Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legends, April 11-14th, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts

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42nd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference
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kaufmana@mtsu.edu

Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legends at the 42nd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

April 11-14th, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts

Call for papers and panel proposals on all popular treatments of the Middle Ages or Arthurian Legend from any period and in any medium. We will consider all proposals for papers, but we especially encourage abstracts on the following for this year’s conference:

♔ Arthurian themes in _Dragon Age_ I and II
♔ Harry Potter and medievalism
♔ The _Lost_ finale and the Holy Grail
♔ Medievalism in Martin’s _Game of Thrones_
♔ _The Mists of Avalon_ after 30 years
♔ New Camelots: _Camelot_ on Starz and the BBC’s _Merlin_
♔ Paranormal romance and medievalism
♔ Robin Hood

Abstracts should not exceed 250 words and papers must keep to a reading time of 15 minutes (approximately 7-8 double spaced pages). Be sure to include your full name, affiliation, mailing address, phone number and email address on your abstract, not just in the email. Email submissions are preferred.

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Send submissions to Amy Kaufman at: kaufmana@mtsu.edu

or mail to:
Amy S. Kaufman
Department of English, Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU Box 0070, 1301 East Main Street Murfreesboro
TN 37132-0001

Please note: Membership in the PCA is required for participation. Membership forms and more information about the conference are available online at www.pcaaca.org.

cfp categories: 
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
medieval
popular_culture