Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

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Angelic Duran/Purdue University
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Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies
- Keynote by Scott Stevens, Director, D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Chicago Newberry Library
- Performances of the Book of Ecclesiastes and the Book of Mark

We invite papers exploring any aspect of Renaissance prose, especially for the panels that will be dedicated to this year's focus commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the KJV: "The King James Bible, Across Borders, Across Centuries." Submissions are encouraged from scholars investigating texts in languages other than English.
Please send 300-350 word abstracts to Joanna Benskin, jbenskin@purdue.edu . Review of abstracts will begin June 15, 2011, with notifications sent by July 15, 2011.
Submissions for papers converted to articles for peer-review by the journal Prose Studies for a volume dedicated to RCPC 2011 and to chapters for a multi-author book in the works entitled The King James Bible, Across Centuries, Across Borders due by December 1, 2011.
For more information please see the Purdue Comparative Literature "News and Events" webpage or contact Joanna Benskin, jbenskin@purdue.edu .