CFP: Death & Resurrection: Aspects & Approaches (grad) (UK) (3/1/06; 4/12/06-4/13/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Clarke

The Second Oxford Graduate Medieval Conference will be held at Lincoln College, Oxford (UK) on April 12th and 13th, 2006.
Graduate papers are invited on topics related to all aspects of death and resurrection in the middle ages and the early modern period.
Contributions are welcome from diverse fields such as history of art, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less.
Please send 250 word abstracts in the body of your email (no attachments please) to by March 1 2006.

Suggested themes might include:-

--tomb sculpture, funerary monuments
--religious art
--crucifixion and resurrection images
--the Office of the Dead, Books of Hours
--rites of passages
--representations of death in literary texts
--Ars moriendi
--Death and the Maiden
--the visual and literary arts: mutual influences
--death & judgement; the Four Last Things
--medieval religious prose
--theology of death
--symbolic deaths
--death and resurrection of the past
--mortality and eternity.

For updates and further details see the conference website at or contact the conference organizers at

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