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CALL FOR PAPERS: Studies in Medievalism XXX

POLITICAL MEDIEVALISM II From Hitler’s“Third Reich”to Bush’s “crusade”against terrorism, professional politicians have often invoked the Middle Ages to justify their actions. But they are far from alone, for many of their constituents have also deployed medievalism for political purposes, as in … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: International Conference on Medievalism

MEDIEVALISM and the NORTH 27-28 July 2020  Aarhus University In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, translations of Old Norse texts into modern languages ignited a new interest among poets and artists in early-medieval Northern European culture. Today, the early-medieval North … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Medievalism XXX Political Medievalism II From Hitler’s “Third Reich” to Bush’s “crusade” against terrorism, professional politicians have often invoked the Middle Ages to justify their actions. But they are far from alone, for many of their constituents have … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Medievalism XXIX: Political Medievalism From Hitler’s“Third Reich”to Bush’s “crusade”against terrorism, professional politicians have often invoked the Middle Ages to justify their actions. But they are far from alone, for many of their constituents have also deployed medievalism for … Continue reading

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Sessions at Kalamazoo 2018!

Saturday 10am Session 348 FETZER 1005 Medievalism, Racism, and the Academy (A Roundtable) Sponsor: International Society for the Study of Medievalism and the Medievalists of Color Organizer: Amy S. Kaufman, Independent Scholar; Usha Vishnuvajjala, American Univ. Presider: Wan-Chuan Kao, Washington … Continue reading

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40% Off Medievalism Titles!

Use promo code BB533 before February 28, 2018 to get 40% off! Medievalism in A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones Shiloh Carroll One of the biggest attractions of George R.R. Martin’s high fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, … Continue reading

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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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