Figure 1. Abandoned Mining Town (Kolsmanskop, Namibia)
by EILEEN JOY
First, please don't neglect Jeffrey's post below where he asks for suggestions for sessions and session threads at the next meeting of the New Chaucer Society, to be held in Portland, Oregon in 2012. As the Chaucerians claim your hearts and minds every other summer season, so the BABEL Working Group wishes to do the same every other autumn. In short, the full program for BABEL's inaugural biennial meeting at the University of Texas at Austin, 4-6 November 2010, is now online here:
after the end: the humanities, medieval studies, and the post-catastrophe
Details about how to register, where to stay, and other matters, can be found HERE.
A pool party is planned. With lifeguards. In November. That's all I'm saying. And yes--that pool in the picture.