Wednesday, November 2, 2011

CFP: Creation and Destruction in the Long Middle Ages

CFP: Creation and Destruction in the Long Middle Ages The Pearl Kibre Medieval Study announces its seventh annual Graduate Student Conference at the CUNY Graduate Center on Friday, February 24, 2012. This year's theme, Creation and Destruction, is designed to address a number of methodological, historical, and theoretical issues within the diverse fields of medieval studies ranging from late antiquity to the early modern period. The cycle of beginnings and endings has a number of manifestations that are unique to the medieval period. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following: concepts of time and history, iconoclasm, imperial mythology, hagiography, invention and translation of relics, scientific discoveries, literary themes, burial practices, archaeological sites, and theological developments. Please send 200-word abstracts to by December 20, 2011.

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