CFP: Medieval Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Laity, Kathryn
contact email: 
LaityK@uhd.edu

The Medieval area of the Popular Culture Association is now accepting
abstracts for the Thirty-Sixth National PCA Conference, April 12-16, 2006,
in Atlanta, GA.

We seek 15-20 minute papers on medieval popular culture, including for
example:

literature, laws, penitentials, music, saints' lives, oral traditions,
charms and
folk remedies, wall paintings, clothing and jewelry, and so forth;

*and*

on modern popular culture uses of medieval literature and history, for
example:
the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, Umberto Eco or Connie Willis; comics**;
films like "A Knight's Tale" or "The 13th Warrior" or "Lord of the Rings";
revivals of mystery
plays; medieval re-enactments and renaissance faires, and so forth.

100-200 word abstracts are due November 1, 2004. Your abstract should be
sent to the National Area Chair:

K. A. Laity
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street
Houston TX 77002-1001

or emailed to: laityk_at_uhd.edu

-or faxed to: 713-226-5205

**If you have a comics-related medieval popular culture abstract, please
send it to:
Michael Torregrossa <mtorregrossa_at_att.net>

For more information on the Popular Culture Association, visit
http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca/

K. A. Laity
Assistant Professor (Medieval)
Department of English, 1050 South
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street
Houston TX 77002-1001
http://www.uhd.edu/~laityk
713.222.5372

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches