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[MEDIEVALE:190] Call For Papers - Vagantes 2010 Melanie Hackney



Call for Papers for the
Vagantes Graduate Student Conference 2010
University of New Mexico
http://vagantesconference.org


In spring 2010 the medievalist graduate students of the University of New Mexico will have
the honor of hosting the ninth annual Vagantes Medieval Graduate Student Conference
from 11 through 13 March, 2010. (For information on the program, transportation, and
accommodations, please visit http://vagantesconference.org.)

Vagantes is now the largest conference in North America for graduate students studying
the Middle Ages. Vagantes aims to provide an open dialogue among junior scholars from all
fields of medieval studies. The conference features two faculty speakers, twenty-four
student papers, and an audience of approximately 100 people. Vagantes emphasizes
interdisciplinary scholarship; each year, presenters from backgrounds as varied as
Comparative Literature, Archaeology, Art History, Classics, History, Anthropology, English,
Philosophy, Manuscript Studies, Musicology, and Religious Studies, come together to
exchange ideas at Vagantes. In this manner Vagantes fosters a sense of community for
junior medievalists of diverse backgrounds, and because the conference does not have a
registration fee, this community can flourish within the margins of a graduate student
budget.

Abstracts for twenty-minute papers are invited from graduate students working on any
medieval topic. E-mail a brief curriculum vita and abstract of no more than 300 words by 9
October 2009 to:

Marisa Sikes
msikes@unm.edu
Department of English Language and Literature
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

This conference is partially funded by the University of New Mexico Graduate &
Professional Student Association (GPSA) Projects Committee.