The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Arizona State Univerity has issued a call for papers for its 18th Annual ACMRS Conference. The topic is: Erotica and the Erotic in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Deadline for papers will be October 16, 2011.
The 18th Annual ACMRS Conference will be held February 16-18, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona and will include a pre-conference workshop and a keynote address by Professor Albrecht Classen, University of Arizona: "The Erotic and the Quest for Happiness in the Middle Ages. What Everybody Does and Hardly Anyone Truly Achieves."
From the website:
ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held 16 – 19 February, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. We welcome 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, both in literal and metaphorical manifestations.