CFP: Medievalism Transformed, Bangor University, 8 – 9 Jun 2012

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 medievalismtransformed@bangor.ac.uk 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

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