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  • 2016 MAMA XL Conference
  • MAMA XL "Other Worlds" Conference Announcement and CFP for the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the MID-AMERICA MEDIEVAL ASSOCIATION
    EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY
    SATURDAY, 17 September 2016

    Plenary speaker: Richard Firth Green, Humanities Distinguished Professor, The Ohio State University

    Papers are invited on any medieval topic, including, of course, those aligned with the conference theme. While Professor Green’s plenary address will be drawn from his recent work on the world of faerie and his forthcoming book, The Bonny Road: Traffic with the Otherworld in the Middle Ages, “Other Worlds” can be construed to encompass many other worlds indeed, spiritual, supernatural, imaginary or fanciful, social, physical, metaphysical, psychological, gendered, ethnic, geographical—with Paradise, Purgatory, Hell, the past, the future, the cloister, the college, the East, Islam, Judaism, social classes other than one’s own, lands other than one’s own, Camelot, Avalon, and faerie, itself, representing only a few of the possibilities.

    Please send 250-word abstracts of papers on any medieval topic no later than 6 May 2016 to:

    Mel Storm
    Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism
    Emporia State University
    1 Kellogg Circle
    Emporia, KS 66801
    mstorm@emporia.edu

  • Romance Studies Lecture
  • In April 2016, Roberta Krueger, Burgess Professor of French at Hamilton College, will present a talk on Jean de Saintré and gender. This lecture is organized by the Department of Romance Languages and Literature.

  • Royal Studies Journal Official Blog
  • Check out this blog post featuring History Professor Lois Huneycutt, History PhD Candidate Alexis Miller, and several former MARS students.

    Link to blog

  • Nathan Hofer published a new book
  • Nathan Hofer (Religious Studies) recently published a new book: Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2015.

    link to book