7.0493 NEH Summer Seminar: Sappho and Lady Mary Wroth (1/30)

Wed, 16 Feb 1994 23:55:55 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0493. Wednesday, 16 Feb 1994.

Date: Wed, 16 Feb 1994 11:23:00 EST
From: sj26 <Susan_H_JENSON@umail.umd.edu>
Subject: Sappho and Lady Mary Wroth Summer Institute ANNOUNCEMENT

The Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies University of Maryland, College
Park, Maryland announces a Summer Institute supported by a grant from the
National Endowment for the Humanities

Sappho and Lady Mary Wroth: Major Writers of Classical Antiquity and the
English Renaissance

May 31 - July 1, 1994
**Application Deadline: March 1, 1994**

The five-week residential summer institute for community college, college,
and university faculty will focus on the work of Sappho and Lady Mary Wroth
as representative writers of their respective societies. The program will
offer close comparative readings of texts by important women writers of the
ancient Greco-Roman world and Renaissance England situating these texts in
their larger historical contexts, and suggesting strategies for integrating
the new scholarship about women into the undergraduate college classroom.
Humanities and Social Sciences teachers (Classics, Literature, History,
Communications) are invited to apply. **Participants will receive NEH

Participating faculty include: Jane Donawerth, Judith P. Hallett, Ann Rosalind
Jones, Gordon Kirkwood, Barbara McManus, Josephine Roberts, Catherine
Schuler, Marilyn Skinner, Jane Snyder, Eva Stehle, and Gary Waller.

For further information and applications write: Sappho/Lady Mary Wroth,
Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies, 1120 Francis Scott Key Hall,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Phone: (301) 405-6830, Fax:
(301) 314-9148, E-Mail Address: SJ26@UMAIL.UMD.EDU