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

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

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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).

CFP: North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad) (12/1/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm

* * * * Apologies for Cross-Posting!! * * * *

Announcing the North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Conference


FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

* fact and fiction
* forgery
* perception and reality
* theater and verisimilitude
* portraiture, hagiography, (auto)biography
* memory and nostalgia
* mystical experiences
* witchcraft and magic
* judicial procedures
* scientific explanation
* the True Faith, heresy, and false religions
* writing history

CFP: Ancient & Modern Narrative (12/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Kathryn Chew

=93Ancient and Modern Narrative: Intersections, Interactions, and=20
Interstices=94, the 41st Annual Comparative Literature Conference at=20
California State University, Long Beach, March 9-11, 2006. This=20
conference will combine the traditional and the emergent aspects of=20
Comparative Literature, which began as a philological and=20
classically-oriented discipline and now encompasses a more emergent,=20
global perspective. It will emphasize modern literary echoes of the=20
classical world and direct adaptation of ancient literature. It can=20
include the study of canonical western texts (such as James Joyce=92s=20
adaptation of The Odyssey in Ulysses) and postcolonial appropriations=20

UPDATE: (Re)Imagining Arthur (grad) (11/11/05; 2/18/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
April Toadvine

NOTE: Plenary speaker information updated.

Call for Papers for Conference for Medieval Studies (Grad)


We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fourth annual =
for Medieval Studies, a graduate conference sponsored by Comitatus, the =
Purdue Medieval interest group, to be held at Purdue University,West =
Lafayette, Indiana from February 17-18, 2006. The theme for this year's =
conference is "(Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical Contexts =
of the Arthurian Legends."


CFP: When There was No Sex or Gender?: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Symposium (10/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Cruz, Anne J.



When There Was No Sex or Gender?


Fifteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Symposium


Department of Foreign Languages and Literature with the participation of

the Department of History and the Center for Women and Gender Studies

University of Miami,

Coral Gables, FL

23-25 February, 2006

Organized by

Laura Giannetti and Guido Ruggiero



CFP: SELIM: Medieval English Language and Literature (no deadline; journal)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Jorge L. Bueno Alonso

CFP: Journal of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and
Literature (SELIM)
The journal accepts contributions for its forthcoming issues -numbers 13
& 14- on any aspect pf Medieval English studies. In its new shape and
editorial trend, the journal is eager to receive articles, notes, review
articles and reviews on a wide range of medieval linguistic and literary
topics. Once we have received the contributions, you may expect a
decision from the referees in about eight weeks' time.
Submissions must follow the journal's guidelines as they appear in
<> and should be sent to

CFP: Invention and Discovery in the Middle Ages (grad) (UK) (12/31/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
GW Griffith, English


12th Annual Postgraduate Medieval Conference
17th-18th February 2006
University of Bristol, UK

'Invention and Discovery'

We are pleased to invite papers from postgraduate medievalists on the theme
of Invention and Discovery in the Middle Ages (c.500AD - c. 1500AD). This
is a period with which ideas of Invention and Discovery resonate in many
ways, including (but not limited to):

CFP: Northern English Religious Writers Conference (UK) (12/1/05; 6/30/06-7/1/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:38am
Robin Stephen Gilbank

CFP: Northern English Religious Writers Conference (abstract deadline =
12/1/05; conference dates 06/30/06-07/01/06)

This conference represents the first full-scale opportunity to examine =
the production and circulation of religious texts within the northern =
counties of England between 1100-1500. In recent years critical =
attention has focused on the role played by works by the Yorkshire =
hermit Richard Rolle (c. 1300-49) in revitalising lay spirituality. This =
interdisciplinary event widens the scope of the investigation to =
consider genres as diverse as drama and hagiography, which offer insight =
into religious devotion and practices in the region.

CFP: Women Writers of Spain and the Americas (1300-1800) (3/15/06; AEEA, 9/21/06-9/23/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Grady C. Wray

The Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) (AEEA)
invites abstracts for its 2006 Conference held in conjunction with the
Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT) in Washington, D.C., on
September 21-23, 2006. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Wilson, an
expert on Carmelite iconography and professorial lecturer of Art History at
George Washington University. Karen Berman, of Georgetown University, and
Hugo Medrano, of Gala Theater in Washington, D.C.
(, will direct plays by early modern Spanish
women. A theater workshop will be held at Gala Theater following the