CFP: [Renaissance] New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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Nova Myhill
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Call for Papers

The fifteenth biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies will take
place March 6-8 2008 in Sarasota, Florida. The program committee invites one-page abstracts of
proposed twenty-minute papers on topics in European and Mediterranean history, literature, art,
and religion from the fourth to the seventeenth centuries. Interdisciplinary work is particularly
appropriate to the conference’s broad historical and disciplinary scope. Planned sessions are

We are pleased to announce that the plenary speakers for 2008 will be John M. Najemy, Professor
of History at Cornell University, and François Rigolot, Meredith Howland Pyne Professor of French
Literature at Princeton University.

The conference will be held on the campus of the New College of Florida, the honors college of
the Florida state system. The college, located on Sarasota Bay, is adjacent to the John and Mable
Ringling Museum of Art, which will offer tours arranged for conference participants. Sarasota is
noted for its beautiful public beaches, theater, art and music. The average temperatures in March
are a pleasant high of 77 and a low of 57.

More information will be posted on the conference website as it becomes available, including
conference events and area attractions:

The deadline for abstracts is September 15, 2007. Send inquiries and abstracts (email preferred,
no attachments please) to:


Nova Myhill
Division of Humanities
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL 34243


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