April 14th & 15th 2023 in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on the beautiful campus of Bemidji State University, Bemidji MN.
Dr. Richard McCoy
Distinguished Professor, English and Distinguished Professor, Global Early Modern Studies, Emeritus, of Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center, will present our keynote address, “Shakespeare’s Boy Heroines.”
In addition to multiple articles on early modern literature, culture, and religion, McCoy has authored Sir Philip Sidney: Rebellion in Arcadia (Rutgers UP), The Rites of Knighthood: The Literature and Politics of Elizabethan Chivalry (Berkeley, California UP), Alterations of State: Sacred Kinship in the English Reformation (Columbia UP), and Faith in Shakespeare (Oxford UP).
The organizers invite faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars to submit a one-page proposal for twenty-minute presentations on all aspects of teaching, interpretation, and research concerning early British literature by 31 March 2023. Email proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bemidji Regional Airport (BJI) is served by Delta Air Lines with daily round-trip flights to and from Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport.
2024 - University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
For thirty years, the NPCEBL has enjoyed a tradition of convivial, stimulating conferences which focus on teaching and scholarship from the beginnings of British Literature through the 18th Century. Papers on all aspects of teaching, interpretation, and research concerning Early British Literature are invited for the yearly conference.