>Call for Papers
>Instruction and Identity: Education in the Middle Ages
>A Graduate Conference hosted by the Princeton Medieval Graduate Colloquium
>Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alastair J. Minnis, Department of English, Ohio
>Saturday, 22 March, 2003
>Princeton, New Jersey
>Adopting a wide definition of education, this graduate conference will
>explore medieval society through its variety of formal and informal modes
>of learning, teaching locales and educational milieus ñ from the furrow to
>the university, from the market to the house of worship, from the jail to
>the noble court.
>We encourage submissions by students working in a wide range of disciplines
>(including history, literature, art history, music, archaeology,
>paleography, philosophy and religion) and geographical regions, between the
>fifth and fifteenth centuries. Papers on medieval educational constructs
>considered alone as well as in the light of modern pedagogical approaches
>to medieval studies are welcome.
>Presentation may focus on the following topics, but are not limited to
>them: religious and secular education; literary and artistic treatments of
>education; religious conversion and coercion; transmission of rural wisdom;
>the medieval apprenticeship; cathedral schools and universities; drama and
>education; inter-religious learning; teaching and preaching; the relation
>between modern and medieval pedagogical approaches.
>Interested graduate students should e-mail abstracts (250 words max.) of
>15-minute presentations to [log in to unmask] by Monday, 6 January 2003.
>Please include your name, institutional affiliation and preferred contact
>information for future communications.