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Fordham Center Hosts Chaucer Society Conference

Contact: Bob Howe
(212) 636-6538
howe@fordham.edu


The Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University will host the 15th International Congress of the New Chaucer Society from Thursday, July 27 through Monday, July 31, at Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center campus.

With more than 400 scholars expected to attend, the congress will offer sessions on methods of reading Chaucer, textual scholarship and manuscript culture, ethics, emotions, and interpretation. Individual sessions will focus on Chaucer’s contemporaries and disciples, Chaucer’s English, late-medieval religious cultures, and the Bible. The conference will also feature keynote lectures by the president of the New Chaucer Society, David Wallace, Ph.D., the Judith Rodin Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania; and Susan Crane, Ph.D., professor of English and comparative literature, Columbia University.

DATE:     THURSDAY, JULY 27 THROUGH MONDAY, JULY 31
PLACE:    LOWENSTEIN CENTER
                 LINCOLN CENTER CAMPUS
                 113 WEST 60TH STREET, NEW YORK


See the conference website for registration and information.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.
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