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Exploring the Renaissance 2002
St Louis, April 2002


Exploring the Renaissance 2002:
An International Conference
April 4-6, 2002
Sponsored by the South-Central Renaissance Conference and
The Saint Louis University Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies


Papers are welcome in any area of Renaissance studies, including art,
history, literature, music, philosophy, science, and theology. In
particular, submissions are invited on the following topics: Elizabeth I:
In preparation for the commemoration of the four-hundredth anniversary of
her death, we invite papers and proposals for special sessions on any
topic related to the Queen, including
     Elizabeth, Colonization, and the New World
     Images of the Queen in Civic Pageants, Royal Progresses, and the
        Popular Drama
     Elizabethan Court Poetry and Music
     The Rise of Elizabethan Nationalism
     Elizabethan Art and Portraiture and the Shaping of Public
        Perceptions
Andrew Marvell: To celebrate the inauguration of a new Andrew Marvell
Society, we invite papers and proposals on any topic related to the poet,
including
     Marvell, the Pastoral, and Nun Appleton House
     Marvell, Cromwell, and Revolutionary England
     Marvell and the Arts
Reformation and Counter-Reformation
Erotic Triangles in Early Modern Art and Literature
Citizens and Aliens in Shakespeare and the Drama
Renaissance Epic and the Fashioning of a 'Gentleman or Noble Person'

Submissions: Papers must be submitted no later than December 31. Send two
copies of abstract (100 words) and paper (8-10 pages, reading time 20
minutes) to Donald Stump, Department of English, Saint Louis University,
St. Louis, MO 63103, USA. Email: stump@slu.edu. Phone: +1-(314) 977-3009.
Program participants are required to join SCRC and are encouraged to
submit versions of their papers to the SCRC journal, Explorations in
Renaissance Culture.

Inquiries: Please direct questions about registration and local
arrangements to David T. Murphy, Director, Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA.
Email: murphydt@slu.edu. Phone: +1-(314) 977-7180. Information on the
conference, its sponsoring organization, and upcoming events is available
at www.stedwards.edu/hum/klawitter/scrc.html.

James S. Baumlin
Department of English
Southwest Missouri State University
Springfield, MO  65804, USA
Phone +1-(417) 836-6811