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CFP: Medieval and Renaissance Performance and Periodization (3/7/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:47pm
jill stevenson

"Bridging the Divide: Medieval and Renaissance Performance and
Periodization"
2006 MLA Convention
Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

"Periodization" has often limited the ways in which we define, examine, and
theorize performance. This panel invites papers that consider how medieval
and/or renaissance performance challenges
traditional notions of periodization. Periodization is defined broadly in
this context. Papers might suggest how performance bridges such moments as
ancient to early medieval, the High to Late Middle Ages, Medieval to
Renaissance, or pre- to post-Reformation, but papers that examine fresh
definitions, ideas, and theories of periodization are especially encouraged.

CFP: Teaching Medieval Literature (1/20/06; 3/4/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
F Holt-Underwood

CFP- TEACHING MEDIEVAL LITERATURES: PILGRIMAGE AND THE
JOURNEY

March 3-4, 2006

There are many different journeys that take place in
Medieval literatures. Some are deliberate and
intentional, such as the pilgrimage. Others are less
planned or unintentional.

CFP: Masculinities in the Long Middle Ages (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Foster, Allyson

Call for Papers

MASCULINITIES IN THE LONG MIDDLE AGES

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the CUNY Graduate =
Center

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March 17, 2006

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: We are very pleased to announce that our keynote =
speaker will be Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University).

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>From peasants to kings and from knights to merchants, ideas about =
masculinity were varied and complex during the medieval era. For this =
one-day conference, we invite papers from all academic disciplines that =
probe questions surrounding male-ness and masculinities from late =
antiquity through the early modern period.

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UPDATE: Ancient & Modern Narrative (1/13/06; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Kathryn Chew

Update: 41st Annual Comparative Literature conference at California=20
State University, Long Beach: "Ancient and Modern Narrative:=20
Intersections, Interactions, and Interstices"

Please note the new deadline for abstract submissions: Friday, 13=20
January 2006.

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

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'Illumination'

UPDATE: Between the Sacred and the Profane (12/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Murray, Sarah Jane

Update: "Between the Sacred and the Profane: Medieval Renaissance and Performance" (Peer-reviewed)

Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance seeks essays for a special issue, to be guest-edited by Dr. K. Sarah-Jane Murray and Dr. Sinda K. Vanderpool. We welcome essays that explore performance in, and performative aspects of, medieval and Renaissance drama, poetry, and literature. We particularly encourage submissions exploring the relationship 'between the sacred and the profane.' Given that many medieval/Renaissance non-drama works were composed to be performed aloud, the editors will consider submissions focusing on a variety of genres. Popular performances, including non-manuscript based traditions, are also appropriate subjects.

CFP: Old English (2/1/06; SAMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Bruce, Alex

Call for papers

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Old English session I and II

The meeting of The South Atlantic Modern Language Association

November 9-12, 2006

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Session I: "Lit. & Lang."

One cannot fully appreciate Old English (Anglo-Saxon) literature without
an appreciation of Old English itself. This session invites papers that
explore how interpretations of the language shape our interpretation of
the literature, and vice-versa. Papers discussing issues related to the
teaching of Old English are also encouraged.

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Session II: Vision and Text

CFP: Courtly Mythologies (Switzerland) (no deadline noted; ICLS, 7/29/06-8/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:32pm
ICLS 2007

The Faculties of Letters of the University of Geneva and the University of
Lausanne have the pleasure to invite you to the XIIth Congress of the
International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS), which will take place
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>From 29 July to 4 August 2007
in the two Lemanic cities
 (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)
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We wish to hold this meeting on a common theme, which would provide
direction for our work, yet still allow sufficient scope for the
illustration of individual research projects. We hereby invite you to send
us paper proposals on the theme:

UPDATE: Medieval Children 1200-1500 (UK) (12/31/05; 6/17/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Li Ju Tsai

(Please help circulate this email.)

Dear Colleagues,

The Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Tudor Studies, University of Kent =
at Canterbury, UK, is hosting an interdisciplinary conference: Medieval =
Children 1200-1500, on 17-18 June 2006. Keynote and featured speakers =
include Prof. Nicholas Orme (History, Exeter, UK), and Prof. Peter =
Beidler (English, Lehigh, US).

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