Monday, July 20, 2009

Pearl-Poet Society CFP K'zoo 2010

The Pearl-Poet Society is sponsoring the following five sessions at
the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 13-16 May 2009
(Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo):

I. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the Arthurian Tradition

II. Teaching the Pearl-Poet: Techniques for Survey Courses (Roundtable)

III. "Teccheles termes of talkyng noble": Vows, Courtesy, and Social
Interactions in the Pearl-Poems

IV. Touching the Heart: What Draws Us to the Pearl-Poet? (Panel Discussion)

V. The Post-medieval Pearl-Poet: Contexts and Continuities of
Cleanness, Patience, Pearl, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

We invite abstracts from scholars of all levels, from graduate
student to senior academic. Please submit a one-page abstract and the
appropriate covering sheet
( to
the desired session. Papers are to be no more than 20 minutes, and
the deadline for submissions is September 15, 2009. Submissions and
inquiries may be sent to:

Adrienne J. Odasso
University of York
Centre for Medieval Studies
King's Manor, Exhibition Square
York YO1 7EP

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