An update about the conference of the Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES) on ‘Medieval and Early Modern Authorship’ which will take place at the University of Geneva from 30 June to 2 July 2010.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts was in mid-January. We have received numerous proposals and have been able to accept 55 of them, from academics in 15 different countries. In addition, there will be seven plenary speakers, Colin Burrow (All Souls College, Oxford), Patrick Cheney (Pennsylvania State University), Helen Cooper (Cambridge University), Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania), Robert Edwards (Pennsylvania State University), Alastair Minnis (Yale University), and Sir Brian Vickers (School of Advanced Study, University of London).
Below is a list with the names of all confirmed speakers along with the title of their paper. The list is also available from the conference website (http://home.adm.unige.ch/~erne/authorship2010/), under ‘programme’.
Conference registration is now fully underway. The deadline is *15
March*, so please register soon. You need to do so via the conference website (with credit card payment), by clicking on ‘registration’. For those who require accommodation in Geneva during the conference, information has been made available on the ‘Accommodation’ page of the website. Please note that the conference will begin around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, 30 June, and will end around 6 p.m. on Friday, 2 July.
For the SAMEMES Board and the conference committee,
Second Biennial Conference of the Swiss Association of Medieval and
Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)
30 June – 2 July 2010
University of Geneva
Medieval and Early Modern Authorship
Colin Burrow (All Souls College, Oxford), Fictions of Collaboration: Authors and Editors in the Sixteenth Century
Patrick Cheney (Pennsylvania State University), English Authorship and the Early Modern Sublime
Helen Cooper (Cambridge University), Choosing Poetic Fathers: the
Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania), Producing the /lector/
Robert Edwards (Pennsylvania State University), Authorship, Imitation, and Refusal in Late-Medieval England
Alastair Minnis (Yale University), Ethical Poetry, Poetic Theology: A Crisis of Medieval Authority
Brian Vickers (School of Advanced Study, University of London), A New Methodology in Attribution Studies: the Author of /Arden// of Faversham/
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