CFP: [Medieval] Pilgrimage in the Medieval World. Illinois Medieval Association. Chicago. (10/1/07; 2/22-23/08)

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Christian Sheridan
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Call for Papers:
Pilgrimage in the Medieval World
25th Annual Conference of the
The Illinois Medieval Association
 February 22-23, 2008
Saint Xavier University
Chicago, IL

Keynote Speaker:
A.C. Spearing
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English
University of Virginia

The Illinois Medieval Association invites abstracts from a variety of
disciplines that address the concept of pilgrimage in the medieval world.
Papers on any aspect of medieval pilgrimage are welcomed, especially those
that examine the issue from a non-European perspective. Possible areas of
investigation might include, but are not limited to Christian, Jewish or
Muslim concepts of pilgrimage, the pilgrim in visual and literary art,
socioeconomic aspects of pilgrimage, and the articulation of pilgrimage in
sermon studies, liturgical practice, or travel narratives.

Proposals for individual papers and for complete sessions are welcome.

Please send abstracts [250 words maximum] by October 1st, 2007 to:

Prof. Christian Sheridan
Dept. Of English and Foreign Languages
Saint Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

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Selected essays will be published in Essays in Medieval Studies

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