Tuesday, August 21, 2007

CFP Illinois Medieval Association

Please see below the call for papers for the 25th Annual Conference
of the Illinois Medieval Association to be held at St. Xavier
University [Chicago, IL] in February of 2008. All proposals for
individual papers and complete sessions are welcome.

Call for Papers:

Pilgrimage in the Medieval World

25th Annual Conference of the

The Illinois Medieval Association

February 22-23, 2008

Saint Xavier University

Chicago, IL

Keynote Speaker:

A.C. Spearing

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English

University of Virginia

The Illinois Medieval Association invites abstracts from a variety of
disciplines that address the concept of pilgrimage in the medieval
world. Papers on any aspect of medieval pilgrimage are welcomed,
especially those that examine the issue from a non-European
perspective. Possible areas of investigation might include, but are
not limited to Christian, Jewish or Muslim concepts of pilgrimage,
the pilgrim in visual and literary art, socioeconomic aspects of
pilgrimage, and the articulation of pilgrimage in sermon studies,
liturgical practice, or travel narratives.

Proposals for individual papers and for complete sessions are welcome.

Please send abstracts [250 words maximum] by October 1st, 2007 to:

Prof. Christian Sheridan
Dept. Of English and Foreign Languages

Saint Xavier University

3700 West 103rd Street

Chicago, IL 60655

E-mail: sheridan@sxu.edu

See www.illinoismedieval.org for
more information.
Selected essays will be published in Essays in Medieval Studies

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