Crossing Borders: Delineations of Space in Medieval and Early Modern Literature abstract deadline 9/30/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention in Toronto, Ontario April 30-May 3, 2015
contact email: 
david.pecan@ncc.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention in Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015

Crossing Borders: Delineations of Space in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

This panel seeks to explore the significance of geographical boundaries, cartographical nuances in texts, literary and historical representations of ‘setting,’ the compartmentalization of otherness, and the use of space to shape individual or collective ritual behavior. Additionally, consider the juxtaposition of the urban and rural, representations of conflict in ‘close quarters’ or public venues, the martyring of saints, the farcical humiliation of foolish husbands, food riots, public dancing or processions.
Chair: David Pecan, SUNY Nassau
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Interested scholars wishing submit an abstract for this panel are asked to go to www.nemla.org and follow the instructions there to create a user account and submit their abstract directly to this session, ID # 15357. Use the link https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15357

cfp categories: 
medieval
renaissance