CFP: Chaucer and Time: London Chaucer Conference (UK) (12/1/06; 4/19/07-4/20/07)

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Dr Anthony Bale
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Call for papers: 'Chaucer and Time'

The Third London Chaucer Conference will be taking place at the University of London Senate House, Bloomsbury, London, England, on 19-20 April 2007. Proposals for papers are welcome, and should relate to an aspect of the Conference theme.

Relevant topics include

Chaucer and history
The past, present and future of Chaucer studies
Narrative time
Technologies of time
Philosophies of time
The calendar and the seasons
Teleology and eschatological time
Liturgical time
Lifespan and life-cycle

Further details and registration information will be posted at the conference website - - in due course.

Papers will be limited to 20 minutes. Abstracts of approximately 200 words should be submitted by 1 December 2006, together with any special requests for audio-visual requirements. In the meantime, please address any queries, or send proposals for papers (either hard copy or as an email attachment) with an abstract, to:

Anthony Bale, email: or at School of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX (Tel. +44 (0)20 7631 6081); or Alcuin Blamires, email: or at Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmith's College, University of London, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW Tel. +44 (0)20 7919 7430; or Rosalind Field, email:, or at English Department, Royal Holloway, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX (Tel. +44 (0)1784 434455).
Dr Anthony Bale
Lecturer in medieval literature
School of English & Humanities
Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street

0207 631 6081

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