawcross's address will be open to
students and the general public at no charge. The same is true for paper
sessions on Friday and Saturday.

Lodging and parking are available at special conference rates at two
hotels from 18-20 April.  Pre-registration for the conference will be
$35.00 for regular faculty, or $25.00 for graduate students and
unaffiliated scholars.  Please send a check by 1 April, payable to
"WEVSARA," to Edmund M. Taft, English Department, Marshall University,
Huntington, WV  25755-2646. Registration at the conference will be
$45.00 for faculty and $35.00 for graduate students and unaffiliated
scholars.

The conference dinner will be held on Friday evening, 19 April 2002, at
the Cafe of India in Morgantown.  Add $15.00 to the registration check
if you wish to be included in the dinner.

In addition to Professor Shawcross's lecture, the conference features
paper sessions on _Hamlet_, Shakespeare's Histories, _Titus_,
Psychological Themes in Shakespeare, Milton, Shakespeare's Comedies, and
Shakespeare's Tragedies; presenters include James Egan (Akron), W.L.
Godshalk (Cincinnati), Rudy Almasey (West Virginia), and other scholars
of note.

Address any additional questions on the program, papers, etc. to Byron
Nelson, Co-
Director, WEVSARA, English Department, PO Box 6296, West Virginia
University, Morgantown, WV  26506 (
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