CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

Poverty in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Source of Information: H-IDEAS 2000-11-29
Date of Event: 2001-10-12 to 13
Location of event: Loudonville, USA
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2001-03-01

Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary Conference
October 12-13 2001

Poverty in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Convivium: the Siena Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites
session and paper proposals for its annual Interdisciplinary Conference,
October 12-13 2001. The Center welcomes papers that explore any topic
related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance , and
especially those that focus on this year's theme of Poverty in the Middle
Ages and Renaissance. Papers may address, for example, representations of
poverty and the poor in art or literature, medieval economics or monetary
policies, social and political attitudes towards the poor, sermon
literature, philosophical discussions, popular devotions or music, or the
role of poverty and wealth in politics, social order, gender roles, or
other relevant topics. Jewish, Islamic, or Hindu views of wealth and
poverty will be especially welcome.

Publication Opportunities:
Selected papers related to the conference theme will be published.

Deadline March 1, 2001

Please send two copies of session proposals or one-page abstracts, along
with a copy of your current c.v. including email address and phone number,
and the audio-visual request form (available at our website). Email
submissions are welcome.

Siena College is located near Albany in beautiful upstate New York, 2 1/2
hours north of New York city, with easy access via Albany International
Airport (ALB) and by Amtrak train and auto. October is prime leaf-peeping
season and the average temperature is 65 degrees.

Kate Langdon Forhan Ph.D.
Director, Convivium
Siena Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
515 Loudon Rd.
Loudonville, NY 12211-1462
518-783-2349 Fax 518-783-6548