"Politics and Performance in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance" (Submission deadline 4/1/2010)
The 2010 Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association conference will be held in conjunction with the Wooden O Symposium at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, from August 9-11. The Wooden O Symposium, sponsored by the Utah Shakespearean Festival and Southern Utah University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, and the Department of English, is a cross-disciplinary conference focusing on the text and performance of Shakespeare's plays.
RMMRA and the Wooden O Symposium invite panel and paper proposals on the conference's special topic, "Politics and Performance in the Middle Ages and Renaissance." Additionally, the Wooden O Symposium invites papers on any topic related to Shakespeare and early modern drama, but gives priority to those relating to the Utah Shakespearean Festival's 2010 summer season: The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, and Macbeth.
Deadline for proposals is April 1, 2010. Session chairs and individual presenters will be informed of acceptance no later than May 15. 250-word abstracts or session proposals (including individual abstracts) should include the following:
name of presenter(s)
participant category (faculty, graduate student, or independent scholar
audio/visual requirements and any other special requests
Abstracts for sessions and individual presentations should be sent to Jessica Tvordi, Department of English, Southern Utah University via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.