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Unity and Diversity in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Fort Collins, CO, May 2001

The 2001 annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance
Association will convene in Fort Collins, Colorado, May 24-27. The theme
of the conference is Unity and Diversity in the Middle Ages and the
Renaissance.

Charles R. Smith (emeritus, English, and president-elect of RMMRA) and
Harry Rosenberg (History) are the conference and program chairs. Three
confirmed plenary speakers are Robert J. Brentano (University of
California, Berkeley), Sather Professor of History and past president of
the Medieval Academy of America; Professor Steven A. Epstein (University
of Colorado), councillor, Medieval Academy of America; and Professor Nancy
van Deusen, (Department of Music, Claremont Graduate School), fellow,
Medieval Academy of America.

Papers and proposed sessions on the conference theme or on other aspects
of the Medieval and Renaissance eras in the fields of literature, history,
music, philosophy, art history, religion, languages, rhetoric, or
interdisciplinary studies are welcome. Individual and panel submissions
will be reviewed as received until March 15, 2001.

Please send one-page abstracts to Professor Harry Rosenberg, Department of
History, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1776, USA
(office:  +1-970/491-5230; fax: +1-970/491-2941; e-mail:
hrosenberg@vines.colostate.edu).  If you wish to chair a session, indicate
your availability and area of interest.

We encourage you to disseminate this Call for Papers to individuals and
departments who may be interested. Please notify the organizers if there
is someone not on the current mailing list who would like more
information.

The conference hotel will be the University Park Holiday Inn, which will
have a special rate for the meeting. Since the conference will end late
Saturday afternoon, those who wish to sight-see in the nearby, easily
accessible Rocky Mountains (e.g. Poudre Canyon and the Cache le Poudre
River or Rocky Mt. National Park) for the balance of the weekend can take
advantage of the special conference rate through Monday, May 28th.