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>From: "wanchen tai" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Wild Space in Medieval Romance (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 
>5/10/07-5/13/07)
>
>Abstracts are now being accepted for a session at the 2007 International
>Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan:
>
>Wild Space in Medieval Romance
>
>Wild Spaces in Medieval Romance As medieval studies becomes more
>interdisciplinary, scholars are giving increased attention to the=20
>spaces of
>medieval romance that fall outside or on the periphery of familiar=20
>Western
>life. In addition to the forest, the wild place into which a hero might
>venture in order to fulfill a quest or as penance for some misdeed, many
>romances portray spaces that are altogether alien to the European=20
>subject.
>Romance may take the protagonist to far-away lands where people,=20
>animals,
>and landscapes look different and affect characters in peculiar ways,=20
>or to
>magical realms where regular social rules do not apply. This session
>invites papers that explore what makes a space =93wild,=94 how these =
>spaces
>function within romance, and what their relationships are to more
>=93civilized=94 spaces.
>
>Please submit abstracts by September 15th to
>Rebecca Wilcox
>613 Colonial Park Blvd.
>Austin, TX 78745
>
>or electronically to [log in to unmask]
>Please remember to provide the following,
>
>   * your name and affiliation,
>   * a title for your paper,
>   * your contact information (including office and home phone number, =
>fax
>number, and e-mail address)
>   *an abstract cover sheet available at:
>     http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/42cfp/forms.html
>   * your A/V or computer needs as required on the abstract cover sheet.
>
>   You can fill in the interactive abstract cover sheet online, save a
>copy, and send it as an e-mail attachment. An abstract cover sheet is
>required to place your paper in a session.
>
>   For more conference information, please refer the the following
>conference  webpage, http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/.
>
>   Thank you very much and I am looking forward to your submission.

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