8.0051 CFPs: STS; Renaissance England (2/68)

Wed, 8 Jun 1994 22:19:52 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0051. Wednesday, 8 Jun 1994.

(1) Date: Wed, 8 Jun 1994 12:07 EDT (40 lines)
From: John Lavagnino <LAV@BINAH.CC.BRANDEIS.EDU>
Subject: Society for Textual Scholarship conference

(2) Date: Wed, 8 Jun 1994 16:36:43 -0400 (EDT) (28 lines)
From: Helen Ostovich <ostovich@mcmail.cis.mcmaster.ca>

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Date: Wed, 8 Jun 1994 12:07 EDT
From: John Lavagnino <LAV@BINAH.CC.BRANDEIS.EDU>
Subject: Society for Textual Scholarship conference

The deadline for submission of papers for the 1995 conference of
the Society for Textual Scholarship has been extended to July 15,

The conference will take place on April 6-8, 1995, in New York
City; conference papers may be on any aspect of the discovery,
enumeration, transcription, description, editing, or annotating
of texts, in any discipline. The following general topics have
been suggested by the program committee: text and technology,
text and performance, text and cultural constraint, the editor as
ideologue, canonicity, teaching textual criticism, text and
ephemerality, adapt or die. Among those speaking at the
conference will be James Beck on reading Michelangelo, Joel
Berkowitz on Shakespeare on the American Yiddish stage, George
Bornstein on editorial theory for non-editors, Kelvin Everest on
editing Shelley, John Kidd on the Joyce wars, Marilyn Lavin on
teaching art history, Leah S. Marcus on orality and literacy in
the Renaissance playhouse, Catherine Maubon on the construction
of the autobiographical writings of Michel Leiris, Jerome J.
McGann on text and technology, Donald H. Reiman on facsimile
editions, Wayne D. Shirley on censored and uncensored Cole
Porter, Thomas Staley on John Rodker, Ann Thompson on Hamlet and
canonicity, Steven Urkowitz on players and editors in
Shakespearean school texts, Brian Vickers on editing Shakespeare,
and Marta Werner on Emily Dickinson.

One-page abstracts should be submitted to the conference chair,
Edward Burns, Department of English, William Paterson College,
Wayne, NJ 07470 (fax 212 673-6390). Session plans may also be
submitted, in which case the proposer is responsible for
organizing and confirming the speakers.

[Don't write to this address if you have questions, write to
Edward Burns. I'm just a messenger. No, I don't have an e-mail
address for him.]

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Date: Wed, 8 Jun 1994 16:36:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: Helen Ostovich <ostovich@mcmail.cis.mcmaster.ca>



"Expanding the Canon: New Dimensions in English Renaissance
Studies", this year's McMaster University English Association
Conference, will be held on November 18, 1994. Scholars are
invited to submit papers which rediscover and explore neglected
areas of English writings, 1560-1625, such as lesser known
dramatic, poetic, and prose works, travel literature, emblem books,
women's writing, masques, and popular culture. Plenary speaker:
Jean Howard (Columbia). Respondent: Paul Stevens (Queens).

Send completed 10-page/20-minute papers by OCTOBER 3, 1994, to

Dr Helen Ostovich or Dr Mary Silcox,
Dept of English,
McMaster University,
Hamilton, Ontario,
Canada L8S 4L9

e-mail inquiries: ostovich@mcmaster.ca