To me, methought, who waited with a crowd,
There came a bark that, blowing forward, bore
King Arthur, like a modern gentleman
Of stateliest port; and all the people cried,
"Arthur is come again: he cannot die."

"Morte d'Arthur" (1842)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Saturday, May 22, 2021

CFP King Arthur in the Middle Ages and Beyond (7/09/21, 9/16-18/21)

King Arthur in the Middle Ages and Beyond; 7/09, 9/16-18


deadline for submissions: July 9, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia-Wise

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This session is part of the 34th annual Medieval-Renaissance Conference, sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, September 16-18, 2021.  It welcomes proposals about all topics related to King Arthur as a figure in literature, history, and art.  The panel is particularly interested in interdisciplinary approaches, such as the character of Arthur in romance and history, or in art and literature.  We also welcome proposals on:

  • Arthur in the Early Modern period
  • Arthur in Europe
  • Receptions of the Arthur story in non-Western cultures
  • Representations of Arthur in film, television, graphic fiction, and digital media
  • Arthur in the contemporary classroom

Please submit 250-300 word abstracts for papers, or 150-200 word panel proposals, plus abstracts, to Kenneth Tiller, Professor of English, University of Virginia-Wise,, by July 9th. 

Papers and panels may be presented in person or virtually via Zoom

Last updated May 20, 2021

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