Frances Yates: A Celebration of Her Life and Work CFP

FRANCES YATES: A CELEBRATION OF HER LIFE AND WORK

ROSE THEATRE: KINGSTON

SATURDAY APRIL 30, 2016

200px-Frances_YatesThe great Renaissance and ShakespeaKingston Uni logore scholar Frances Yates lived for over half a century at Claygate, near Kingston-upon-Thames, and to mark the 50th anniversary of her book The Art of Memory, Kingston Shakespeare Seminar will host a one-day conference on her life and work at the Rose: a playhouse inspired by her theory of the ‘theatre of the world’. Close to where Yates wrote her books, participants will be asked to evaluate their current significance, and to reflect on her ideas about Europe, empire, occult philosophy, academies, architecture, memory, performance, intellectual history, and the place of a scholarly community in the modern world.

Speakers include Roy Eriksen, Marjorie Jones, Margaret McGowan, Felix Sprang, Claudia Wedepohl and Deanne Williams.

Proposals are invited for 25-minute papers that address these or other aspects of the life and career of Frances Yates. Submissions should be made by February 1 2016 to:

Professor Richard Wilson,

The Rose Theatre, 24-6 High Street, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 1HL

r.wilson@kingston.ac.uk

 Click to download: FRANCES YATES CFP

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