Thursday, June 9, 2011

[UPDATE] The Chivalric Knight in Literature - RMMLA Panel (Oct 6-8, 2011) Deadline June 24th

“The Chivalric Knight in Literature”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looking for papers that deal with any aspect of the presentation of chivalric knights in literature, focusing on works from the Medieval and Early Modern Periods.
Please forward 250-350 word proposals, including title, professional affiliation, address (especially e-mail), and phone number by June 24, 2011 to the following email address: Hard copies of submissions may also be sent to Richard Mace, English Department, Pace University, 861 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570.
Electronic submissions are encouraged and notifications will be sent out by June 25th.
Non-RMMLA members may propose a paper, but membership in RMMLA is required of all presenters by July 1. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
For more information, visit the 2011 RMMLA conference site:
Themes include and are not limited:
Male masculinity
Female masculinity
Historic approaches
Knights as husbands and lovers
Knights as warrior