CFP: [Medieval] 3rd International Anchoritic Society Conference in Hiroshima

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy
contact email: 

The International Anchoritic Society's third international conference,
'Mapping the Medieval Anchorhold: Dialogue between East and West', is to be
held at Hiroshima Shudo University on September 15-17, 2008.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Bella Millett (University of Southampton)
Professor Yoko Wada (Kansai University)

Papers of 20-minutes in duration are being sought on any aspect of medieval
anchoritic enclosure and interested parties are asked to send abstracts of
approximately 500 words to the conference email address
( by January 31, 2008.

Topics might include (but need not be restricted to)

Gender and Enclosure
Enclosure Rituals
Enclosure in Literary Texts
Enclosure and Society/Culture
Communities of Enclosure
Images of Enclosure
Teaching Medieval Enclosure
Editing Anchoritic Texts
Discourses of Enclosure
Enclosure and Ideology
Enclosure and Empowerment
Anthropology of Enclosure

For full details please see the conference website at
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