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>Subject: CFP: Anchoritic Society (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)
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>Call for Papers
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>International Anchoritic Society sessions
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>42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies
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>Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
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>May 10-13, 2007
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>The International Anchoritic Society will organize three sessions for
>the 42nd Congress:
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>1.	Claire of Assisi: In cooperation with the producers of the
>series of short films, Mystic Women of the Middle Ages, we will show one
>of their films, 24-minutes in length, devoted to Claire of Assisi, and
>present three papers on the subject of Claire and her relationship to
>the anchoritic and mystic tradition. =20
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>2.	Communication with the Self/Cell: Can You Hear Me Now?: seeks to
>examine the discursive and often metaphysical conflation between the
>anchorite and the anchoritic cell and the means by which the anchorite
>communicates with the self/Other.
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>3.	Hermit Meets Anchoress: seeks to identify and examine the
>arbitrariness of the categories of 'hermit' and 'anchorite' and examine
>the hazy area between the two within the history of anchoritism, both
>insular and non-insular.
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>Papers should be no longer than twenty minutes in length.
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>Deadline:  September 15, 2006
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>Please include with your abstract: Name and Affiliation, Email address,
>Postal address, Telephone number, A/V requirements (if any)
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>Contact:          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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>Please go to the Medieval Institute's website for more information about
>the conference at http://www.wmich.edu/medieval.=20
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