Ab Urbe Recondita: the Reception of the Roman Classics in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

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Ab Urbe Recondita:
the Reception of the Roman Classics in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

University of Tennessee in Knoxville - March 30, 2012

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Date limite : 16 janvier 2012

 

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce its second undergraduate conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Friday, March 30, 2011. The theme for the conference is “Ab Urbe Recondita: the Reception of the Roman Classics in the Middle Ages and Renaissance."
We welcome submissions from all disciplines of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, including archaeology, architecture, art, history, literature, music, philology, philosophy, and theatre. Possible topics may include (but are by no means limited to): the place of classical literature and literary allusions in the Middle Ages and Renaissance; the continuance and adaptation of Roman traditions, institutions, technologies, and ideologies; the use and expansion of Roman architectural and artistic trends; classical themes in art; the prominence of the artes liberales in the education process; the role of the classical world in defining the humanist movement; and the evolution of Latin and the development of the European vernacular languages. While the primary focus of this conference will be classical Roman influences, we also invite submissions centering on Greek influences in medieval and Renaissance Europe. The conference is open to undergraduate students throughout North America. All submitters should send an abstract of no more than 250 words, including their name and their college affiliation (if applicable), to Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. . Abstracts should be sent by no later than January 16, 2012. Notification of acceptance will be sent by February 17. We look forward to your submissions!

Source : University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

 

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