Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Performance Theory and Medieval Texts

I am currently soliciting paper proposals for a session on "Performance
and Medieval Texts" at the meeting of the Medieval Academy to be held in New
Haven on 18-21 March 2010. I am looking for inventive and rigorous
of contemporary performance theory to medieval texts (broadly conceived), as
well as thoughtful critical considerations of the possibilities,
and potential shortcomings of performance studies approaches in a medieval

Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes, and all members of the Medieval
Academy who did not present papers at the 2008 and 2009 annual meetings are
eligible. Proposals should be sent to Anders Winroth
or on paper, in two copies, to Anders Winroth, Department of History, P.O.

208324, New Haven CT 06520-8324.

Details of submission are available in the general call for papers:

The conference also has a Facebook page:

I would be happy to answer any questions about the session on "Performance
Theory and Medieval Texts" directed to

Irina Dumitrescu

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