UPDATE: Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA

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National Popular and American Culture Associations
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Extended deadline (1/2/12) and new submission instructions!

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.

Extended deadline: January 2, 2012

Submit your abstract online at:

*You will need to register for an account and select the
"Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legend" Area

Send inquiries to Dr. Amy S. Kaufman at: a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

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.