[Milton-L] Deadline tomorrow: MSA panels at RSA 2015, Berlin

Feisal Mohamed f.mohamed00 at gmail.com
Fri May 30 10:17:26 EDT 2014


Dear Colleagues,

Please note the fast-approaching deadline of May 31--i.e. tomorrow--on the
CFP below.

Best wishes,
Feisal


On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 2:52 PM, Feisal Mohamed <f.mohamed00 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
>
> On behalf of the Executive Committee, I am delighted to announce that the
> Milton Society of America has been granted Associate Organization status
> with the Renaissance Society of America.  This allows the MSA henceforth to
> submit up to five panels at RSA’s annual conference, beginning in 2015.  We
> will also hold a seat on the RSA Council, allowing us to participate in its
> deliberations and decisions.
>
>
> This new affiliation will in no way alter the activities that we have
> always conducted at the annual convention of the Modern Language
> Association, including organizing panels and holding an annual banquet.
> But as the MLA seems increasingly reluctant to grant our society more than
> two panels per year, we have felt that Milton studies must be served by an
> additional venue.  RSA seemed to us the natural choice as the preeminent
> national conference in early modern studies, and one that many of our
> members already attend.
>
>
> Thus we are writing to call for panels and papers seeking inclusion in the
> program of the 61st annual meeting of the RSA, to be held in Berlin on
> 26-28 March 2015 (more information on the Berlin conference is available on
> the RSA website <http://www.rsa.org/?page=2015Berlin>).  Proposals
> covering any aspect of Milton studies will be given full consideration, but
> especially desirable are those related to the following themes:
>
>
> -Affect
>
> -Cultural exchange, including but not limited to the Continent
>
> -Periodization (Renaissance, Early Modern, Long Restoration)
>
> -Poetics of materialism
>
>
>
> *Panels *must be organized by a current member of the Milton Society of
> America.  Required are a 1-2 page description of the panel and a 1-2 page
> abstract for each of its papers.  The panel organizer and each presenter
> must also submit *curricula vitae *of two pages.  Please send all
> materials by May 31 to Ken Hiltner (hiltner[at]english.ucsb.edu).
>
>
> *Papers *may be submitted by anyone. Please submit an abstract of 1-2
> pages and a *curriculum vitae *of two pages by May 31 to Ken Hiltner
> (hiltner[at]english.ucsb.edu).
>
>
> Please be advised that all participants in the Berlin conference must be
> members of the Renaissance Society of America.
>
>
> Cordially,
>
> Feisal G. Mohamed
>
> President
>
> Milton Society of America
>
>
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