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The Renaissance in the Nineteenth Century
Toronto, October 2001


   "Le 19e siècle "renaissant" / Renaissance in the 19th Century"

   An international and interdisciplinary conference jointly organized y
        The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (U. of T.)
        The Joseph Sable Centre for 19th Century French Studies (U. of T.)

               4-6 October 2001
               at the University of Toronto

The conference seeks to examine the renewed interest in the Renaissance
evident in the works of scholars, artists, writers, and thinkers of the
19th Century all over Western Europe (in France, England, Italy, Spain,
Germany...).  We welcome in particular proposals that examine 19th Century
scholarship on the Renaissance, the imitation and emulation of Renaissance
works or styles, the renewed interest in humanism, neoplatonism, or in
major figures of 15th and 16th Century Europe.

Proposals for presentations on all aspects of the topic are welcome:
- decorative arts
- literature(s) and history of the language(s)
- history/historiography
- art/art history
- architecture
- medecine/history of medecine
- music/opera
- book history/book collectors
- philosophy
- Shakespeare in the 19th Century
- 19th Century reception of the Reformation
                    &c. &c.

Panel proposals and proposals from graduate students are most welcome.
Proposals may be submitted in French or English.  Please submit a title,
100 word abstract, and one-page curriculum vitae to the attention of

Prof. Yannick Portebois
Centre for 19th Century French Studies
by e-mail:
by mail:    Centre for 19th Century French Studies
            in the John M. Kelly Library / U.S.M.C. / Univ. of Toronto
                113 St. Joseph Street
                Toronto     Ontario     CANADA     M5S 1J4

Deadline for submissions:  30 August, 2000