Closing date for proposals: 18th May 2012
Putting Women in their Places: The Construction of Femininity in the Middle Ages
Eighth Annual Bangor University Medievalism Transformed Conference
8th – 9th June 2012
The eighth annual Bangor University Medievalism Transformed Conference will be held 8-9 June, 2012. This is an interdisciplinary postgraduate conference and papers are invited papers on women in the medieval period from graduate students working in literature, art, medicine, music, theology, archaeology and history; other subjects will also be considered.
Suggested topics are as follows, but are not limited to:
- Traditions and settings of women’s writing and reading practices
- Gender and place
- Construction of gendered spaces
- Relationships between verbal and visual artifacts
- Women’s use of devotional images
- Gendered architecture/architectural spaces
Please send a 250-300 word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by 18 May 2012. Papers will be of 20 minutes duration with an additional 5 minutes for questions. In addition to your abstract, please include a short (no longer than 50 words) paragraph describing your area of study, institution and contact details.
See CFP attached for further details