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CFP: Studies in Medievalism XXXIII—EN(GENDER)ING MEDIEVALISM

From Sir Walter Scott’s chivalrous knights and damsels in distress, through George R. R. Martin’s bestial lords and serpentine queens, medievalism is often quite sexist. Sometimes these biases are defended as originating in the Middle Ages themselves, or at least … Continue reading

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CFP: ICMS/Kalamazoo 2023 Sessions Sponsored by the ISSM

The Conference will be held in Hybrid Format on May 11-13, 2023 All three sessions will be remote. SCIENCE FICTION MEDIEVALISMS—PAPER PANEL While Science Fiction would seem to occupy the greatest distance from the Middle Ages, it remains deeply informed … Continue reading

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CFP: Outlaw Networks (Leeds 2023)

This is for a hybrid session at the International Medieval Conference in Leeds  (3 to 6 July, 2023). Outlaw Networks Although they sometimes work alone, outlaws in history and literature always belong to a series of networks. They exist alongside, … Continue reading

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CFP: International Conference for the Study of Medievalism

Submission Deadline Extended to July 15, 2022 October 20-22, 2022 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC* The Lost Provinces, or Lost and Found Medievalisms Southern Appalachia has long been perceived as a region in the American margins, both materially and metaphorically. … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED: Studies in Medievalism XXXII: Medievalism in Play

Deadline Extended to August 1, 2022 From Renaissance satires of courtly love, through Victorian jousts, to Arthurian video games, medievalism has often been central to play, and play has often been central to medievalism. Sometimes the Middle Ages serve as … Continue reading

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