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From: "Alison Games" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Fwd: [Folger-Institute-Commons] Knowing Nature Conference at UMD, Oct. 24 and 25


Dear medieval and early modern friends,

It’s almost time to get to know nature!

The Graduate School Field Committee in Medieval & Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland is pleased to host a two-day interdisciplinary conference on “Knowing Nature in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds” to take place on Friday October 24th and Saturday October 25th in College Park. The poster, featuring our conference mascots, is attached.

Invited speakers include:
           Stephen Campbell (Johns Hopkins University, Art History)
Jeffrey J. Cohen (George Washington University, English)
Drew Daniel (Johns Hopkins University, English)
Alan Mikhail (Yale University, History)
David Norbrook (Merton College, Oxford, English)
Joanna Picciotto (University of California, Berkeley, English)
               Michael Sappol, (National Library of Medicine)
David Simon (University of Chicago, English)
Mike Witmore (Folger Shakespeare Library)
               Jessica Wolfe (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Comparative Literature)

Further details can be found on the conference website. Registration is free, but please do register so that you will have a name badge and so that we will be able to get an accurate count for catering.
We are looking forward to seeing you there! If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Best wishes,
Kellie Robertson

Dr. Kellie Robertson

Associate Professor
Department of English
University of Maryland
2119 Tawes Hall
College Park, MD 20742

phone no. 301. 405. 9659<tel:301.%20405.%209659>
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