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