CFP: Anchoritic Society Conference

5th International Anchoritic Society Conference
22-24 April 2014
Gregynog Hall, Newton, Powys (Wales)

Abstracts of up to 500 words should be sent to Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy at anchorites@swan.ac.uk by Friday, August 30th 2013.

Call for Papers for the 5th International Anchoritic Society conference, which will be held in Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys (Wales) on 22-24 April 2014. The theme of the conference is ‘Anchorites in their Communities’ and the event will include three keynote lectures (by Tom Licence [East Anglia]; Diane Watt [Surrey]; and Eddie Jones [Exeter]), a postgraduate/postdoctoral manuscript workshop (led by Bella Millett [Southampton] and Eddie Jones [Exeter]) and a roundtable on the hundred-year legacy of Mary Rotha Clay’s work.

Offers of 20-minute papers are therefore being sought on any aspect of medieval anchorites in their communities including (but not restricted to):

•         Spiritual circles
•         Communities of discourse
•         Anchoritic/lay interaction
•         Anchorites and church reform
•         Networks of patronage
•         Networks of anchorites
•         Anchorite case studies
•         Anchoritic friendship groups
•         Book ownership/ borrowing/ lending/ circulation
•         Communities of texts: ‘anchoritic’ miscellanies/ textual travelling companions
•         Textual translation, circulation and mouvance
•         Non-insular influence
•         Gendered communities

Abstracts of up to 500 words should be sent to Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy at anchorites@swan.ac.uk by Friday, August 30th 2013.

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