CFP: Masculinities in the Long Middle Ages (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Foster, Allyson
contact email: 
AFoster@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers

MASCULINITIES IN THE LONG MIDDLE AGES

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the CUNY Graduate =
Center

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March 17, 2006

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: We are very pleased to announce that our keynote =
speaker will be Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University).

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>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.

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"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.

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Topics may include but are not limited to:

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mysticism and masculinity

religious and monastic masculinity

female masculinity

performative masculinity

knighthood

queer readings

homosociality

literary masculinity

hagiography

heroic masculinity

chivalry

gendered violence

racialized masculinity

patristic masculinity

artisanal masculinity

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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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