CFP: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean: “Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean I: Books” and “Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean II: Readers” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organized by Núria Silleras-Fernandez (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Colorado at Boulder) andContinue reading “CFP: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Diliana Angelova (University of California, Berkeley) and Amanda Luyster (College of the Holy Cross) Across the medieval Mediterranean and beyond, people of many faiths and backgrounds sought the succor of the miraculousContinue reading “CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

Call for Session Proposals for Kalamazoo: Italian Art Society

Kalamazoo, May 11 – 14, 2017 Deadline: Apr 15, 2016 The 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place May 11-14, 2017. Each year, the Italian Art Society (http://www.italianartsociety.org) sponsors three linked sessions at the annual meeting of the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS). The Congress is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 scholars interested in medieval studies, broadlyContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals for Kalamazoo: Italian Art Society”

The Challenges and Opportunities of Medieval Difficulty (Kalamazoo 2016 session)

Session at International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2016) University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 12 – 15, 2016 Organizer: Beth Williamson, University of Bristol Deadline: Sep 15, 2015 “What is sought with more difficulty is discovered with more pleasure.” (On Christian Doctrine 2.6.8). In praising difficulty, Augustine reminds us of its roleContinue reading “The Challenges and Opportunities of Medieval Difficulty (Kalamazoo 2016 session)”

CFP: Defining Otherness in Medieval Maps, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2016, deadline 18 September 2015

Medieval maps – from mappaemundi to elaborately decorated nautical charts – provide abundant and rich evidence for the ways in which European cartographers viewed, framed and represented other peoples. This panel seeks papers that bring new materials and new insights to this field of study. We hope for papers exploring depictions of otherness, including foreignersContinue reading “CFP: Defining Otherness in Medieval Maps, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2016, deadline 18 September 2015”

CFP: Kalamazoo 2015: Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society

The Malta Study Center of the Hill Monastic Library will be sponsoring a session entitled “Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society” at the The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies to take place on May 14-17, 2015. This session will focus on the role slavery as an economic force linking disparate religiousContinue reading “CFP: Kalamazoo 2015: Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society”

Call for Session Proposals: Sponsored Panel at Kalamazoo 2015

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 14–17, 2015. We invite session proposals on anyContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals: Sponsored Panel at Kalamazoo 2015”

Event: Chat with an Editor, Kalamazoo

“Chat with an Editor,” a long-standing offering at MLA conferences, is happening at Kalamazoo for the first time! As an extension of the MAA GSC’s mentorship program, several editors of journals in medieval studies are available to meet with graduate students and postgraduate scholars in an effort to meet the needs of aspiring academic authors.Continue reading “Event: Chat with an Editor, Kalamazoo”

MAA GSC Graduate Student Mentoring at Kalamazoo International Medieval Congress 2014

The Graduate Student Committee of the Medieval Academy of America invites those attending the International Medieval Congress (8-11 May 2014, Western Michigan University) to participate in the MAA Graduate Student Mentorship Program. The program facilitates networking between graduate students and established scholars by pairing a student and scholar according to discipline. One need not beContinue reading “MAA GSC Graduate Student Mentoring at Kalamazoo International Medieval Congress 2014”

Call For Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014

Call for Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014 Session to be held at the 2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 8-11, 2014. Sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA). Organizers: Corine Schleif (Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona) Martha Easton (Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey) ForContinue reading “Call For Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014”