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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 22.0067  Monday, 9 May 2011

From:           Leonie Viljoen < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:           May 5, 2011 5:25:25 AM EDT
Subject:       CFP: Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Apologies for cross-posting
 
‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’
 
SASMARS 2012, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa
 
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2012
 
We are pleased to announce that the 21st Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, on 30 August-2 September 2012. We are delighted that Professor Helen Fulton, BA (Sydney), Dip. Celt (Oxon.), Ph.D. (Sydney), has accepted our invitation to be the keynote speaker at the 2012 conference.
 
The theme of the conference is ‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’. In an effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation, we encourage scholars working in any discipline to submit abstracts addressing this theme. A selection of the papers presented at the conference will be published in a special issue of The Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (accredited for South African research subsidy purposes).
 
Please send proposals (250-300 words) for 20-minute papers to Professor David Scott-Macnab ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by 31 January 2012.
 
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Leonie Viljoen
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Department of English Studies
University of South Africa
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