[Milton-L] Further CFP: Afterlives: Survival and Revival

Leonie Viljoen viljol at telkomsa.net
Sun Oct 25 03:14:58 EDT 2009

Please pardon duplicate post.  Technical glitsch while sending the previous

News from The Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

This message is in two parts.

1.     Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival

SASMARS 2010, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010

We are pleased to announce that the 20th Biennial Conference of the Southern
African Society of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) will be held
at  <http://www.montfleur.co.za/> Mont Fleur,
Stellenbosch,  <http://www.southafrica.net/sat/content/en/za/home> South
Africa, on 2-5 September 2010. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alexandra F. Johnston, Ph.D., FRSC, Past President of the
Academy of the Royal Society of Canada. 

The theme of the Conference is "Afterlives: Survival and Revival". In an
effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation, we
encourage scholars working in any discipline to submit abstracts addressing
this theme. The conference theme is designed to promote reflection on
appropriations, adaptations and continuities in cultural production. A
selection of the papers presented at the conference will be published in a
special issue of The Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance
Studies (accredited for South African research subsidy purposes).

Suggested topics include, but are by no means limited to: 
. new ways of looking at old texts
. textual appropriation and imitation
. textual transmission
. translation 
. cross-currents in word and image 
. ideological appropriation
. political myth creation
. archaeological recovery
. ethnicities 
. retrospection
. life writing
. history of music/art/theatre

Please send proposals (250-300 words) for 20-minute papers to
<mailto:viljol at telkomsa.net> Leonie Viljoen by 31 January 2010.

2.     The latest SASMARS Newsletter has been posted at
http://sasmarsnewsletter.blogspot.com/. Find more information about the
conference there.

Leonie Viljoen 

Dr Leonie Viljoen

Research Fellow

Department of English Studies

University of South Africa

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