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Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 10:31:32 -0800
From: Ray Siemens <[log in to unmask]>
To: Ray Siemens <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Renaissance Communities (Call for Papers, 31 January deadline)

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*Renaissance Communities*

  Call for Papers

  Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society, 2003 Meeting
  1-3 May, 2003
  Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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Call for Papers

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites submissions for its
meeting.  The theme of this year's gathering is community, with
both to early modern communities of many types and the interpretive
communities today that study them and their output.

Plenary speakers include Paul Stevens (Queens U) and Mark Vessey (U
British Columbia).

We invite proposals for individual papers as well as member-organised
and seminar-workshops that address the conference theme or report on new
ongoing work in Renaissance studies.  To submit a proposal, please
this link:

The deadline for proposals is 31 January 2003.

About the PNRS and Malaspina U-C

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society is an academic organization
promotes scholarship in Early Modern Studies by hosting an annual
conference. The conference is held alternately in the United States and
Canada and is open to all scholars and graduate students from North
Traditionally the conference features two plenary speakers (speakers in
past have included Stephen Greenblatt, Barbara Lewalski, and Alexander
Leggatt), up to twenty sessions of three to four papers each, a formal
dinner and a business lunch.  The PNRS is an affiliate of both the
Renaissance Society of America and the Canadian Society for Renaissance
Studies.  The PNRS maintains both a website, at, and an e-mail list, at
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Malaspina University-College is host to the 2003 meeting of the PNRS.
Located in Nanaimo, British Columbia -- on the beautiful east coast of
Canada's Vancouver Island --  Malaspina is easily accessible via direct
and sea-ferry service from Vancouver, as well as by connections from
Victoria and Seattle.  For travel directions, and other information
Malaspina, please visit its website, at

R.G. Siemens
English, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC, Canada. V9R 5S5.
Office: 335/120.   Phone: (250)753-3245, x2046.     Fax: (250) 740-6459.
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