3rd International Congress of the John Gower Society

Program Overview

The John Gower Society will hold its third International Congress on the campus of the University of Rochester, in beautiful upstate New York, 30 June-3 July, 2014.

The Congress title, John Gower: Language, Cognition, and Performance, defines a wide focus:

Language:  languages, translations, specialized discourses, dialects, idiolects, and influences, as well as manuscript, printed, and digital texts—and Digital Humanities, generally, with application to Gower

Cognition: medieval memory and ideational theory, cognitive science, mental and physical health, models of therapy, general modes of perception (e.g., Gower and suffering, political, salvific and emotive discourses)

Performance: performance and performance theory, narrativity, the staging of ideas and philosophy (people/characters "staged" by deeds and choices, etc.)

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2014

Conference Details

  • When

  • Monday, June 30, 2014 - Thursday, July 3, 2014
    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Eastern Time Zone

  • Where

  • University of Rochester
    River Campus
    252 Elmwood Ave
    Rochester, New York 14642

Organizing Committee

Our organizing committee is happy to help with the registration process: if you have any questions regarding registration, payment, travel, lodging, or the Conference program, please email jgs.rochester2014@gmail.com.

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2014

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