Saturday, January 31, 2009

Second Call for Papers

Second Call for Papers

5th Annual Postgraduate Conference
2nd - 3rd March, 2009

Anglo-Saxon Texts and Writers

We are inviting postgraduate students in all disciplines to submit
proposals for
20-minute papers for the 5th Annual MANCASS Postgraduate Conference,
2nd- 3rd March, 2009. This year's conference will focus on:

#The nature of Anglo-Saxon texts (literary, legal or religious) with
special reference to the manuscripts and codices used in their

#The influence and distribution of these texts and their authors in
other insular and continental cultures.

#Post-medieval usages and interpretations of the Anglo-Saxon texts and

Besides, this year's keynote speakers include Dr Peter Stokes (ASNaC,
Cambridge) and Dr Winfried Rudolf (Lincoln College, Oxford). As usual,
the conference will run parallel to the MANCASS Toller Lecture, which
shall be delivered by Prof Michelle P. Brown on Monday. Both events will
take place at the John Rylands University Library, Deansgate.

Proposals should not exceed 300 words. Selected papers will be
published in the online journal, The Proceedings of the Manchester
Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies Postgraduate Conference.

All proposals should be directed to Fran Álvarez at

The new deadline for proposals is 15 February, 2009

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