cfp: “Women’s Voices of the Middle Ages and Renaissance”

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Women’s Voices of the Middle Ages and Renaissance”
A symposium to be held on March 13, 2020 in the Joseph F. Smith Building on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, sponsored by BYU’s Department of French & Italian, Global Women’s Studies Program, and Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

A Keynote Lecture will be delivered by Elissa Weaver, Professor Emerita of the University of Chicago and author of *Convent Theatre in Early Modern Italy: Spiritual Fun and Learning for Women*. In the evening, Suzanne Savoy will perform her one-woman theatrical performance, *Je Christine, A Medieval Woman in Her Own Words*.

We welcome proposals related to the conference topic from faculty and students at BYU and other universities, as well as from independent scholars. Please submit one-page abstracts and a 200-word academic biography by December 7, 2019 to jennifer_haraguchi@byu.edu and to shelley_williams@byu.edu. Decisions about the program will be made by December 14.

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