The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1914 Wednesday, 1 October 2003
Date: Tuesday, 30 Sep 2003 13:42:04 -0400
Subject: 2004 WV Shakespeare Conference
Call for Papers
The 2004 meeting of WEVSARA, the Shakespeare and Renaissance Association
of West Virginia, will take place on Thursday through Saturday, 22-24
April, 2004, at Marshall University, Huntington, WV. The conference
registration fee, payable to WEVSARA, is $40.00. There will be a Friday
evening banquet at $17.50 per person.
The conference invites individual papers or complete panels on any
aspect of the English or European Renaissance, 1500-1660, including
studies in history, literary criticism, art history, philosophy,
musicology, and, of course, the work of Shakespeare and his
contemporaries. Papers read at the conference are eligible for
publication in the 2005 volume of _SRASP_, the annual journal of the
Association, edited by Byron Nelson, WVU, and refereed by a
nationally-known panel of Shakespeare and Renaissance scholars.
This year' keynote address will be delivered by Professor Mark Taylor,
Manhattan College, whose most recent book is _Shakespeare' Imitations_
(Newark: U of Delaware Press, and Associated University Presses, 2002).
Please send a completed paper (20 minutes reading time: 8-10 pages) or a
detailed abstract (about 500 words) to:
Professor Edmund M. Taft,
2004 WV Shakespeare
Conference Steering Committee
Department of English
Huntington, WV 25755-2646
Papers or abstracts should be mailed by 31 January 2004
Notifications will be mailed by 1 March 2004.
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