CFP: [Renaissance] 2009 Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Brady J Spangenberg
contact email: 
bspangen@purdue.edu

Annual Purdue University
Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference 2009

November 5-6, 2009
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

This year's conference will be held in honor of Professors Michael Murrin
and James Nohrnberg. Papers are invited exploring any aspect of classical,
medieval, or Renaissance studies, including commentary or reminiscences
about the work of Professors Michael Murrin and James Nohrnberg, biblical
studies, magic, poetry, dragons, etc. Submissions are encouraged from
scholars whose research is comparative in approach, particularly those
investigating texts in languages other than English.

Featured Speakers:
Michael Murrin, University of Chicago
“The Dragon Lecture”

James Nohrnberg, University of Virginia
“'The Mythical Method' in Simile, Saga, Verse, and
Prose”

Please send 300-350 word abstracts to: bspangen_at_purdue.edu.

• Review of abstracts will begin June 1, 2009.
• Notification by August 14, 2009.

For more information please visit the conference Web site:

http://www.cla.purdue.edu/complit/events/Renaissance_Comparat.html

Or you may also contact:

Brady Spangenberg
Comparative Literature Program
Purdue University
500 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA
765-532-3025
bspangen_at_purdue.edu

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