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CFP: Pearl-Poet Society at 45th ICMS (Kalamazoo), 13-16 May 2010

The Pearl-Poet Society is sponsoring the following five sessions at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 13-16 May 2010 (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 cover 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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