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>Subject: UPDATE: Anchoritic Society Sessions (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 
>5/4/06-5/7/06)
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>The International Anchoritic Society is sponsoring three sessions at the
>International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan
>University, May 4th through 7th 2006. =20
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>1.  Christine Carpenter
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>This will be a double session, one with papers and one in which we will
>show the film Anchoress.  We are interested not only in reactions to the
>film but also to how Christine Carpenter can be perceived from other
>documents, texts, and perspectives.  The film session is co-sponsored by
>the International Anchoritic Society and the Society for Medieval
>Feminist Scholarship.
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>2.  Versions, Transmissions, Reception: Anchoritic Textuality
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>Papers on any of the various rules and instructions for anchorites and
>recluses (Gremlaic, Aelred, Ancrene Wisse, the Dublin Rule, others?) as
>well as the different forms of transmission of the texts and the
>devotional practices of recluses and anchorites.
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>3.  Communities of Solitude
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>Papers that might move beyond simply the anchoritic and look at other
>lives of chosen solitude in medieval culture and life, and how those
>forms of devotion and living interconnect with one another.
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>Deadline for abstracts is September 15th 2005.
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>Please forward questions or abstracts of twenty-minute papers to=20
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>Susannah Chewning
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>Department of English
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>Union County College
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>1033 Springfield Avenue
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>Cranford, NJ   07016
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