>Subject: CFP: Courtly Literature Society
>(Switzerland) (12/31/06; 7/29/07-8/4/07)
>From: <[log in to unmask]>
>The Faculties of the Humanities of the University of Geneva and of the
>University of Lausanne are pleased to invite you to the XIIth International
>Convention of the International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS) to be held
>29 July to 4 August 2007
>in the two Lemanic cities (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)
>On the first three days, the proceedings will be held on the beautiful site
>of UNIL, located on the shore of Lake Geneva and connected to Lausanne town
>centre by underground. The last three days will take place in Geneva, whose
>University premises are located in the city centre and overlooked by the Old
>Town. The Convention will conclude in Geneva, where the airport is found. An
>optional excursion is planned on the fourth day. Transportation between the
>two cities will be provided for those participating in this trip.
>Preparations for the Convention are well under way. Thus, we invite you to
>register forthwith and to send us paper proposals on the theme of:
>You may focus on one of the following lines of thought:
>>> a) Exemplary figures
>>> b) Gender definitions and courtly mythologies
>>> c) Rites and performances of power
>>> d) Questions of style and rewriting
>To make sure that sessions run smoothly, participants are kindly requested
>to confine their remarks to no longer than twenty minutes. Proposals of
>thematic sessions organized by individual participants or groups of
>participants are warmly welcomed.
>ICLS official languages are French, English and German. In line with Swiss
>linguistic tradition, addresses in Italian are also welcome.
>Deadline for registration and the submittal of a topic (including an
>abstract): 31 December 2006.
>You may consult the following website (www.unil.ch/icls2007) for tips on
>accommodation in Geneva and Lausanne as well as regular updates on the
>development of the programme as things fall into place. You are kindly
>invited to register online. Please submit a title along with a ca. 250-word
>abstract. You will need to specify which national branch of the Society you
>belong to. You must be a member of ICLS to make an address at the
>Convention. If need be, you may contact the secretary of your national
>branch, who will gladly enrol you (see the website).
>Registration fees amount to 80 ’Ç¨ (100 ’Ç¨ as
>of 1 March 2007) and may be paid
>electronically as of January 2007. Fees will cover the rent of premises
>hosting plenary sessions as well as a collection of selected papers related
>to the main theme of the Convention. This publication will be available from
>Further questions may be sent to the following address: [log in to unmask]
><mailto:[log in to unmask]> .
>We look forward to welcoming you in the Lemanic Riviera.
>For the organizers,
>Yasmina Foehr-Janssens (Universitˆ© de Genˆ®ve)
>Jean-Claude Mˆºhlethaler (Universitˆ© de Lausanne)
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