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>Subject: CFP for 2006 MLA in Philadelphia
>
>  Call for Papers
>  for the
>  Modern Language Association of America Annual Meeting
>  Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006
>
>  The Division on German Literature to 1700
>  is planning three sessions:
>
>
>
>  1. Migration, Asylum, Exile.
>  Migration, acculturation, ethnic and / or religious interaction and 
>conflicts as reflected in medieval or early modern texts. People on 
>the move: why did individuals like Martin Opitz or Katharina von 
>Greiffenberg leave their home, birthplace  and/ or residence and how 
>did this affect their writings? Wars and religious dissent. The 
>Salzburger Migration. Huguenots in Germany.  Early German migration 
>to America. - Themes of wandering, travel, exploration: 
>Vagantenlieder, early travel and cavalier tours, travel accounts, 
>exploration and exploitation. What did asylum mean? Who granted it 
>and when?
>
>2. Festival and Ritual.
>New approaches to performances of  religious and secular drama, 
>popular entertainment in central Europe until the Age of the 
>Enlightenment.  Festivities of all kinds from individual 
>celebrations to urban processions and royal festivals, the 
>illustrations and texts written for them and the music composed. 
>Occasional poetry; texts of ritual and magic.
>
>   
>3. Open Topic.
>   
>   
>We are seeking proposals for 15-minute papers, send abstract of 
>300-500 words by March 12, 2006
>  to
>  Barbara Becker-Cantarino <[log in to unmask]>
>Sara S. Poor
>Assistant Professor and
>Departmental Representative
>Princeton University
>Department of German
>211 East Pyne
>Princeton, NJ 08544
>(609) 258-7980
>(609) 258-5597 (FAX)
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>Office Hours, Fall 2005
>Wed. 3:00-4:00pm
>Thurs. 12:30-1:30pm

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