posted by user: ESFRichards || 1505 views || tracked by 2 users: [display]

Paxson Memorial Sessions 2012 : James J. Paxson Memorial Sessions, 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle

Link: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/
 
When May 10, 2012 - May 13, 2012
Where Kalamazoo, MI
Submission Deadline Sep 15, 2011
Categories    medieval   literature   science in literature
 

Call For Papers

Please share the following Call For Papers with interested colleagues:

Three sessions will honor Professor James J. Paxson at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI, May 10-13, 2012.

The University of Florida, and the medieval community as a whole, lost Professor James J. Paxson this year, who died in February. A fine teacher, mentor, and scholar, he focused primarily on Middle English literature and literary theory, as well as science in literature. His publications include: The Poetics of Personification (Cambridge, 1994); (ed.) Desiring Discourse: The Literature of Love, Ovid through Chaucer (Susquehanna/AUP, 1998); (ed.) The Performance of Middle English Culture (Brewer, 1998); as well as his associate editorship of Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

In three sessions, we celebrate his contribution to the medieval and academic community. He was an enthusiastic supporter of ICMS, encouraging his students to participate and attend. We invite submissions for 15-20 minute papers from friends and former students of Professor Paxson as well as from scholars whose work engages with and develops his scholarship and fields of interest. These areas include but are not limited to: Allegory, Science in Literature, Levinas, Chaucer, Piers Plowman. Please indicate if you knew Professor Paxson personally.


Please e-mail a one-page abstract (300 words max) to Emerson Richards (Dept. English, University of Florida) at (EmersonStormFillmanRichards@gmail.com) and Valerie Allen (Dept. English, John Jay College, CUNY) at (vallen@jjay.cuny.edu) by or before September 15, 2011. Feel free to contact either with questions about the sessions.

For general information about the 2012 Medieval Congress, visit: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

Related Resources

James Joyce Symposium 2019   Joyce Without Borders - 2019 North American James Joyce Symposium
EJLL - 1 2019   The European Journal of Literature and Linguistics
ACM MMSys 2019   ACM Multimedia Systems 2019 - Research Track & Special Sessions
ICLLA 2019   2019 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Arts (ICLLA 2019)
ECPR 2018   2018 Joint Sessions of Workshops
ICRTEL 2018   5th ICRTEL 2018 – International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning, 14-15 Nov, Singapore
IWSDS 2019   International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology - Call for Workshops and Special Sessions
ICRTEL 2018   8th ICRTEL 2018 – International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning, 19-20 Dec, Bangkok
Special Sessions @ ACM MMSys 2019   ACM Multimedia Systems 2019 - Special Sessions Call for Proposals
IEEE CIBCB Late-Breaking Abstracts 2018   IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology - Late-Breaking Abstracts