Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, 3-5 April 2014

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Andrew Marvell Society

Call for Papers

Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference
3-5 April 2014, Tucson, Arizona

Deadline: 15 December 2013

The University of Arizona will host Exploring the Renaissance 2014: An International Conference on March 21-23, 2013. The conference will be held at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa; information about the hotel can be accessed at The Andrew Marvell Society will be hosting sessions on a variety of topics concerning Marvell's poetry and prose. Proposals for papers or for sessions are now invited.
Proposals are especially welcomed on the following topics:
• Marvell and Modern Poetry
• Marvell and Translation
• Explorations of "Eyes and Tears"
Full details about the conference will be posted at the SCRC website:

Abstracts only (400-500 words; a shorter 100-word abstract for inclusion in the program), for papers of no more than 20 minutes reading time, should be submitted online no later than December 15, 2013 via the SCRC website's submission abstract form:

Sessions should be proposed no later than Dec. 15, 2013.

We also encourage participants to apply for the John M. Wallace award for the best paper on Andrew Marvell by an early career scholar presented at the conference. The award recognizes the signal contribution to Marvell studies of John M. Wallace (1928-93), Professor of English at the University of Chicago and author of the ground-breaking interdisciplinary work, Destiny his Choice: The Loyalism of Andrew Marvell (1968). The award is open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty below the rank of associate professor (US, Canada), or equivalent (i.e. within the first five years of a permanent teaching appointment). Applicants should submit full papers to the Executive Secretary of the Andrew Marvell Society by 1 March 2014. Applicants should be ready to read their papers at SCRC, Exploring the Renaissance, 2014, where the award will be presented by the President of SCRC at the closing luncheon.

For further details, please contact Emma Annette Wilson and Joan Faust, Executive Secretary, at

Program participants are required to join SCRC and are encouraged to submit publication-length versions of their papers to the SCRC journal, Explorations in Renaissance Culture:

For more information, please consult Executive Secretary Joan Faust and Emma Annette Wilson (

Andrew Marvell Society:

Timothy Raylor, President
Martin Dzelzainis,Vice President
Nigel Smith, Past President
Matthew Augustine, Publications Officer/Webmaster
Joan Faust/ Emma Annette Wilson, Executive Secretary


Ryan Netzley (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale) 2013-2016
Nicholas van Maltzahn (University of Ottawa) 2013-2016
Laurent Curelly (Université de Haute-Alsace [Mulhouse, France]) 2011-14
Christopher Orchard (Indiana University of Penn) 2011-14
Emma Annette Wilson (University of Western Ontario) 2012-15
Greg Miller (Millsaps College) 2012-15
Debra Barrett-Graves, California State University, East Bay, ex officio, President SCRC