"The Monstrous Middle Ages and the Wretched Renaissance" OCTOBER 29-31, 2009

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Medieval and Renaissance Teaching Conference

The Medieval and Renaissance Teaching Conference invites you to attend its inaugural meeting at the Carson Springs Convention Center in Newport, Tennessee on October 29- 31, 2009. Come join us in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, in the midst of the beautiful Fall color season!

Submissions of abstracts are welcome in any discipline involved in the teaching of the Middle Ages or Renaissance. We are especially interested in papers
dealing with the teaching of the macabre, monsters, heretics, the occult, torture, anything appropriate for presentation over the Halloween weekend! Papers should be limited to no more than 20 minutes (roughly eight double-spaced pages).
Papers of authors in absentia will not be read.

Anyone interested in reading an original paper or proposing an organized panel should submit a one-page abstract for consideration. All abstracts will be submitted electronically. Email your abstract as a MS Word attachment to Mary Baldridge (mbaldridge@cn.edu) or Kip Wheeler (kwheeler@cn.edu). The deadline for submission of abstracts is May 30, 2009.