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>From: "Francine McGregor" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: The Medieval City (10/27/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)
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>Call for Papers: THE MEDIEVAL CITY
>
>24th Annual Conference of the
>ILLINOIS MEDIEVAL ASSOCIATION
>23-24 February 2007
>Eastern Illinois University
>
>Keynote Speaker: C. David Benson, University of Connecticut
>
>We seek abstracts for papers from a range of disciplines that address 
>the medieval city, broadly conceived as concrete or imagined space. 
>Avenues of inquiry might include; the city as metaphor 
>(physiological, psychological, political, social); the metaphysical 
>city; modern memories of the medieval city through physical 
>reconstructions or abstract representations of medieval city life; 
>the city as a site of memory (mnemonic, architectural, textual); the 
>locus of the city for art and artisans; the city/city life as ideal 
>and reality represented in art, artifacts, texts, and performance; 
>the reality of the city as revealed by archaeology and material 
>culture; politics, economics, social conflicts and consensus in the 
>medieval city. Further conceptions of medieval cities are also welcome.
>
>Select conference papers will be published in the on-line journal 
>Essays in Medieval Studies.
>
>Please send one-page abstracts for papers or for complete sessions by 
>October 27th, 2006 to Francine McGregor ([log in to unmask]).
>
>For more details, see the conference webpage at: http://
>www.illinoismedieval.org
>
>
>Francine McGregor
>Department of English
>Eastern Illinois University
>600 Lincoln Ave
>Charleston, IL 61920
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>217-581-6305

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