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>From: "Wesley Yu" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Medieval Emotion (grad) (1/15/07; 3/31/07)
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>Medieval Emotion
>Princeton University Graduate Conference in Medieval
>Studies 2007
>Call for Papers
>
>The Program in Medieval Studies at Princeton University invites graduate
>students to submit paper proposals for its annual conference, to take =
>place
>on Saturday March 31, 2007. This year's theme is "Emotion," and the =
>keynote
>speaker is William Ian Miller, Thomas G. Long Professor of Law at the
>University of Michigan Law School. The conference will provide a venue =
>for
>graduate students to discuss their work and to engage in dialogue with =
>peers
>from other universities. Medievalists have been on the forefront of =
>recent
>scholarly work arguing that emotions must be understood in specific =
>cultural
>contexts, rather than as universal, and this
>conference aims to foster discussion and understanding of emotions in
>medieval settings.
>=20Possible topics include:
>     . specific emotions (e.g., anger, fear, love)=20
>     . emotional communities
>     . literary or artistic portrayals of emotion
>     . the role of emotion in religious life
>     . medical or scientific understandings of emotion
>     . public and private expressions of emotion
>     . emotional responses to works of music or art
>     . gender and emotion
>     . cognitive history of emotion
>     . mirabilia and theories of immersion
>
>Papers that present problems and questions, rather than absolute
>conclusions, are welcome. We invite participants from a breadth of
>disciplines (including, but not limited to, archaeology, art history,
>classical studies, comparative literature, history, history of science =
>and
>medicine, near eastern studies, language studies, literature, music,
>paleography, philosophy, and religion) and a range of geographical
>specializations to present on topics relating to the 5th to 15th =
>centuries.
>Papers should fit within a half-hour time slot.=20
>=20
>Please submit a proposal of no more than 500 words by January 15, 2007 =
>to
>James Byrne at
>  <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] Contact James if =
>you
>have any questions regarding this conference.

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