Monday, September 23, 2013

Call for Papers: 9th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Medieval Studies - "Celebrations"

Hello all!  Jenn here again.  Here's another CFP from my friends at the CUNY Grad Center.  I'm well into the first semester of my very first year as A.B.D., and I'm beginning to contemplate some blog posts on the dissertation project I am cooking up.  In the meantime, I hope these CFPs are useful to you or those you know.  

9th Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Graduate Student Conference
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
February 28, 2014

"Medieval Celebrations"

The Pearl Kibre Medieval Study, CUNY Graduate Center’s student-run organization for medieval studies, is hosting their ninth annual graduate student conference: Medieval Celebrations. We invite grad students to submit proposals about celebrations of all kinds.

Topics for presentations include but are not limited to:
·       Festivals, feasts, and food
·       Holy days and saints days
·       Forms of ritual
·       The Mass
·       Coronation
·       Baptisms, weddings, and funerals
·       Entertainment and performance
·       Agriculture and pagan vestiges
·       Markets
·       Mockery and foolery

We also invite grad student performers of medieval music or dramatic arts to submit proposals for short performances (up to 30 minutes; please include estimation of time).

Please submit your abstract of no more than 300 words by November 30, 2013.
Include your name and affiliation.
Papers must be 15-20 minutes in length, and performances no more than 30 minutes.
Submissions should be emailed to medievalstudy@gmail.com

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