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UPDATE CFP Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, Tucson AZ, 3-5 April 2014
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Andrew Marvell Society
Call for Papers
The University of Arizona will host Exploring the Renaissance 2014: An International Conference on 3-5 April, 2014. The conference will be held at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa; information about the hotel can be accessed at http://www.westwardlook.com. 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.
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 email@example.com.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Andrew Marvell Society
Timothy Raylor, President
Ryan Netzley (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale) 2013-2016