UPDATE: New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference (grad) (10/15/06; 2/24/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Britt C Rothauser

(UPDATE: Changed panel sponsors/subjects and cfp date)

Because the UPenn list was down for a short while, we will be accepting paper submissions for an additional week. Please note that the new due date for abstracts is October 15, 2006.

24th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference

"The Medieval World: From the Secular to the Spiritual"
Saturday, February 24, 2007
University of Connecticut

Plenary Speaker: James Simpson, Harvard University Professor of English and American Literature and Language; Life Fellow, Girton College Cambridge; Honorary Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities

Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted on all topics concerning late antiquity through the late Middle Ages. We strongly encourage papers from a variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to:

Anthropology Archaeology Art History Classical Studies Comparative
Literature Disability Studies Drama Gerontology History History of Science Language Studies Literary Studies Musicology Philosophy Paleography Religious Studies Urban Studies Women's and Gender Studies

In addition to the general sessions, sponsored sessions include (details on topics can be found on the web site):
Charles A. Owen, Jr. Memorial Library - The Fifteenth Century and Beyond in Medieval Studies
Mystics Quarterly - Medieval Mysticism
New England Saga Society - Norse and Germanic Sagas
University of Connecticut Dodd Center - Art History
Yale University Medieval Studies Program - Translation as Conversation

We encourage submissions appropriate for these sponsored sessions. If you would like to be considered for one of them, please make a note on your abstract.

Papers are to be no more than 20 minutes long and read in English. Please send proposals of no more than 200 words, with affiliation and contact details, via email (as Word attachment) to Kisha Tracy and Britt Rothauser (uconnnemsc_at_yahoo.com) by October 15, 2006, or by post to:

Britt Rothauser
University of Connecticut
Department of English, U-Box 4025
215 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269, USA

Check out our web site at http://medievalstudies.uconn.edu/NEConsortium.htm for more details.

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