Lisbon Conference 1998

Tue, 18 Mar 1997 11:51:42 -0600, MDT
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Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 09:40:44 -0600

Richard W. Clement
Associate Special Collections Librarian
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045


The conference "Discovery, New Frontiers, and Expansion in the Iberian
World" will be held on May 27-30, 1998 at the Biblioteca Nacional in
Lisbon. The conference is sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies
Association, the Luso-American Development Foundation, the Biblioteca
Nacional, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Arizona State
University. Selected revised papers on the conference theme will be
published in _Discovery, New Frontiers, and Expansion in the Iberian World_
(New York: Peter Lang). Selected revised papers on other Mediterranean
themes will be considered for publication in the Association's journal,
_Mediterranean Studies_.

Proposals for papers and sessions are now being solicited. Papers and
proposals for sessions (in English) are encouraged which focus on the
conference theme, but any paper or session proposal with a Mediterranean
theme, from any period and any discipline, will be considered. Proposals
for roundtable discussions of a topical work or theme are also welcome.
The typical panel will include three papers, each lasting twenty minutes, a
chair, and (optionally) a commentator.

Proposals should include a 200-word abstract for each paper and a one-page
curriculum vitae for each participant, including chairs and commentators.
Each participant's name, e-mail and regular address, and phone number
should also be listed. The deadline for the first round of consideration
is October 1, 1997.

Please send proposals to: Mediterranean Studies Association, Office of the
Provost, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300. For
information on the conference or the Association contact Richard W.