CfP: Undergraduate Conference - "Corpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance"
Call for Papers: Undergraduate Conference Entitled â€œCorpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance" April 19, 2013 Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce its Third Annual Undergraduate Conference entitled â€œCorpus: the Body in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.â€ The conference will take place on April 19, 2013 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. We are currently calling for abstracts from interested undergraduates. Medieval and Renaissance views of the body have come to us from a rich trove of sources, from poetic portrayals in texts to mappae mundi to figures sculpted from stone. This conference seeks to address the numerous and changing depictions of bodies during the early periods from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Some potential topics include holy and unholy bodie