UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference; Sept. 20-22, 2012 (Undergrad); proposals by June 24, 2012

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University of Virginia's College at Wise
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Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVI
Undergraduate Sessions
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
September 20-22, 2012

Keynote Address: "Passion, Naturalism, and the Sea: David Jones's Tristan ac Essyllt"—P. J. C. Field, University of North Wales

The University of Virginia's Medieval-Renaissance Conference is pleased to accept abstracts for our twenty-sixth conference. The conference is an open event that promotes scholarly discussion in all disciplines of Medieval and Renaissance studies. Papers by undergraduates covering any area of medieval and renaissance studies—including literature, language, history, philosophy, science, pedagogy, and the arts—are welcome. Abstracts for papers should be around 300 words in length and should be accompanied by a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty sponsor (the latter can be sent separately). A branch campus of the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia's College at Wise is a public four-year liberal arts college located in the scenic Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia.

Abstracts (and letters) should be submitted electronically or by regular mail by June 24, 2012 to:

John Adrian
University of Virginia's College at Wise
One College Ave
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 376-4588