I thought this might be of interest to some of our members, as Tom
Shippey is a plenary speaker. - Pat
From: SHARON ESTES <estes.43@...
Subject: CFP: Medievalism and the Marvelous (5/15/06; 10/12/06-
Call for Papers:
Proposals and inquiries are invited for the 21st International
Conference on Medievalism, to be held at The Ohio State University,
Columbus, Ohio, October 12-14, 2006. Plenary Speakers will include
Tom Shippey (Walter J.
Ong Professor of Humanities at St. Louis University) and Laurie
Finke (Kenyon College). The theme for the conference
is "Medievalism and the Marvelous," but we invite papers from all
fields (languages, literatures, folklore and popular culture,
history, art, music, etc.) on any aspect of the later reception and
interpretation of the Middle Ages. Panel proposals are welcome.
Please send proposals by May 15, 2006 to:
Clare A. Simmons
Department of English
The Ohio State University
164 West 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1370
Or e-mail to simmons.9@...
The conference hotel is the University Plaza (telephone +1-614-267-
7461), which will also be hosting the banquet on October 13.
Details about travel and accommodations will be posted in April.
The conference is sponsored by The Ohio State University Department
of English, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and the
College of Humanities.