CFP: 20th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies (University of Wisconsin-Madison 18-20 March 2021) Deadline for Submissions 30 November 2020

 The Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies invites abstracts from graduate students and recently graduated Masters students from all disciplines on any topic that is related to the Middle Ages. 

Abstracts of 300 words, paper title, and a 1–2 page CV in one PDF are due Monday, November 30th, 2020 to

Your anonymized submission will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary panel fo graduate students. Since Vagantes is an interdisciplinary conference, you should provide a clear summary of your proposed paper with language that is accessible to non-specialists. 

All submissions will be considered for a CASH PRIZE, which will be awarded for the best paper!

For more information about the conference and paper submission, please see the link below:


Published by Ellie Wilson

Ellie Wilson holds a First Class Honours in the History of Art from the University of Bristol, with a particular focus on Medieval Florence. In 2020 she achieved a Distinction in her MA at The Courtauld Institute of Art, where she specialised in the art and architecture of Medieval England under the supervision of Dr Tom Nickson. Her dissertation focussed on an alabaster altarpiece, and its relationship with the cult of St Thomas Becket in France and the Chartreuse de Vauvert. Her current research focusses on the artistic patronage of London’s Livery Companies immediately pre and post-Reformation. Ellie will begin a PhD at the University of York in Autumn 2021 with a WRoCAH studentship, under the supervision of Professor Tim Ayers and Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein.

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