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CFP: International Courtly Literature Society (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Monty Laycox

The International Courtly Literature Society at SAMLA seeks papers on =
any topic related to Courtly Literature.

A full range of approaches to and perspectives on Courtly Literature is =

Please send 200-250-word proposals for 20-minute papers to:
Dr. Monty Laycox
1108 Longmeadow Lane
Monroe, NC 28110

OR E-mail to by 1 March 2006

In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following =

CFP: Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English (6/1/06; collection)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael George

Call for Papers
Essay Collection on Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English
Deadline for Papers: 6/1/06
Edited by Michael W. George

I am seeking essays on any aspect of non-Chaucerian humor in Middle English texts. Essays on humor theory and humor in individual texts/writers are welcome. Publication of the volume should occur approximately one year from deadline.

Length: 5000 words
Style: Chicago, 15th ed.
Submission: MS Word or RTF (rich text) document emailed to

Dr. Michael W. George
Assistant Professor of English
Millikin University

CFP: The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650 (UK) (2/28/06; 8/24/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm

The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650

Canterbury Christ Church University

Thursday 24 August 2006

This interdisciplinary conference aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of
queenship in late medieval and early modern England.

We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens, and on
the cultural and political narratives of queenship. Possible themes might

the ritual construction of queenship;

queenship, identity and power;

holy and sainted queens;

royal motherhood;

queens as intercessors and patrons;

queens in translation.

CFP: Medieval Lament and Elegy (3/30/06; collection)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm
Jane Tolmie

Paper proposals are invited for a volume of essays on medieval lament and elegy, specifically laments for dead sons. The deadline for proposals is March 30, 2006. Proposals may be from any area of medieval studies and should be one page in length. Please send your work to: Dr. Jane Tolmie, Department of English, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 3K7, Canada. Email is acceptable also at Please send any attachments as .rtf documents.

CFP: Anglo-Saxon England (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Amanda Uvalle

CFP: (dis)junctions: Anglo-Saxon England: Power and Leadership
  This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8, 2006.
  We invite papers on medieval literature from the Anglo-Saxon period dealing with the changing nature of power. How do the shifting monarchies and the church view power and leadership? Who is in charge as society faces constant change? Proposals from all disciplines are welcome. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  -The power of kings
  -Invading pagans
  -Invading missionaries
  -Church and state
  -Roman power/influence

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad & jr faculty) (2/1/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sullivan, Blair

annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length, and all references should be in footnotes. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.


CFP: Death & Resurrection: Aspects & Approaches (grad) (UK) (3/1/06; 4/12/06-4/13/06)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Kenneth Clarke

The Second Oxford Graduate Medieval Conference will be held at Lincoln College, Oxford (UK) on April 12th and 13th, 2006.
Graduate papers are invited on topics related to all aspects of death and resurrection in the middle ages and the early modern period.
Contributions are welcome from diverse fields such as history of art, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less.
Please send 250 word abstracts in the body of your email (no attachments please) to by March 1 2006.

Suggested themes might include:-

UPDATE: Adolescent Medievalism (2/15/06; collection)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Lorretta Holloway

Working Title--Adolescent Medievalism: The Middle Ages Packaged for Children and Young Adults

As stated in our initial CFP, we are interested in abstracts on how the Middle Ages has been and is presented to young people. This focus includes not only literature written specifically for older children and adolescents but also historical fiction, textbooks, and other texts that address the Middle Ages or use medieval motifs. We have many fine abstracts but have noticed specific gaps that need filling.