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The Transitional Governance Committee

Interim Executives (3): Valerie Johnson (University of Montevallo) Angela Weisl (Seton Hall University) Helen Young (Deakin University) Interim Outreach (1): Carol Robinson (Kent State University at Trumbull) Interim Conference & Panel Organization (1): Alexandra Sterling- Hellenbrand (Appalachian State University) Interim … Continue reading

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CFP: The Year’s Work in Medievalism 35 (2020): Movement

The thematic focus for Issue 35 (2020) of The Year’s Work in Medievalism is movement. In 2020, movement and stagnation were paired frequently with medievalism, through discussions of plague, cultural systems, and political ideologies. We invite consideration of COVID-19 public health motion control … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS — STUDIES IN MEDIEVALISM XXXI:  POLITICAL MEDIEVALISM III 

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 condemning impoverished countries … Continue reading

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CFP: 35th International Conference on Medievalism 

Impossible Pastimes: Playing With, In, and Through the Middle Ages  35th International Conference on Medievalism  Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA, November 12-14, 2020  Play is one of the most significant sites of production in contemporary medievalism. As evidenced by the … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions

The Year’s Work in Medievalism 34 (2019): Intersections The thematic focus for Issue 34 (2019) of The Year’s Work in Medievalism is intersections. Medievalism studies sit at numerous crossroads; many works of medievalism bridge multiple traditional boundaries, whether of discipline, … 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 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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