Events, Meetings, & Conferences

The support sand promotes opportunities for scholars and teachers of Gower’s works to meet, connect, and share their work and experiences. It hosts a Gower Congress every three years, and sponsors (ususally two) sessions at teh annual International Congress for Medieval Studies (ICMS).  The society also periodically sponsors special sessions at other conferences , and publicises, via its membership email list and the John Gower Newsletter, work on Gower presented at other venues throughout the world. 

 

V International Congress of the John Gower Society

29 June – 1 July 2020 University of Notre Dame The John Gower Society is partnering with the University of Notre Dame for the V International Congress of the Society.  The Congress theme is: “Gower in Contexts: His Words, His Books, His Heritage" Call for Papers The...

IV International Congress of the John Gower Society

The Fourth International Congress of the John Gower Society: "GOWER, HIS CONTEMPORARIES, AND THEIR LEGACY IN MSS AND EARLY PRINTED BOOKS, 1350-1550" University of Durham, UK 09 July - 14 July, 2017 The John Gower Society and the Early Book Society co-organized the...

III International Congress of the John Gower Society 2014

The Third International Congress of the John Gower Society: "John Gower: Language, Cognition, and Performance" University of Rochester 30 June - 3 July, 2014 The John Gower Society held its third International Congress on the campus of the University of Rochester, in...

II International Congress of the John Gower Society 2011

The Second International Congress of the John Gower Society: “John Gower in Iberia: Six Hundred Years" Valladolid, Spain 18-21 July 2011 The International John Gower Society held its second International Congress July 18-21, 2011 in Spain, hosted by the Department of...

I International Congress of the Gower Society 2008

First International Congress of the John Gower Society “1408-2008: The Age of Gower” 12-16 July 2008, London 2008 marked the 600th anniversary of John Gower’s death. To commemorate this event, the John Gower Society, in conjunction with Cardiff University, Queen Mary...