CFP: Renaissance Landscapes, PNRS Conference, Banff, Alberta, sept. 24-27, 2020

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society is pleased to announce its 2020 Conference:

Please join us for the 2020 Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society (PNRS) conference in beautiful Banff, Canada at the Banff Park Lodge in the Rocky Mountains.

Conference dates: September 24-27, 2020

Conference theme: Renaissance Landscapes (Space, Place, and Performance)

Confirmed Plenaries: 

Professor Mary Floyd-Wilson, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor,
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
https://englishcomplit.unc.edu/faculty-directory/mary-floyd-wilson/ 

Professor Janelle Jenstad, University of Victoria, British Columbia
https://www.uvic.ca/humanities/english/people/regularfaculty/jenstad-janelle.php  

We invite proposals for papers, panels, or roundtables related to the theme of Renaissance Landscapes.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

– How spaces relate to literary representations and political or philosophical ideas.

– How places confront or support artistic and literary conventions.

– How performances embody issues associated with spaces and places.

– Problematizing/reimagining/revisioning of the term “landscape” as it applies to space, place, bodies, and texts.


Location: The Banff Park Lodge, Banff, Alberta, Canada 

For conference updates, visit the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society’s website: www.pnrs.org

Conference hotel information: www.banffparklodge.com

Please send 250-word proposals for individual papers, sessions, or roundtable panels to apatient@mtroyal.ca by May 15, 2020. 

Any queries about the conference are welcome; please send queries to apatient@mtroyal.ca

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