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CFP: History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (1/31/07; 5/3/07-5/6/07)

Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:13am
Britt C Rothauser

CALL OR PAPERS for an International Symposium on History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, University of Arizona, May 3-6, 2007 (literature, art history, history, sociology, etc.)

Organized by Dr. Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor.

Selected papers will be published by de Gruyter (Berlin and New York).

Submit an abstract, or for further information, please send an abstract by Jan. 31, 2007 to:

CFP: Judgment & Apocalypse: Aspects & Approaches (grad) (UK) (2/1/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm
KP Clarke

Judgment and Apocalypse: Aspects and Approaches

The third annual Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference will be held at =20
Lincoln College Oxford on April 13th =96 14th 2007 on the theme of =20
Judgement and Apocalypse in the middle ages and Early Modern period. =20=

Contributions are welcome from diverse fields of research such as =20
history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, =20
anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less.
Please send a 250 word abstract in the body of your email (no =20
attachments please) to by 1 February 2007

Suggested topics:

CFP: fragment, 1300-2000 (UK) (12/16/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm
Elisabeth Salter

CALL FOR PAPERS: fragment, cultural histories and vocabularies of the
fragment in text and image, c. 1300-2000.

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Poliakoff
Plenary Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Hallam
Publisher Interested: Manchester University Press
Deadline for Abstracts: 16th December 2006

CFP: Echoing Anglo-Saxon England (grad) (12/1/06; 2/17/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:09pm

Echoing Anglo-Saxon England: Continuities, Encounters, Influence

The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium 3rd Annual Graduate Student

Saturday February 17, 2007

UPDATE: Fifth Fifteenth-Century Conference (11/3/06; 5/6/07-5/9/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:06pm
Rob Barrett

Apologies for cross-posting . . .

This message is an updated CFP for the Fifth Fifteenth-Century =20
Conference (sponsored by the Richard III Society and the Program in =20
Medieval Studies and the English Department of the University of =20
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

This triennial conference will be held from 5/6/07-5/9/07, the days =20
leading up to the Forty-Second International Medieval Congress at =20
Western Michigan University (5/10/07-5/13/07).

UPDATE: Medieval Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

    Medieval Popular Culture
  The Medieval Popular Culture area
  of the Popular Culture Association invites
  abstracts for the next annual meeting:
  APRIL 4 - 7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Submissions are welcome on any aspect of popular culture
  in the Middle Ages, as well as on medieval themes, motifs,
  and medievalism in modern popular culture.
  We are also soliciting submissions for the following panels:
  TEACHING ROUNDTABLE: How to use popular culture
  to teach the Middle Ages, including films, comics, novels,

CFP: London in Text and History, 1400-1700 (UK) (3/1/07; 9/13/07-9/15/07)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Ian Gadd

London in Text and History, 1400-1700

13-15 September 2007 at Jesus College, Oxford

Organisers: Ian Archer (Oxford), Matthew Davies (Centre for Metropolitan
History, London), Ian Gadd (Bath Spa), Tracey Hill (Bath Spa), Paulina Kewes

Plenary speakers include: Paul Griffiths, Rob Hulme, Mark Jenner, Mark
Knights and Peter Stallybrass


This conference will focus on the variety of metropolitan identities, and
how these were constructed, represented, and contested by contemporaries
through a variety of media, including text (broadly
defined), visual culture, maps, architecture and performance.

UPDATE: Arthurian Legends (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

  Popular Culture Association
  Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting
  April 4-7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
  Papers and panel proposals on all popular treatments
  of Arthurian Legend from any period and in any medium--
  print, visual, musical, commercial, electronic--are welcome.
  Abstracts should be 250 words max. Panel proposals must
  include abstracts from all session participants. E-mail
  submissions are acceptable. Please submit abstracts and
  proposals in duplicate.
  Electronic submissions to:

UPDATE: New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference (grad) (10/15/06; 2/24/07)

Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:20pm
Britt C Rothauser

(UPDATE: Changed panel sponsors/subjects and cfp date)

Because the UPenn list was down for a short while, we will be accepting paper submissions for an additional week. Please note that the new due date for abstracts is October 15, 2006.

24th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference

"The Medieval World: From the Secular to the Spiritual"
Saturday, February 24, 2007
University of Connecticut

Plenary Speaker: James Simpson, Harvard University Professor of English and American Literature and Language; Life Fellow, Girton College Cambridge; Honorary Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities

CFP: Teaching Medieval Literature Conference (12/15/06; 3/2/07-3/3/07)

Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:58pm
Barbara Stevenson

The Seventh Annual Conference on Teaching Medieval Literature: Teaching
the Quest
March 2-3, 2007
Georgia Perimeter College--Lawrenceville Campus
(Located in Lawrenceville, GA, in Northeast Metro Atlanta)
Deadline for Submission: December 15, 2006
Keynote Lecture by Edward Donald Kennedy, Professor of English and
Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill. Professor Kennedy will be speaking on the Grail Quest motif in
Medieval and 19th and 20th Century literature. The seventh annual
conference on Teaching Medieval Literature is designed for both
medievalists and non-specialists who teach medieval literature to

CFP: Medieval British Literature (11/1/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm

College English Association National Conference
April 12-14, 2007, New Orleans

CEA invites papers on Medieval British Literature for its 38th annual
meeting in New Orleans. The conference theme this year is "Empathy and
Ethics." Proposals addressing this theme are especially encouraged, but
any topic addressing Medieval British literature will be considered.

CFP: The Medieval City (10/27/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 8:36pm
Francine McGregor

Call for Papers: THE MEDIEVAL CITY

24th Annual Conference of the
23-24 February 2007
Eastern Illinois University

Keynote Speaker: C. David Benson, University of Connecticut

CFP: Courtly Literature Society (Switzerland) (12/31/06; 7/29/07-8/4/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm

The Faculties of the Humanities of the University of Geneva and of the
University of Lausanne are pleased to invite you to the XIIth International
Convention of the International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS) to be held

29 July to 4 August 2007
in the two Lemanic cities (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)

CFP: Contesting Transoceanic Natural Histories (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am

Contesting Transoceanic Natural Histories

Seminar Organizers: Adam Miyashiro and Oscar Fernandez
Affiliations: The Pennsylvania State University and Portland State University

The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
Annual Meeting 2007: Puebla, Mexico

April 19-22, 2007
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2006

Description: This interdisciplinary panel seeks to address
critical issues in the theory and practice of “natural history,” a formal
mode of encyclopedic writing that described everything perceived as
“natural” from the perspective of their writers.

CFP: Vagantes Graduate Medieval Conference 2007 (10/31/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Andrew J. Donnelly

Call for Papers: Vagantes Graduate Medieval Conference

Loyola University Chicago, March 1-4, 2007

Vagantes is an annual, traveling conference for graduate students studying
any aspect of the Middle Ages. The conference was conceived with several
goals in mind, including the fostering of a sense of community among
graduate medievalists, providing exposure to an interdisciplinary forum, and
showcasing the resources of the host institution - all within a student

UPDATE: New England Saga Society (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Andrew Pfrenger

The New England Saga Society (NESS) has extended its due date for the following two panels at the 42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies to be held at Kalamazoo, MI from May 10th through May 13th, 2007. The new submission deadline is Sept. 15, 2006.

CFP: Reading the Breast: Medieval Writers and Artists (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Anne C Laskaya


42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI USA
May 10-13, 2007

Special session: "Reading the Breast: Medieval Writers and Artists."

This session focuses on secular materials, since so much work has already
been done with the breast in religious writing and art. Papers dealing
with one or more texts, visual or written as well as non-fictional secular
records, are welcome.

Presentations examining Medieval women "reading women's breast(s)" are
particularly sought; however, the session also open to papers focused on
secular texts with male or anonymous attribution.

CFP: Medieval Association of the Pacific (11/1/06; 3/2/07-3/3/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Matthew Fisher

Medieval Association of the Pacific - Call for Papers

The Medieval Association of the Pacific is now accepting proposals
for the 41st annual MAP Conference to be held 2-3 March 2007 at the
University of California, Los Angeles, under the auspices of the UCLA
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. We welcome proposals for
individual 20-minute papers in any area of medieval studies, as well
as organized sessions of three 20-minute papers. In the latter
category, we strongly encourage the submission of interdisciplinary
proposals with presenters from more than one institution.

CFP: 'Popular Romance' and 'Arthurian cities' at IMC Leeds (9/15/06; Leeds, 7/9/07-7/12/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Raluca Radulescu

14th International Medieval Congress, Leeds (9-12 July 2007)

Special sessions sponsored by the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of
Wales, Bangor

Session titles: 'Popular romance: Cities and Merchants' and 'Arthurian cities'
Paper proposals on all aspects, literary, historical, cultural are welcome for
the above sessions. It is envisaged that 'Arthurian cities' might become a Round
Table and thus would accommodate shorter presentations on suitable topics.
Abstracts should be 250 words max. E-mail submissions are acceptable.
submissions to:

Deadline: 15 September 2006.


UPDATE: TEAMS at Kalamazoo––Pedagogy and Medieval Literature (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07–5/13/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Dorsey Armstrong


TEAMS (The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages) is accepting
submissions for the
following five sessions dealing with issues of pedagogy for Kalamazoo 2007:

I. Teaching TEAMS Texts

II. Apocryphal Apocalypses: Fifteenth-Century ³Chaucerian² Endings in the

III. Visiting the Middle Ages: Teaching on Site

IV. Acting Up in the Classroom: Teaching Medieval Drama

V. Teaching Middle English Texts: Translation or Original Language? A
Roundtable Discussion

Please send 200-300 word abstracts by September 15th to:

UPDATE: Early Middle English Society (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:52pm
Sharon K. Goetz

(Revised deadline: 15 September)

Sponsored Sessions (2) of the 42nd International Congress on Medieval
10-13 May 2007
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Early Middle English Society I: Women and Devotion
Coordinator: Dorothy Kim (

CFP: Conference for Medieval Studies (grad) (10/15/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
Karen Robinson

The fifth annual Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate student conference
sponsored by Comitatus, the Purdue Medieval Studies group, will be held at
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana on February 23-24, 2007. The theme
for this year's conference is "On the Edge: Representations of Liminality in
Medieval Europe."

Patricia Clare Ingham, Indiana University, Bloomington, will be the plenary
speaker for this year's conference.