UPDATE: [Renaissance] Sixth Annual Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference
Due to scheduling circumstances beyond our control, the entirety of the conference program will
take place Saturday, Oct. 18, not on the 18th and 19th as originally advertised.
The deadline for abstract submissions has also been extended to Monday, September 15, 2008.
Below you will find the updated CFP.
The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
will host its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 18 , 2008. Graduate
students are invited to submit abstracts for a ten to fifteen minute paper on any range of topics
or approaches to literature and history, including textual studies, performance history,
philosophy, print culture, religious studies, gender studies, post-colonial interpretations, and
other new theoretical perspectives. The purpose of the conference is to provide graduate
students with an opportunity to share their work and place it in a greater context of interests and
concerns. The conference is designed to foster conversation among students who share similar
challenges and construct a space where participants may expect serious feedback on their work.
Please send an abstract of 250-300 words by email or email attachment to Phil Palmer
(ppalmer_at_english.umass.edu) by Monday, September 15, 2008. NOTE THE EXTENDED DEADLINE.
For more information on the conference, you can visit the website
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