TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS (12/31/09; Plymouth State Medieval and Renaissance Forum 4/16-17/10)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
CONTEMPORARY RE-CREATIONS OF THE MEDIEVAL

CALL FOR PAPERS
PROPOSALS DUE BY 12/31/09

Sponsored by THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF POPULAR CULTURE AND THE MIDDLE AGES
For "Time, Temporality, History": 31st Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, Plymouth State University (Plymouth, NH), 16-17 April 2010

The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages invites proposals for inclusion in a session exploring re-creations of the medieval that have appeared since 2000. Potential subjects include comics, electronic games, films, fiction, music and musical theatre, television programs, and translations. We are especially interested in proposals focused on works of popular culture that have been ignored or maligned by previous scholarship.

Please submit proposals of approximately 500 words and a brief c.v. with complete contact information to the organizers at Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com and include the words "21st Century Medievalism Proposal" in the subject line. Proposals will be accepted until 31 December 2009.

Further details on the Medieval and Renaissance Forum can be found online at http://www.plymouth.edu/medieval/

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Michael A. Torregrossa, M.A.
Co-Founder, The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair, Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
34 Second Street
Smithfield, RI 02917-3627
United States of America
http://PopularCultureandtheMiddleAges.org
http://PopularCultureandtheMiddleAges.blogspot.com/

cfp categories: 
american
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
medieval
popular_culture
theatre
twentieth_century_and_beyond