CFP: [Medieval] First International Congress of the John Gower Society

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Brian Gastle
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First International Congress of the John Gower Society
“1408-2008: The Age of Gower”
13-16 July 2008, London

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers addressing any aspect of
Gower’s life and works, including manuscripts and early printed editions.
Shorter papers, ca. 10 minutes, on topics related to pedagogy and
technology are encouraged as well. Speakers may give a short paper of
this sort, and a longer paper as well. Please indicate IN YOUR PROPOSAL
whether specific equipmentâ€"slide projector, OHP, or computer gearâ€"will be

The year 2008 marks the 600th anniversary of John Gower’s death. To
commemorate this event, the John Gower Society, in conjunction with
Cardiff University, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of
London, and Southwark Cathedral, announce the First International
Congress of the John Gower Society, 13-16 JULY 2008. Sessions will be
held on the campus of Queen Mary and Westfield College, Mile End. Meals
and housing accommodations will also be available on campus. For those
attendees going on to the New Chaucer Society Congress in Swansea,
coaches will be arranged, and can be booked in advance.

Please visit the International John Gower Society web site
( complete conference details including
session proposals and CFP submission guidelines.

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