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CFP: Disability in the Middle Ages (12/1/06; collection)

Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:25pm

I am seeking submissions for an essay collection on disability in the
Middle Ages. The goals of this book are not only to broaden our
knowledge of medieval disabilities and the representations of these
disabilities but also to demonstrate the ways in which the modern field
of Disability Studies can inform the work of medievalists. As such, I
welcome essays from any field of study, but each submission should show
some awareness of current findings in Disability Studies to complement
its analysis of the medieval world. Topics may include, but are
certainly not limited to, depictions of disability in medieval
literature, historical analyses, theoretical inquiries, etc. I will be

CFP: Fifth Fifteenth-Century Conference at UIUC (10/15/06; 5/6/07-5/9/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:52am
Robert Barrett

Please consider this message a preliminary "call for papers" to the
Fifth Fifteenth-Century Conference (sponsored by the Richard III
Society and the Program in Medieval Studies and the English Department
of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

This tri-annual conference will be held 6 May 2007, just before the
annual International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
(10-13 May).

The Fifteenth-Century Conference will once again be held at scenic
Allerton Park in Montecello, Illinois. It will feature Prof. Barrie
Dobson, Cambridge University (retired), and Prof. Pamela King,
University of Bristol, as plenary and keynote speakers.

CFP: 'Popular Romance' and 'Arthurian cities' at IMC Leeds (9/15/06; Leeds, 7/9/07-7/12/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Raluca Radulescu

14th International Medieval Congress, Leeds (9-12 July 2007)

Special sessions sponsored by the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of
Wales, Bangor

Session titles: 'Popular romance: Cities and Merchants' and 'Arthurian cities'
Paper proposals on all aspects, literary, historical, cultural are welcome for
the above sessions.
Abstracts should be 250 words max. E-mail submissions are acceptable. Electronic
submissions to:

Deadline: 15 September 2006.