‘Mortality and Imagination: the Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’ September 2012, Stellenbosch

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Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

The 21st Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 30 August to 2 September 2012.

The theme of the conference is ‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’. In an effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation, we encourage scholars working in any discipline to submit abstracts addressing this theme. A selection of the papers presented at the conference will be published in a special issue of the Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (accredited for South African research subsidy purposes).

Please send proposals (250-300 words) for 20-minute papers to Professor David Scott-Macnab by 31 January 2012.

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