CFP for Special Panel on "Charm," Medieval/Renaissance Area, MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)

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Call for Papers
June 30, 2018
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Film and Film History

Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association (MAPACA)

29th Annual Conference, Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD

November 8-10, 2018

CFP: Special Panel on "Charm"

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2018

This year, MAPACA will host its conference in Baltimore, known as "Charm City."  In honor of this city's designation, the Medieval/Renaissance area is issuing a call for papers for a special panel revolving around the theme of "charm."  From charmed objects and cites to charmed (and charming) people, charms pervade the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.  This panel will investigate how modern works continue to deploy "charm" and the ways in which their use of this concept connects to the medieval and/or Renaissance eras.  Please submit 300-word proposals for this special panel to, indicating in the body of your abstract that you would like for your presentation to be considered part of the special panel.  The due date for submissions is June 30, 2018.  If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the area's co-chairs: Mary Behrman ( or Diana Vecchio (


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Mary Behrman, Co-Chair, Medieval/Renaissance Area, The MId-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association




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