Event Date/Time: Jul 06, 2006
End Date/Time: Jul 08, 2006
The Society for Renaissance Studies is the main academic organisation in Britain providing an interdisciplinary forum for people interested in all aspects of the Renaissance. The National Conference will take place at the University of Edinburgh, from 6-8 July 2006. There are multiple threads on such themes as Prisca Sapientia, Rogues and Pirates, Renaissance Women, Shakespeare, Honour and Privilege, Locating the ‘Alcoran’ in Early Modern Britain, Utopias, Renaissance Art, Parental Responsibilities, Religion, Progresses and Shows, Law and Politics, Revaluations, Objects and Fragments. The plenary speakers are: Prof. Judith Bryce (Bristol); Prof. William Sherman (York); and Prof. John Monfasani (SUNY at Albany).