CFP (2): UBC Medieval Workshop 2012

The deadline for the submission of paper and panel proposals is approaching (though still a comfortable five weeks away: the 1st of August).

This year’s Workshop is an initiative of the UBC Early Romance Studies Research Cluster in conjunction with UBC Medieval Studies and its Medieval Workshop Series; the organizers are Nancy Frelick, Juliet O’Brien, and Chantal Phan. The theme is

Specular Reflections: The Mirror in Medieval and Early Modern Culture” → link to Call for Papers

This is broadly construed to include any aspect of ‘specular reflections’ in all periods, places, and disciplines–from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern Period. Our keynote speakers will be Tom Conley (Harvard) and Suzanne Conklin Akbari (Toronto).

Further, fuller, and otherwise updated information is at .

The deadline for submissions is

1 August 2011

and the conference dates will be

16-17 March 2012.

Proposals for papers or panels may be submitted by email to ,

or sent by regular mail to any of the organizers:

Nancy Frelick, Chantal Phan, or Juliet O’Brien (take your pick…)
Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies
University of British Columbia
797-1873 East Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1

We look forward to your proposals!

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