Charles d'Orléans’s Literary Influences

deadline for submissions: 
November 22, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Lundblad and Holly Barbaccia
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Abstracts are invited for papers addressing any aspect of Charles d'Orléans’s literary influences. Topics might include Charles’s use of particular sources, his complex engagement with French and English traditions, his formalism, his multilingualism, his relationship to prison writing, and his influence on later writers. Please submit a 250-500 word abstract for a 20-minute presentation to lundblad.sonya@uis.no.

The Tenth International Conference on Middle English (ICOME 10) will be hosted by the Department of Cultural Studies and Languages at the University of Stavanger (Norway), 31 May - 2 June 2017. ICOME 10 continues the series of ICOME conferences held at Rydzyna (1994), Helsinki (1997), Dublin (1999), Vienna (2002), Naples (2005), Cambridge (2008), Lviv (2011), Murcia (2013) and Wroclaw (2015). It will cover different aspects of Middle English language and texts, including papers on historical linguistic, philological-textual and literary topics.

The following plenary speakers have kindly confirmed their participation:
.       Richard Dance (University of Cambridge, UK)
.       Alexandra Gillespie (University of Toronto, Canada)
.       Gabriella Mazzon (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
.       Matti Peikola (University of Turku, Finland)

See http://www.uis.no/news/conferences/10th-international-conference-on-midd... for more.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is Tuesday, 22 November.