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>From: "Wesley Yu" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Reception, Transmission, and Adaptation: Princeton
>Grad Medieval Conference (grad) (1/15/05; 4/9/05)
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>"Reception, Transmission, and Adaptation"
>www.princeton.edu/~medconf/cfp
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>Annual Graduate Conference in Medieval Studies
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>Princeton University
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>April 9, 2005
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>Princeton, New Jersey
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>The Princeton University Medieval Studies Program invites paper
>proposals (abstracts, maximum 300 words) for a conference on reception,
>transmission, and adaptation in the Middle Ages.
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>The conference will focus on the response elicited by texts, images and
>objects in the medieval world.  We particularly welcome papers which
>consider the transmission and incorporation of the "foreign" - whether
>temporally, geographically, or culturally.
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>Some possible panel topics are:
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>*medical texts and practices
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>*the use of classical texts (inc. Greek, Latin, and Near Eastern)
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>*trade in goods and spices
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>*translational practices and creation of terminology
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>*sermons and religious debates
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>*musical performance
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>*interpretation of divine messages
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>*importation/seizure of art
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>*manuscript studies, inc. codicology, diplomatics, and paleography
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>The conference will provide a forum for graduate scholars to discuss
>directions they are pursuing.  Papers that present problems and
>questions, rather than absolute conclusions, are welcome.  We invite
>participants from a breadth of disciplines (including, but not limited
>to, archaeology, art history, classical studies, comparative literature,
>history, history of science and medicine, near eastern studies, language
>studies, literature, music, paleography, philosophy, and religion) and a
>range of geographical specializations to present on topics relating to
>the 5th to 15th centuries.
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>DEADLINE for ABSTRACTS:  January 15, 2005
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>Send your abstract (max 300 words) by e-mail to [log in to unmask]
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>(Subject: Graduate Conference)
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>or to
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>Erica Gilles
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>Department of History
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>207 Dickinson Hall
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>Princeton, NJ 08540
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>Please include:
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>name
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>institutional affiliation
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>preferred contact information
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>Limited travel subsidies are available.  For more information contact
>Erica Gilles at [log in to unmask]
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>Visit www.princeton.edu/~medconf for updates.

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