UPDATE: (Re)Imagining Arthur (grad) (11/11/05; 2/18/06)

full name / name of organization: 
April Toadvine
contact email: 

NOTE: Plenary speaker information updated.

Call for Papers for Conference for Medieval Studies (Grad)


We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fourth annual =
for Medieval Studies, a graduate conference sponsored by Comitatus, the =
Purdue Medieval interest group, to be held at Purdue University,West =
Lafayette, Indiana from February 17-18, 2006. The theme for this year's =
conference is "(Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical Contexts =
of the Arthurian Legends."


Bonnie Wheeler, Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Southern =
Methodist University and Editor of Arthuriana, will be the plenary =
speaker for this year's conference. She has announced that the topic of =
her plenary will be "Mastering Humiliation in Arthurian Literature".


Both individual papers and panel proposals dealing with all aspects of =
the Arthurian legend will be considered. For panel proposals, send =
individual abstracts for each paper and an abstract for the panel as a =
whole. All abstracts should be 500 words or less. Individual papers =
should be 15-20 minutes in length to allow time for discussion. Possible =
topics might include, but are not limited to the following:=20


Gender Religion =
Historicity Modern Reinventions of Arthur

Identity Mysticism Chivalry

Monstrosity Witchcraft Courtly Love

Transvestism The Body =20

Alterity Liminality =



 Due Date for Abstracts: November 11, 2005



      Via email submission (preferred) to:=20

      Karen Robinson robins22_at_purdue.edu=20


      April Toadvine stoadvin_at_purdue.edu
     Via snail mail:=20


      c/o Karen Robinson

      Purdue University=20

      Department of English=20

      500 Oval Drive=20

      West Lafayette, IN 47907-2038=20

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