UPDATE: Fifth Fifteenth-Century Conference (11/3/06; 5/6/07-5/9/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Barrett
contact email: 

Apologies for cross-posting . . .

This message is an updated CFP for the Fifth Fifteenth-Century =20
Conference (sponsored by the Richard III Society and the Program in =20
Medieval Studies and the English Department of the University of =20
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

This triennial conference will be held from 5/6/07-5/9/07, the days =20
leading up to the Forty-Second International Medieval Congress at =20
Western Michigan University (5/10/07-5/13/07).

The site for the conference will once again be held at scenic =20
Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Monticello, Illinois. Prof. =20
Barrie Dobson, Cambridge University (retired), is our plenary =20
speaker; his paper is tentatively titled "The Rise of the Professions =20=

in Fifteenth-Century England." Prof. Pamela King, University of =20
Bristol, is our keynote speaker; her paper is tentatively titled =20
"Confraternities, Civic Shows, and the Rhetoric of Fifteenth-Century =20
English Urban Culture."

The deadline for paper proposals is Friday, 3 November 2006. Papers =20
should be approximately 45 minutes long and can deal with any aspect =20
of fifteenth-century English history or culture. (The conference =20
definition of "fifteenth-century England" is rather broad, covering =20
England and its realm=97both insular and continental=97from c. 1350 to =
c. =20

Please send your proposals to either

Prof. Rob Barrett
Dept. of English, Univ. of Illinois
608 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801 USA



Dr. Michael Myers
General Curriculum
912 S. Fifth St. MC-492
Univ. of Illinois
Champaign, IL 61820 USA


We are in the process of finalizing plans for accommodations, meals, =20
and fees and will post such information on the conference Web site =20
(https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/rwb/www/15c/) the moment it's ready.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference next May.


Rob Barrett and Mike Myers

Robert W. Barrett, Jr.
Asst. Prof. of English and Medieval Studies
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: rwb_at_uiuc.edu
Web: https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/rwb/www/
Phone: (217) 333-1715

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