CFP: Mystics Quarterly Sessions (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine K O'Sullivan

_Mystics Quarterly_ is sponsoring three sessions at the
International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan
University, 4 May 2006 - 7 May 2006.

1. Mysticism of the Later Middle Ages
Papers on any of the fourteenth and fifteenth mystical writers or
texts (both continental and insular), as well as topical subjects
(instruction, dissemination, audience, use of the vernacular,

2. The Carthusians and the Mystical Tradition
Papers on Carthusian interests in mystical texts, Carthusian
houses and contents of libraries, and investigations into mystical
teachings in general.

3. Charting the Boundaries between the Mystical and the
Papers on the convergence or divergence between mystical
and devotional texts, how mystical texts can be used as
devotionals, elements of mystical thought in texts which have
been traditionally considered devotional texts, etc.

Deadline for abstracts is 15 September 2005.

Please forward questions or abstracts for 20-minute papers via
email (, fax (+1 860-486-1530), or
surface mail:

Robert Hasenfratz, Editor
_Mystics Quarterly_
University of Connecticut
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06226

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