Colour: Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2015 - April 17th-18th (CFP deadline January 25th)

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Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, with sponsorship from Medium AEvum
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We are pleased to open the Call for Papers for the eleventh Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature. The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval studies. Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers should be a maximum of 20 minutes. Please email 250-word abstracts (text only, no attachments please) to by 25th January 2015.

Suggested topics might include, but are not limited to:
- History in Colour The Black Prince Heraldry
The Black Death
- Scientific Colours
Skin Diseases / Treatments Optics / Lenses
The Four Humours
- Art History and Colour Stained Glass
Digital Imagery and Colour Restored Colours
Colour Symbolism
- Material Culture and Colour Wall-Paintings
Embroidery / Tapestries Jewellery
- Colouring Manuscripts Illuminations
Changes in Colour
Codicology and Colour / Rubrics - Colourful Literature
The Green Knight
Descriptive Colours
Red with Anger / Green with Envy Colours and Rhetoric

The registration fee is expected to be £15. There will be a conference dinner on the first night of the conference; it is hoped that this will cost in the region of £25. All updates and further information, including details of travel bursaries, can be obtained from the conference website:

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