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Call for Submissions

Studies in Medievalism XXVIII Though scholars have addressed many examples of medievalist discrimination, much work remains to be done on the treatment of systematically underrepresented and/or disenfranchised communities in postmedieval responses to the Middle Ages. Moreover, the recent, highly public … Continue reading

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Statement of Solidarity

As an international organization dedicated to studying the reception of medieval culture in postmedieval times, we have been observing with increasing concern the appropriation of medieval imagery, objects, and tropes by white supremacists and nationalists. Now, as we witness the … Continue reading

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Medievalists Respond to Charlottesville

In light of the recent events in the United States, most recently the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the undersigned community of medievalists condemns the appropriation of any item or idea or material in the service of white supremacy. In … Continue reading

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2018 Conference Plans

We are excited to announce that the 2018 International Conference on Medievalism will be hosted by Ann Howey at Brock University in Fall 2018. Brock is located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, in the heart of the Niagara region, only an hour away … Continue reading

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ISSM at Kalamazoo

ISSM is now seeking papers for three sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018. Please see our calls for papers below for details. For more information about the conference itself, please visit the Congress website. Medievalism, Racism, … Continue reading

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Studies in Medievalism By blatantly concentrating on constructs, medievalism studies may seem to avoid the problems of defining an authentic Middle Ages. But what do such studies presume about that middle ages or any other? About the studies’ medievalist subjects? … Continue reading

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