Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

September 14, 2013

CFP: Representing Rape in Medieval Literature

Conference: 45th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Place: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Date: April 3-6, 2014
Submission deadline for abstracts: September 30, 2013
More information: Northeast Modern Language Association

Description: »This panel will explore representations of sexual violence in medieval literature. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the conversation between medieval literature and its classical sources, law and literature, re-examinations of courtly love, and the tension between sexual violence and erotic love.«