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CFP: MEDIEVALISM IN EAST ASIA – I: FROM PRINTED STORY-WORLDS TO DIGITAL ROLE-PLAYING GAMES

MEDIEVALISM IN EAST ASIA – I: FROM PRINTED STORY-WORLDS TO DIGITAL ROLE-PLAYING GAMES University of Salford, Manchester (UK) 2 – 3 December 2021 CALL FOR PAPERS Images of the European Middle Ages, refashioned through the lens of fantasy or not, … Continue reading

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CFP: Global Medievalisms (Book)

Medievalism is a multivalent phenomenon that speaks differently in and across the disparate communities that practice it; as with other fields of study, extending our perspective to view medievalism in a global context transforms the object of study itself. This … Continue reading

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Studies in Medievalism XXX: Politics and Medievalism (Studies) II

Available Now! Studies in Medievalism XXX: Politics and Medievalism (Studies) II edited by Karl Fugelso continues the theme of its predecessor, addressing how the Middle Ages have been invoked to score political points, particularly with reference to the rise of … Continue reading

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Call for papers: 36th Annual Conference on Medievalism,“ Medievalism Today”

November 4-6, 2021. Online Conference. Organized by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Hosted by Delta College, Michigan. Send proposals for papers, sessions, and roundtables to: medievalism2021@gmail.com Deadline: 30 June 2021 For more information, visit: https://medievalism.net/conference/ 

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GLOBAL MEDIEVALISM: culture, appropriations and reinventions

Call for Papers From Q-Shaman’s tattoos to Game of Thrones’ resounding success, the medieval is undoubtedly the order of the day. With this popularity, the need to understand the origins of these many representations of the Middle Ages, their mistakes, … Continue reading

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CFP: Global Medievalisms

Medievalism is a multivalent phenomenon that speaks differently in and across the disparate communities that practice it; as with other fields of study, extending our perspective to view medievalism in a global context transforms the object of study itself. This … 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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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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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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