CFP: The Medieval World: From the Secular to the Spiritual (10/1/06; 2/24/07)

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Britt C Rothauser

24th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference

University of Connecticut

The Medieval World: From the Secular to the Spiritual
Saturday, February 24, 2007

Plenary Speaker: James Simpson, Harvard University
Professor of English and American Literature and Language; Life Fellow, Girton College Cambridge;
Honorary Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities

Abstracts from graduate students are now being accepted on all topics concerning late antiquity through the late Middle Ages. We strongly encourage papers from a variety of disciplines, including:

Anthropology – Archaeology – Art History – Classical Studies – Comparative
Literature – Disability Studies – Drama – Gerontology – History – History of Science
– Language Studies – Literary Studies – Musicology – Philosophy – Paleography – Religious Studies – Urban Studies – Women's and Gender Studies

Sponsored sessions will include:
Brown University – TBD
Mystics Quarterly – Medieval Mysticism
New England Saga Society – Norse and Germanic Sagas
University of Connecticut Dodd Center – Art History
Yale University Medieval Studies Program – Translation as Conversation

We encourage submissions appropriate for these sponsored sessions. If you would like to be considered for one of them, please make a note on your abstract.

Papers are to be no more than 20 minutes long and read in English. Please send proposals of no more than 200 words, with affiliation and contact details, via email (as Word attachment) to Kisha Tracy and Britt Rothauser ( by October 1, 2006, or by post to:

Britt Rothauser
University of Connecticut
Department of English, U-Box 4025
215 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269, USA

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