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International Milton Congress
"Milton in Context"

For complete and current information, please visit the International Milton Congress Web site.

11 - 13 March 2004 (Thursday - Saturday)
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA 15282

The topic is "Milton in Context," including comparative studies of Milton and others, cultural studies, the history of ideas, critical perspectives, literary history, studies of the reception of Milton's writings, sources and analogues, Milton's influence, and the like.

Papers and Panels
Papers with a reading time of 20 minutes and proposals that identify and organize panelists, as well as cite and briefly summarize the topic for a 75-minute discussion period, should be sent by e-mail or postal service to:

Albert C. Labriola
Department of English
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

The deadline for papers and for proposals to establish panels is November 15, 2003.

There will be a plenary session on Milton and terrorism, featuring Stanley Fish, Michael Lieb, David Loewenstein, and Annabel Patterson.

Registration for the congress will include 2 Continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 banquet, 2 evening receptions, refreshment breaks. The opening reception will be in the evening of March 11 (Thursday), and the congress will end in the late afternoon of March 13 (Saturday).

Funds are available to defray some of the cost of registration for graduate students, whether participating on the program or attending.

To register for the conference, send a check, payable to "Duquesne University," to Labriola. The regular cost is $125.00; the discounted cost for graduate students is $50.00.

Include your mailing and e-mail addresses, as well as your academic affiliation, along with your check.

The Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, 112 Washington Place, Downtown Pittsburgh will offer discounted rates.

Free shuttle service will be provided between the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center and Duquesne University, nearby.

There is transportation to/from Pittsburgh International Airport and the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center. For information, phone Airlines Transportation at 412-321-4990 or Yellow Cab at 412-665-8100.

The cost for room rental is $99.00, plus 14% tax. The rate is the same for a single, double, or triple accommodation.

Parking in an indoor garage adjacent to the hotel is $14.25 per 24-hour day.

To reserve a room, phone 1-888-456-6600 or 412-471-4000. WHEN DOING SO, REQUEST THE DISCOUNTED RATE FOR THE "MILTON CONFERENCE AT DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY." The discounted rate is effective for reservations made before February 18, 2004. After that date, the discounted rate will be granted only if space is available.


Last updated:  12-May-2009.