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CFP: Teaching Comics with Medieval Themes (Kalamazoo 5/6-9/04; abstracts by 9/15/03)

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  • Michael Torregrossa
    Dear list members, A reminder that proposals are still be accepted for the following roundtable. Michael ... From: Arthurnet To:
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 19, 2003
      Dear list members,

      A reminder that proposals are still be accepted for the following
      roundtable.

      Michael


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Arthurnet <jshoaf@...>
      To: <ARTHURNET@...>
      Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 3:13 PM
      Subject: AN 7/11CFP: Teaching Comics with Medieval Themes (Kalamazoo
      5/6-9/04; abstracts by 9/15/03)


      > Dear list members,
      >
      > An open invitation to all Arthurian enthusiasts who use the comics or
      > might be willing to experiment this year.
      >
      > Michael
      >
      >
      ===========================================================================
      >
      > **CALL FOR PAPERS**
      >
      > --MEDIEVAL CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED: USING THE COMICS TO TEACH MEDIEVAL
      > LEGENDS AND TEXTS (A ROUNDTABLE)--
      >
      > DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 15 SEPTEMBER 2003
      >
      > ==================================================================
      >
      > Proposals are now being accepted for a roundtable on using comics (comic
      > strips, comics books, graphic novels, panel cartoons, etc.) to teach
      > medieval legends and texts. The panel is sponsored by the Arthurian
      > Comics Discussion List <http://torregrossa.home.att.net/comchome.htm>
      > for the 39th International Congress on Medieval Studies to be held at
      > Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on 6-9 May 2004.
      >
      > In an effort to bridge the gap between medieval studies and comics
      > scholarship, the purpose of this roundtable is to offer suggestions for
      > how educators might incorporate comics with medieval subjects into their
      > curriculum. Presentations can address comics based on the Arthurian
      > tradition as well as adaptations of other important medieval legends and
      > texts, including Beowulf, the Chanson de Roland, the life of Joan of
      > Arc, and the legend of Robin Hood. A list of possible topics and
      > bibliography can be found at
      > <http://mtorregrossa.home.att.net/medcomic.htm>.
      >
      > Completed presentations should be delivered in 10-15 minutes. Please
      > submit abstracts of 250 words maximum to panel organizer by 15 September
      > 2003 at <mtorregrossa@...>.
      >
      > Or send snail mail proposals to:
      >
      > Michael Torregrossa
      >
      > 34 Second Street
      >
      > Smithfield, RI 02917-3627
      >
      > ==================================================================
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