Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)


Prose Studies - Keynote by Scott Stevens, Director, D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Chicago Newberry Library
We invite papers exploring any aspect of Renaissance prose, especially for the panels that will be dedicated to this year’s focus commemorating the 400-year anniversary of the KJV: “The King James Bible, Across Borders, Across Centuries.” Submissions are encouraged from scholars investigating texts in languages other than English.

Please send 300-350 word abstracts by . Review of abstracts will begin
 Prose Studies for a volume dedicated to RCPC 2011 and to chapters for a multi-author book in the works entitled The King James Bible, Across Centuries, Across Borders due by December 1, 2011.
Submissions for papers converted to articles for peer-review by the journal
Sponsored by the Purdue Religious Studies, Medieval & Renaissance Studies,
and Comparative Literature Programs.
For more information please see the Purdue Comparative Literature “News and Events” webpage <> or contact Joanna
June 15, 2011, with notifications sent by July 15, 2011.

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor,
- Performances of the Book of Ecclesiastes and the Book of Mark