CFP: [Medieval] Medievalisms and War (6/10/08; NEPCA 10/31-11/01/08

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa
contact email: 
popular.culture@sas.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline 6/10/08)
GOING TO WAR WITH THE MEDIEVAL
organized by Michael A Torregrossa
for sessions proposed in the Science Fiction, Fantasy & Legend Area (formerly the Medievalism
Area)
for the 2008 Meeting of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Campus, Dartmouth, MA
31 October-1 November 2008

Organizers are interested in papers exploring the relationship between warfare and medievalism
for sessions being proposed in the Science Fiction, Fantasy & Legend Area (formerly the
Medievalism Area) chaired by Faye Ringel (fayeringel-at-hotmail.com). Proposals of 300 to 500
words due by 10 June 2008.

Papers should focus on at least one of the following themes:

++ Representations of aspects of medieval warfare in post-medieval popular culture

++ Representations of medieval religious conflicts in post-medieval popular culture

++ Medieval themes with relation to modern warfare

++ Medievalism as propaganda

Please submit proposals by 10 June 2008 to
Michael A. Torregrossa
34 Second Street
Smithfield, RI 02917-3627
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages-at-gmail.com
http://PopularCultureandtheMiddleAges.org

All presenters must be current members or become members of the Northeast Popular/American
Culture Association. Further details are available on their website at
http://users.wpi.edu/~jphanlan/NEPCA.html.

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cfp categories: 
medieval