CFP: Masculinities in the Long Middle Ages (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06)
Call for Papers
MASCULINITIES IN THE LONG MIDDLE AGES
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the CUNY Graduate =
March 17, 2006
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: We are very pleased to announce that our keynote =
speaker will be Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University).
>From peasants to kings and from knights to merchants, ideas about =
masculinity were varied and complex during the medieval era. For this =
one-day conference, we invite papers from all academic disciplines that =
probe questions surrounding male-ness and masculinities from late =
antiquity through the early modern period.
"Masculinities in the Long Middle Ages" is an interdisciplinary =
conference organized by the Medieval Studies Certificate Program and the =
CUNY-Medievalists Pearl Kibre Library at the CUNY Graduate Center. This =
conference seeks to bring into conversation various theories and =
viewpoints about the ways masculinities were constructed, as well as the =
ways in which various constructions of masculinity intersected with =
ideas of class, race, and religion.
Topics may include but are not limited to:
mysticism and masculinity
religious and monastic masculinity
Please submit abstracts of 250 words with "Medieval Masculinities" in =
the subject line to
medievalmasculinities_at_gmail.com by Feb. 1, 2006.
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Wed Dec 21 2005 - 14:03:50 EST