CFP: Medieval Studies: Bedroom Culture and Potions (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Tina Boyer
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Call for Papers
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
May 4-7, 2006

The UC Davis Medieval Research Consortium invites abstracts of 20-minute
papers for the following sponsored sessions:

Potions and Charms: Artifice and Manipulation - addresses the role of
magical implements by exploring their manipulation as both a rhetorical
and a creative force in medieval texts.

Bedroom Culture: Intimacy, Incest and Redemption - focuses not only on
the issue of incest but raises the question of the redemptive quality of
love in medieval Romances.

Please send 500 word abstracts by email attachment or surface mail by
September 15, 2006. Include complete contact information and any A.V.
requirements. We welcome submissions from graduate students as well as
independent and established scholars.

Tina Boyer
Univ. of California, Davis
Dept. of German
One Shields Ave.
Davis CA 95616

(wk) 530-752-8139; (hm) 916-705-1844
Fax: 530-752-8630

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