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Borderlines VII: Medieval Studies
Cork, April 2003

"Borderlines VII"
3-day Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference in Medieval Studies
Tuesday, April 8 - Thursday April 10, 2003
University College,

The Faculty of Arts and the Departments of English and History, University College
Cork, Ireland, are pleased to host the 2003 "Borderlines" Postgraduate Conference
in Medieval Studies. Since 1997 the Borderlines series has become a prominent
interdisciplinary forum for research students in all areas of the study of the
Middle Ages and Renaissance, drawing delegates not only from Ireland and Britain,
but also mainland Europe and North America. The first volume of proceedings (for
1997-2001) is currently at press.

For the seventh conference in the series, we propose "Borderlines" itself as the
conference theme. Papers from all disciplines, on any aspect of medieval and
early-modern language, literature, history, music, archaeology, and art, are
invited. Papers dealing with more than one discipline are especially welcome.
Possible areas for discussion might include: the limits of generic/chronological
classification, linguistic ždemarcationÓ in medieval and renaissance Britain and
Ireland, insular Christianity, orthodoxy/ heresy, text/ image, text/ music,
manuscript/ print, marginalia/ censorship, medieval source/ modern film.

The conference is open to graduate students at all stages of research. As ever,
there is no conference fee.

Enquiries and proposals for 15-minute papers (200 words max.) by Friday, March 14,
2003 to:
or alternatively by post, to:
Carrie Griffin, or Ken Rooney (Dept. of English) or Julianne Nyhan
(Dept. of History),
University College,
Register online: