The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medi...
Type: Call for Papers
Call for Papers
The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe invites submissions
for our upcoming issues. In each issue, we plan to publish papers on any topic that
falls approximately in the era between 300 and 1200 CE and within the general
geographical region of Northwestern Europe and periods, and areas. Each issue
*a general section of papers and notes that covers any topic in our range of dates
*a themed section of papers on an announced topic;
*a Forum section of review essays, special topics, and the like;
*a number of columns dealing with aspects of Early Medieval scholarship and research
Thus, The Heroic Age publishes the following types of materials:
*Editions and Translations;
*History by Biography;*Book Reviews;
*Film and Television Reviews.
The following special sections are planned for future issues:
Issue 15: Ten Year Anniversary Issue: The World of Late Antique Britain.
For our ten-year anniversary, The Heroic Age is planning to revisit the topic of its
first issue, the Matter of Arthur. Issue 15 will have three sections. The first will
be historical, examining the world of Late Antique Britain, connections with the
rest of the continent in Late Antiquity, and new views of the Adventus Saxonum. The
second section will examine Arthur and Arthurian literature. The third section will
include studies of \"understudied\" early medieval authors. Deadline for submissions
is November 2009.
Issue 16: Alcuin and His Impact
Alcuin spans the Anglo-Saxon and Continental worlds and his influence is felt far
beyond his own period and place. This issue seeks to explore the man, his times, and
his influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent generations.The Heroic Age
Issue 17: Carolingian Border-Lands.
This issue seeks to explore the lands and peoples surrounding the Carolingian
kingdom(s) and their impact on the Carolingians.
Future planned issues include themed sections on Old French/Provencal/Occitan
studies, Charlemagne, Rise of the Normans, and Study of the Bible in Late Antiquity
and Early Medieval Europe.
Articles should be 7000 words including bibliography and endnotes, and conform to
The Heroic Age\'s in-house style. Instructions may be found under Submission
Instructions. All submissions will be reviewed by two readers according to a
double-blind policy. All submission should be sent to Larry Swain at