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<p class=MsoNormal><i>Please pardon duplicate postings<o:p></o:p></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;line-height:115%'>News from
The Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>This message
is in two parts.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoListParagraph style='text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>1.<span
style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><b><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>Further call for papers for papers:
Afterlives: Survival and Revival</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
line-height:115%'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>SASMARS
2010, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>Deadline
for abstracts: 31 January 2010<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>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 </span><a
href="http://www.montfleur.co.za/"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:
115%'>Mont Fleur</span></a><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>, </span><a
href="http://www.tourismstellenbosch.co.za/index.php?cityhome+97099"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>Stellenbosch</span></a><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>, </span><a
href="http://www.southafrica.net/sat/content/en/za/home"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>South Africa</span></a><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>, on 2-5 September 2010. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
line-height:115%'>KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alexandra F. Johnston, Ph.D., FRSC, Past
President of the Academy of the Royal Society of Canada. <o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
line-height:115%'>The theme of the Conference is &quot;Afterlives: Survival and
Revival&quot;. 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).<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
line-height:115%'>Suggested topics include, but are by no means limited to: <br>
</span></b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>&#8226; new ways of
looking at old texts<br>
&#8226; textual appropriation and imitation<br>
&#8226; textual transmission<br>
&#8226; translation <br>
&#8226; cross-currents in word and image <br>
&#8226; ideological appropriation<br>
&#8226; political myth creation<br>
&#8226; archaeological recovery<br>
&#8226; ethnicities <br>
&#8226; retrospection<br>
&#8226; life writing<br>
&#8226; history of music/art/theatre<br>
<br>
Please send proposals (250-300 words) for 20-minute papers to </span><a
href="mailto:viljol@telkomsa.net"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:
115%'>Leonie Viljoen</span></a><span style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>
by 31 January 2010.<b><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

<p class=MsoListParagraph style='text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span
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style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>The latest SASMARS Newsletter has
been posted at </span><a href="http://sasmarsnewsletter.blogspot.com/"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>http://sasmarsnewsletter.blogspot.com/</span></a><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%'>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:6.0pt'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
line-height:115%'>Leonie Viljoen <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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