Travel in Medieval Literature (SAMLA 2012)

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc. are but a few cultural and political activities that involve travel and are described in the many genres of medieval literature. This panel seeks to discuss the various artistic ways travel is described in medieval literature and how we can come to understand and what we can learn and appreciate about the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
SAMLA
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Categories: 
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
British
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
Medieval
Aesthetics
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
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