CFP: Medievalism Transformed (grad) (UK) (4/20/07; Medieval Expression, 6/16/07)

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Maggie Parke
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Call for Papers

Medievalism Transformed:
Medieval Expression

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, June 16, 2007, University of
Wales, Bangor. This year's plenary speaker will be Professor Steve Ellis,
from the University of Birmingham.

Inviting abstracts for the third annual Medieval Studies conference, a
two-day interdisciplinary event, at the University of Wales, Bangor. We
will be convening to explore the medieval world and its sustained impact on
subsequent culture and thought.

This year¡¦s theme is Medieval Expression. All topics within the general
scope of the conference will be considered, including:

ľ Visualizing the medieval: maps, buildings, boundaries, manuscripts
ľ Structured Worlds: Guilds, Religious Orders, Orders of Knighthood
ľ Imaginary Worlds: Utopias, Fairylands, Forests of Romance
ľ Projecting the medieval: Medievalism used in advertising, music, art
ľ Reconstructing the medieval: The projection of a medieval world on stage,
screen, and
                modern literature
ľ Journeys: Pilgrimages, Crusades, Explorations
ľ Providence: Sermons, Piety, Prophecy, Faith
ľ Creative Enterprise: Language, Music, Performance

Your proposal for a 20-minute paper should be no longer than 300 words.
Please make submissions electronically to by 20 April 2007. Proposals should be
accompanied by your name, institutional affiliation, email address, and
contact information.

Medievalism Transformed
Department of English
Department of History and Welsh History
University of Wales, Bangor
College Road, Bangor
Gwynedd, LL57 2DG
United Kingdom

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