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CFP: Religion and Ploughman Texts (UK) (9/28/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Annemarie Thijms

We welcome all proposals on one or more Ploughman text that deal with religious
issues. Langland's Piers Plowman is of course one possible text, but we also
welcome proposals concerning, for example, Pierce the Plowman's Crede, the
Plowman's Tale, early Tudor Ploughman texts, Iolo Goch's Ploughman text or
Johannes von Tepl's Der Ackermann. Please send in your proposal to one of the
emails below by Wednesday the 28th of September.
Mary Carr (PhD student University of Oxford; mary.carr_at_balliol.oxford.ac.uk) and
Annemarie Thijms (PhD Student Trinity College Dublin; athijms_at_tcd.ie)

UPDATE: Theorizing the Borders: Literature, History, and Identity Across the Anglo-Scottish Divide (9/27/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Katherine Terrell (kterrell)

Deadline Extended for sponsored session: Theorizing the Borders:
Literature, History, and Identity Across the Anglo-Scottish Divide

International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
May 4-7 2006

We invite papers on any aspect of medieval Anglo-Scottish relations;
we are particularly interested in theoretically informed papers
examining how these real or imagined relationships helped to shape
conceptions of nation, culture, and identity on both sides of the
border.

New deadline: Sept. 27

Please send 500-word abstracts via e-mail to session organizers:

Katherine Terrell
kterrell_at_hamilton.edu

CFP: Medieval Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Laity, Kathryn

The Medieval area of the Popular Culture Association is now accepting
abstracts for the Thirty-Sixth National PCA Conference, April 12-16, 2006,
in Atlanta, GA.

We seek 15-20 minute papers on medieval popular culture, including for
example:

literature, laws, penitentials, music, saints' lives, oral traditions,
charms and
folk remedies, wall paintings, clothing and jewelry, and so forth;

*and*

UPDATE: Theorizing the Borders: Literature, History, and Identity Across the Anglo-Scottish Divide (9/27/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 4:09pm
Katherine Terrell (kterrell)

Deadline Extended for sponsored session: Theorizing the Borders:
Literature, History, and Identity Across the Anglo-Scottish Divide

International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
May 4-7 2006

We invite papers on any aspect of medieval Anglo-Scottish relations;
we are particularly interested in theoretically informed papers
examining how these real or imagined relationships helped to shape
conceptions of nation, culture, and identity on both sides of the
border.

New deadline: Sept. 27
Please send 500-word abstracts via e-mail to session organizers:

Katherine Terrell
kterrell_at_hamilton.edu

Mark Bruce
mark-bruce_at_uiowa.edu

UPDATE: Medieval Drama and Vernacular Theology at Kalamazoo (9/26/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
David Lavinsky

CFP: Two Sponsored Sessions for the 41st International
Congress in Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, 4-7 May
2006.

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program at the
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites
interdisciplinary, comparative, and global
perspectives on English drama and vernacular theology
in the Middle Ages.

1. New Approaches to Medieval English Drama:
Performing the Religious Other

Possible topics might include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: The Panoptic and the Middle Ages (9/25/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Carol Mattord

Deadline for submission has been changed for the following session to September 25.

Special Session: The Panoptic and The Middle Ages
There are openings in this session for next year's Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo.

Please submit your proposal of about 250 words. Any aspect of this subject is welcome. Interdisciplinary approaches also welcome. Papers can discuss the visual or textual.

Submit proposals by email to: engclm_at_langate.gsu.edu

Carola Mattord
English Department
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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