CFP: Medieval/Gothic New England (6/15/07; NEPCA, 10/26/07-10/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa

CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline 6/15/07)
co-organized by Michael Torregrossa and Amy West
for sessions we are proposing in the Medievalism Area
for the 2007 Meeting of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
Clark University, Worcester, MA
26-27 October 2007

We are interested in papers exploring any aspect of the medieval or the
Gothic in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) for sessions we are proposing in the
Medievalism Area chaired by Faye Ringel ( We are
especially interested in how New Englanders have shaped our conception of
the medieval world. Proposals of 300 to 500 words due by 15 June 2007.

Possible topics:
Academic Culture (The Medieval Academy; Plymouth State Medieval Forum; and
biographies of New England medievalists and their effect on Medieval
Archives, Museums, and Libraries (Higgins Armory Museum)
Arts and Architecture (Edwin Austin Abbey's Grail Murals)
Entertainments (The Medieval Manor; King Richard's Faire; The Cumberland
Company's "The Faire")
Literary Culture (A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)
Mysteries (the Westford Knight; the Newport Tower)

Please submit proposals by 15 June 2007 to
Michael A. Torregrossa
34 Second Street
Smithfield, RI 02917-3627

All presenters must be current members or become members of the Northeast
Popular/American Culture Association. Further details are available on
their website at <>.

--Michael A. Torregrossa, M.A.Co-Founder, The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Fri May 11 2007 - 18:33:28 EDT